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Old 04-07-2011, 09:28 AM   #1
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I am experiencing severe weight gain as well as severe swelling in my legs and feet all of a sudden. What could this be caused from?

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Old 04-07-2011, 10:19 AM   #2
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Re: Help

It could be due to many things. You need to speak to a doctor about this. Sorry I can't be more help.
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Old 04-10-2011, 08:26 PM   #3
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Re: Help

I was diagnosed with stage 4 end-stage renal failure after 4 years of being misdiagnosed. I had gained 90 pounds and looked like I was 9 months pregnant. I had swelling in my abdomen and arms and could barely breathe. I know now to speak up. Ask your doctor to do a complete metabolic profile (CMP). If it is your kidneys, this test will diagnose it.

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