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Fluid balance chart - anyone able to interpret?

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quietandpeaceful Sat 05-Sep-20 18:54:30

Been asked to do 3 day ins and outs chart for the hospital ahead of having tests (urodynamics and flow rate testing) this week.

I’ve drunk 2210ml on Thursday, peed 1915ml.

2570 yesterday, peed 1660ml .

Today so far it’s 1860 over 950ml .

So something obviously is way off there but what? I’m female, thirty, just finished a period . Not hugely active - about 5000 steps a day, sometimes hit 8-10k . V overweight although losing . No other issues that I know of - family hx of heart problems which means I’m putting 2 and 2 together here and getting 7 ... I do get fluid retention in my calves but have always put that down to being fat and my anti depressants .

Appreciate any advice at all - I’m probably worrying over nothing at all !

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YenniferOfVengeberg Sat 05-Sep-20 19:03:16

What are you worrying about?
You lose some fluid in faeces, with breathing, sweating, evaporation. Not all in urine.

toiletpaper Sat 05-Sep-20 19:08:36

I'm a nurse and yes it's basically that, what you put into your body and what comes out in urine (or runny poo, stomas etc where I work). As the poster above said, don't read too much info as you also lose fluids through insensible ways such as sweat and poo that isn't counted.

quietandpeaceful Sat 05-Sep-20 19:09:36

YenniferOfVengeberg

What are you worrying about?
You lose some fluid in faeces, with breathing, sweating, evaporation. Not all in urine.

Thank you flowers I was worried I had fluid overload or something . Stupid really . I remember doing the same forms at work (NHS ward) and being told they should roughly equal . Maybe its different if you aren’t hospitalised !

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Stompythedinosaur Sat 05-Sep-20 19:11:46

I agree with pps - those numbers look fine to me and nothing to worry about.

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