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what is swelling?

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Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
Podiatry 9 years experience
Fluid: The easiest way to describe swelling would be an excessive amount of fluid buildup in the body. Many things can cause swelling such as problems with veins and lymphatics of the body, clots, high blood pressure, heart failure, fractures and sprains. A visit to your doctor can help find the cause.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Is premenstrual swelling normal?

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Yes: You have been waiting a while for an answer, and though it out of my area of expertise: prodromal symptoms of oncoming or frank onset of menstruation could easily be the cause of swelling; or more commonly referred in this context to "water retention".
A 50-year-old female asked:

Does nuvigil also reduce swelling

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
Unlikely: The only way i can imagine that Nuvigil (or provigil) would reduce swelling would be for the drug to energize the user enough to increase exercise, diminishing fluid build-up due to inactivity. There is no direct pharmacological affect of Nuvigil on fluid metabolism.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What causes swelling of the lower?

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Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
Podiatry 9 years experience
Lower extremity : Swelling may result from different things such as problems with the veins or lymphatic system, systemic conditions like high blood pressure or heart failure, and trauma like sprains and fractures. A visit to your primary care physician or podiatrist may help to uncover the cause. If the swelling is sudden and in only one extremity, a you should see your doctor immediately to rule out a blood clot.
A 28-year-old male asked:

What causes kenn swelling?

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Dr. Tracy Lovell
Rheumatology 21 years experience
Knee swelling: Can be caused by injury, trauma, osteoarthritis, gout, and inflammatory arthritis.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Is Advocare side effect swelling?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If you've developed: Swelling on this 28 day cleansing protocol - then something may be amiss. You might want to check with your physician.

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