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does progesterone promote sodium and water retention?

Question description: Does progesterone promote water and sodium retention? Supplementary instructions: Does progesterone promote water and sodium retention?

Answer: Progesterone causes water and sodium retention. There are many side effects of progesterone, generally manifested as gastrointestinal reactions, may appear nausea, vomiting, dizziness and other symptoms. In addition, progesterone also has the effect of promoting water and sodium retention, because progesterone can transfer body fluids from cells to interstitial spaces. The reabsorption of water and sodium by the renal tubules, resulting in water and sodium retention, is a normal physiological phenomenon.

Answer: Does progesterone promote water and sodium retention? The main ingredient of contraceptives is progesterone. If it is a short-acting contraceptive, it is a compound of progesterone and estrogen. If you take emergency contraceptives for a long time, it will affect the Liver and kidney function, as you said, these symptoms of water retention can occur. First of all, you need to stop the contraceptive pill as soon as possible, and then go to the hospital to check the liver and kidney function, and comprehensively consider the treatment measures according to the test results.

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