Why Congestive Heart Failure Causes Fluid Buildup?

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I had stomach pain in my lower right. Stomach,,l was st the emergency roim twice in the last monthi thet did not find.any thing wrong with mycstomach. At both hospitals. But found fluid arroundbmy heart mnbsaid nothing wrong w my stimqch but it still hurts now more frequency,,, longer andvmuch more painful.
how old are you ? how long have you been in this pain?  do you have routine blood test and stool test? Does that show any sign of anemia or infection? appendicitis is the most commom reason for this symptom. Is facal occult blood test positive? Ischemic bowel disease can be a reason, if you have atherosclerosis in other arteries. Try to get some normal blood and stool test.
Do you mind sharing the test results? The blood panel, facal panel. Did you get an ultrasound?
Do you drink it could be your gallbladder. Keep a food journal and log what you eat. You could be lactose indolent.  Or it could be celiac disease.
how old are you ? how long have you been in this pain?  do you have routine blood test and stool test? Does that show any sign of anemia or infection? appendicitis is the most commom reason for this symptom. Is facal occult blood test positive? Ischemic bowel disease can be a reason, if you have atherosclerosis in other arteries. Try to get some normal blood and stool test.
im 49 yes I had stool blood urine and cat scan nothing was foundal again ywster day I was back at the emergency room again they found nothing now the pain is back
I am trying to find fluid behind the heart
do you have Pericardial effusion? have you run heart ultrasonic test?
it can be caused by heart failure, it's dangerous. you should check out with a cardiologist ,find out the reason ,get treated.
The heart is surrounded by fluid, not just behind the heart. Are you trying to find information of pericardial effusion, too much fluid accumulated around the heart?
Mu 90 year old mother was just diagnosed with fluid around her heart..what does this mean? How does this happen?
Im a 46 year old female.  I have had a total of 2 stents put in my main aortic valve due to blood clots..now i have severe atherosclerosis..how did fluid appear around my heart? I do have heart disease and Celiac disease and Thyroid disease.  What are the dangers of Atherosclerosis and Afib and plague in your arteries? Need information asap (( PLEASE))
Atherosclerosis in the artery could lead to artery stenosis, and then obstructive artery with plaque. Afib could lead to embolism and block the artery. Anti-coagulation drugs and anti -platelet drugs should be used. You should consult with a cardiologist ASAP. The medication strategy is a little complex.
There is normally a small amount of fluid around the heart (small pericardial effusion). This is produced by the sac around the heart and is an important part of normal heart functioning. Excess fluid around the heart is known as a pericardial effusion. But where does this excess fluid come from? Often, when the heart experiences inflammation (known as pericarditis) extra fluid releases and collects within the sac. It is also possible for blood to fill the sac during or after trauma, surgery, or complications of other heart procedures. Blood around the heart is known as hemopericardium. The fluid around the heart is usually continually produced and drained, so the level stays constant. Sometimes in patients with heart failure, high pressures within the heart cause the fluid not to drain properly. The body, however, continues to produce pericardial fluid, leading to excess fluid around the heart (chylous pericardial effusion).

