A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: arm swelling?

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Dr. Thomas Klein
Allergy and Immunology 43 years experience
Could be infection: Swelling of the arm could be due to allergy, infection, poor circulation or lymphadema where the lymphatic drainage is blocked. If you have swelling you should see your doctor.
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Dr. David Schleimer
A Verified Doctoranswered
40 years experience
Not to be flippant..: Really all one could say is swelling (medically known as edema) of the arm, from shoulder to wrist. Any more information forthcoming from a doctor, would be due to a more informative question.
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