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Description of Oedema

DescriptionAccording to dictionary definition  Oedema is the medical term used for swelling caused by fluids in the body’s tissues. It usually occurs in the feet, ankles, and legs, but it can involve your entire body.  Causes and Risk FactorsAccording to dictionary definition  Causes of oedema include:1.  Eating too much salt2. Sunburn3. Heart failure4. Kidney disease5. Liver problems from cirrhosis6. Pregnancy7. Problems with lymph nodes, especially after mastectomy8. Some medicines9. Standing or walking a lot when the weather is warm  Signs and Symptoms  According to dictionary definition  Common symptoms include:1. Swelling and puffiness in the skin2. Stretched skin3. Increased overall size4. Shortness of breath  PreventionAccording to dictionary definition  Preventive measures:1. To keep swelling down, keep your legs raised when sitting2. Limit salt intake  3. Avoid tight clothing    

 

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