I kept drinking water all day. I kept peeing but the swelling did not go down in Legs. id I drink too much water. I had 80 Oz of water over 5 hours.
If you do not have heart failure, you should drink 6 to 8 (8 ounce) glasses of water spread out through the day. Drinking too much water can deplete important electrolytes and make you sicker. You need to keep your legs elevated as much as you can for the swelling to go down.
Lasix is usually prescribed because there’s too much water in the body. No need to try to drink extra. Drinking more water will just make it harder to get the water out with lasix.
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