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... heart is overworked causing the left ventricle to enlarge to compensate. An oversized heart loses contractility, and this condition causes blood rec'd from the lungs to backup causing pulmonary edema. ... (18 replies)
... ed after a heart attack to improve survival. It WILL cause wheezing and other breathing problems and will only defeat its purpose and become lethal if someone is taking far more than they should be because of an incompetant doctor. ... (18 replies)
... Larry, I'm glad to hear everything is looking better for you. However, I'm confused about what you wrote in your post about Metoprolol causing fluid build up in your lungs and other places. The point in taking it is so your heart won't beat to quick and to try to repair heart damage. ... (18 replies)

... He is now off Coumadin for now. After this episode he developed a terrible cough. He had to have fluid removed from around his lungs 3 times already. The last time was on December 13, 2005, where they remmoved 4 liters. ... (3 replies)
... and very irregularly. Usually feels like the sound of corn popping. Last time I had a serious bout it started with almost fainting, and wheezing like there was fluid deep in my lungs. ... (0 replies)
Heart Failure?
May 10, 2011
... So I go into my doctors for my regular visit and I told them about some puffiness I had in my fingers where I couldn't take off my rings. My toes and calves seemed tight and puffy, also that I have over 110 pulse on Sunday. ... (7 replies)
Chf Please Help
Jun 2, 2008
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Heart Failure
Nov 8, 2004
... my eyelids would be swollen. As a matter of fact my cheeks were also swollen the other day. I noticed the pitting edema in my forearms and hands too. I know the fluid is in my stomach because it's hard for me to sit comfortably in my jeans so I've started wearing sweat pants. My legs, ankles and feet are also swollen too. ... (21 replies)

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