I agree with patsy10. I had Edema for years and years, even though my doctor didn't know why any better than I did. I did have a weight issue for a number of years, but I had Edema when I was just a kid who didn't hae a weight issue. Then, a little over a year and a half ago I was hospitalized with renal failure. No one is sure why my kidneys failed or why I was dehydrated, since I'm always carrying my water around, plus I lost a lot of weight which should've helped. No one is sure why my electrolytes were off at the time either. I don't know if this is connected with FMS/CFS or not, but I suspect it could be.
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