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Fluid Near the Heart

Sidney Drabkin

Posted on August 19, 2019 11:21

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I was told that I had fluid near the heart and it had to be removed.

Two months ago I had a bad cough, and I went to an emergency room at a hospital to have it taken care of.

I was told that I had liquid near the heart and it has to be removed. I stayed over night, and the liquid was removed. I was promptly sent home. 

When I went into the hospital, I weight about two hundred twenty three pounds, but when I left I weighed about about one hundred ninety-six pounds. Too, it seemed, I had lost much of my energy. 

About two months ago, I went back to the hospital because I thought I was dehydrated. The doctors then gave me fluid, but before I left they said I had more fluid near the heart and took it out.

Again I lost energy, and I came out weighing 156 lbs along with a side effect of indigestion, which went away two weeks after I took medication. 

Several days ago we planned a trip to see the whales near Monterey Bay, Everything seemed good. We drove to Monterey, California, and found a place to stay, had dinner, and went to bed. 

In the morning, around 9:00am, we got on a boat and went out to see the whales. While out on the bay, it took 2-hours to get to the location where the whales were located, and we saw about four pods of whales.

But soon I started having problems again. I began to have a hard time standing. My walking was good, but it seemed that standing up from that position was nearly impossible.

I could drive a car and I walked alright, but I still had a lot of difficulty when trying to stand. The question I am asking myself all the while is simple: What's wrong?

Could it be the medication I am taking?

I hate to go back to the hospital because they might take out more fluid and make me even weaker than I am now.

When I went back to the hospital, they kept me in overnight and took out more fluid and sent me home. 

Sidney Drabkin

Posted on August 19, 2019 11:21

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