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Can edema be cured

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin McCannel
Retinal Surgery 30 years experience
Unlikely: Diabetic macualr edema is a serious vision threatening complication of diabetes. Acupuncture is said to help many things, but it is not likely to hel... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Although : Acupuncture is used by some practioners to treat diabetic macular edema - i wasn't able to find research that directly addresses this. I encourage you... Read More

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Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Each case different: It depends how severe is the brain edema and what the cause is. Mannitol is temporary treatment and only a protective measure. It usually resolves aft... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No cures: This is a complication of severe liver disease. Support stocking and diuretics can help but you need to speak with the doctor treating your liver dise... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Brain swelling: Brain swelling or edema is a very ominous sign. I know of no natural way of dealing with it. It must be addressed immediately. Completely encased in t... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Cerebral edema: There is no one answer to this question. It depends on many factors such as the severity of it, complications that may have developed, overall status ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
See your doctor!: That depends on the cause. Your doctor needs to do an exam, and evaluate you for different conditions that can cause periorbital edema, including inf... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
Why do you have it?: Is it unilateral or bilateral. Is it something that worsens during the day. Do you have a heart or kidney ailment. I need more info to help you. Ca... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Liu
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 19 years experience
Depends on the cause: There can be many different causes of edema, from congestive heart failure to liver failure to obstruction from a tumor to leaky valves in the veins o... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Compare with bruise: The acute lesion swells over 24-36 hrs and resolves slowly over 2-3 weeks. However, resolution implies healing, and with encephalitis the process may... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andras Koser
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Mannitol is used: It is most commonly used preparation to decrease cerebral edema. In the past oral glycerin was used.

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