Water retention before menstruation can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'worrying' to 'needs attention'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose water retention before menstruation, we could:
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Water retention (edema) - do your ankles swell before menstruation?
Possible responses:→ No / don't know
→ Occasionally / moderately
→ Often / severely