A 38-year-old member asked:
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what are the symptoms of dropsy? what is the cure for it?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Dropsy: Read this: In old times it was a term for tissue swelling often synonomous with congestive heart failure. http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=13311
Answered on Dec 1, 2014

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Dropsy=edema: Dropsy is an old term which refers to excess fluid in the tissues, i.e. Edema. There are many causes of edema. Edema can be due to serious condition ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
Too vague: Don't know what you mean by "dropsy".
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
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CHF: Dropsy is the archaic term for congestive heart failure. You can google it and learn all about it.
A 48-year-old member asked:
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 und ... Read More

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