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besides swelling, what are the other symptoms of dropsy?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends on cause: Dropsy is a term for generalized edema. It may be due to heart failure, liver and kidney disease, malnutrition etc. Other symptoms depend on the underlying pathology and may included respiratory trouble, jaundice, uremia etc.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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