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iv saline treatments and other IV treatments.

Discussion in 'Antivirals, Antibiotics and Immune Modulators' started by Jessica90066, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. Jessica90066

    Jessica90066

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    Hello I am a patient of dr irma rey. i am curiuos about why some of you get iv saline and orther iv infusions. thanks.
     
  2. Sushi

    Sushi Moderator and Senior Member Albuquerque

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    Iv saline increases blood volume - temporarily--so you feel better if you have OI.

    Sushi
     
  3. Jessica90066

    Jessica90066

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    Thanks for the info. How do they figure out if you have low blood volume or OI ? Sorry I am a newbie to all this.
     
  4. Sushi

    Sushi Moderator and Senior Member Albuquerque

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    A tilt table test is the "classic" method of determining autonomic dysfuction. They can test your blood volume but only a few places have the equipment so it is not done that often.

    Symptoms give a lot of information here.

    Sushi
     
  5. Jessica90066

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    I am seeing cardio Doc tomorrow to be testing for autonomic dysfunction. Dr Rey referred me to him. He does the tilt table testing. So I will know more tomorrow.
     

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