Clogged arteries greatly increase the likelihood of heart attack, stroke, and even death. Because of these dangers, it is important to be aware, no matter how old you are, of the causes of artery plaque and treatment strategies to prevent serious consequences.
Plaque that accumulates on the inner walls of your arteries is made from various substances that circulate in your blood. These include calcium, fat, cholesterol, cellular waste, and fibrin, a material involved in blood clotting. In response to plaque buildup, cells in your artery walls multiply and secrete additional substances that can worsen the state of clogged arteries.
Had a ct scan of my lungs due to a nodule I have had for awhile.  Found a small amount of fluids around my heart.  Went for echo of my heart.  Nothing but the small amount of fluid was found.  Now I'm told to make an appt. with a Cardiologist.  Am I being given the runaround to pad others wallets or is this something to worry about?
you should have echo of  heart and see a cardiologist. to be honest, it's very hart to find out the real reason for Pericardial effusion, you doctor will take risk to do Puncture
of pericardial effusion and have test for the fliud. maybe he will not, since it's only a small amount of fluid. no matter what you should go to cardiologist and follow up the Pericardial effusion.
Just out of hospital couple days ago. They say I have small amount of fluid around heart, I'm on blood thinners for mechanical valve.
My ultrasound showed high (2.7mm) fluid around the heart at 20 weeks pregnant. My doctor informed me that he measured the fluid thickness as only 1.5mm (within normal range). He explained the discrepancy: since a heart is not a perfect sphere, if the measurement is not taken at a 90 angle to the heart, then it is possible to over measure the fluid around the heart. He also explained there is a lot of uncertainty around what is normal fluid width, and the meaning, as most of the research was done in the 90s when US machines were inaccurate. He also did an echocardio and checked my blood. All checked out. I am lucky, but the whole process was terrifying. Hope this info helps others.
if a person  as my wife does    called a-fib
cause  ankles to get swallon and leg cramps
happens a lot for her
lack of enegery a lot
has gained ex weight as well
use of heating pad helps at times
confussed
Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common persistent arrhythmia. With the increase of age, the incidence of atrial fibrillation is increasing, up to 10% of people over 75 years old. The frequency of atrial activation during atrial fibrillation is 300-600 beats per minute. The heart rate is often fast and irregular, sometimes up to 100-160 beats per minute. It is not only much faster than normal heartbeat, but also absolutely irregular, and the atrium loses its effective systolic function. The prevalence of atrial fibrillation is also closely related to coronary heart disease, hypertension and heart failure. The common causes of atrial fibrillation include hypertension, coronary heart disease, cardiac surgery, valvular disease, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, congenital heart disease, pulmonary embolism, hyperthyroidism and so on, which are related to alcohol consumption, mental tension, water and electrolyte disorders, severe infection, and other types of arrhythmia.
I have had fluid drained off my lungs twice what are they going to have to do to stop this fluid getting in my lungs
Did you get fluid drained at ER, Mr. Smith? Did they tell you what is causing the fluid buidup in your lungs? The fluid in lung, also called edema, is usually caused by heart disease, or pneumonia, toxin exposure, trauma, medication, high elevations, does any of them ring any bell? They have to find out what is causing the fluid, then fix the underlying problem, and you don't have fluid any more.
I have congestive heart failure and stroke heartache fluid buildup in belly chest pains need be info.
Hello, congestive heart failure needs rest, not overwork. The medicine prescribed by the doctor should be taken on time every day. Do not take in excess water. Do you mean that there is fluid in the abdomen and heart chamber, then do you have symptoms such as difficulty breathing? In general, the heart has effusions that need to be puncture-extracted. If the liquid in the abdomen is large, it needs to be extracted. If you have the above symptoms, it is recommended to go to the hospital for examination and treatment. Wishing for health.
I have excessive gas bloting and I urinate a lot I recently had a cat scan done that showed a little fluid around my heart are these symptoms of congestive heart failure?
Excessive gas bloating, urinate a lot and fluid around the heart are symptoms of heart failure. Heart failure leads to gastrointestinal congestion and dysfunction. Please try to get your local cardiologist to help you.
My whole body swelled, first my legs for a week it was hard to walk, then i woke up my feet was swollen then 2 more days go by and my hands neck and couldnt breath so 2 weeks later I came to ER found out i have fluid on the lungs. its painful when your swelling goes down too i am so hard anough right now
Possible reason: congestive heart failure, low serum protein, kidney disease, liver disease. you should get treated at the hospital.
All the dr told me I have some fluid around my heart after a test.. and referred me to a cardiologist... I asked what caused it... she said that's why I want you to go to cadioallegest.... so ,what is this? What causes this?
Pericardial effusion - everyone has such fluid, if the fluid is too much it becomes a negative impact to the heart. It's usually a result of inflammation or trauma.

what is congested heart failure 

Congestive heart failure is a condition in which the heart works less efficiently than normal, and fluid builds up in the arms, legs, ankles, feet, lungs, or othe organs, making the body congested. I read a thread about it at https://qa.healthtopquestions.com/30539/what-is-congestive-heart-failure?show=30539#q30539.
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