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Question: PCOS Abdominal swelling swollen lymph nodes edema


 lyssaanne - Sun Oct 16, 2005 10:52 pm

Help, I was diagnosed with PXOS after the birth of my first child in 2000. At this time I do not have any cyst. Presently I have the following symptoms: extreme abdominal swelling that goes away in I lay down (By extreme I mean in the morning I look normal but by dinner look like I'm 9 months pregnant), Lymph nodes in my neck that become hard and swollen every few months currently the left one on my neck behind my right ear, severe edema. I am taking lasix 20mg and bumex 1mg twice daily with moderate sucess but still do have some edema. I have had liver fuction, kidney fucntion, thyroid, and gallbladder blood test, CT scan of head and abdomin, echocardiogram, ekg, abdominal and pelvic ultrasound, cest and abdominal x-rays all of which are normal. My doctor has not idea what this could be. Any ideas would be appreciated.
 sneakerlady - Mon Nov 21, 2005 12:17 am

Have you been checked for ascites? How is your nutrition? Has he checked protein levels in your blood?

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