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Parkersburg, WV
A 47-year-old female asked:

Can having impacted bowels cause edema? what other problems can this cause? thank you.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 20 years experience
Depends: Having constipation or being full of stool should not cause swelling unless the swelling is your belly. If you mean swelling in you arms and legs then there can be multiple reasons for why this is happening. Please see your doctor for more answers. Cheers.

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Last updated Oct 28, 2014

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