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does edema go away

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: THe skull has no room for brain expansion so edema is a critical condition. There are several ways to reduce brain swelling and thus reduce pressure f ... Read More
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Cerebral edema: The resolution of cerebral edema is based on what caused the edema in the first place. It if is due to an infection or tumor and they are treated then ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes: THe skull has no room for brain expansion so edema is a critical condition. There are several ways to reduce brain swelling and thus reduce pressure f ... Read More
Dr. Estrada Bernard
37 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends: Cerebral edema usually will recede over time provided the initial trigger has been resolved or eliminated.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Perlmuter
Specializes in Internal Medicine
It is hard to tell: It is hard to predict if it will go away. Often they do not go away. See the surgeon or a urologist is it is painful or too big and bothers you. Usua ... Read More
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Dr. John Hanna
34 years experience Family Medicine
3 Months: I would think that after 3 months post surgery either it is going to be persistent.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Bone marrow edema is a term first used in 1988 to describe an abnormal signal pattern seen on the MRI of bone (usually of hip or knee) due to increase ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Only a guess: Looking up the drug, i found nothing that would indicate its specific effects upon edema (swelling) it is used for a wide variety of infections, many ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Lyons
43 years experience Gynecology
Don't know.: Not an effect I have seen before.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Surfield
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: It would depend on the type of surgery you had done. Most edema usually resolves within the first 2-6 weeks.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Doesn't cure: Diet can certainly make congestive heart failure worse. Salt needs to be closely watched as it will precipitate fluid retention making the congestive ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe never!: Because there are many causes to swelling, the swollen feet may not go away with a diuretic. If they do, i would expect a response within 2-3 days, an ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Yes, possible: Depending on the cause of your enlarged heart, if they underlying abnormality is corrected, then yes the heart can go back to normal size with correct ... Read More
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