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What is anasarca?

What is anasarca?

Generalized edema: Check out http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/anasarca and http://medical-dictionary.Thefreedictionary.Com/anasarca.

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What is the definition or description of: anasarca?

Generalized edema: Reference sites: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/anasarca and http://www.Doctorsend.Info/2012/01/anasarca-causes-symptoms-and-treatment.Html.

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Can you have anasarca without having symptoms of swelling?

Can you have anasarca without having symptoms of swelling?

No: The term 'anasarca' means generalized swelling of the body. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of anasarca?

What is the treatment of anasarca?

Anasarca treatment.: It depends upon the cause. If it is due to right heart failure, treat the heart failure. If it is due to severe hypoproteinemia, the treatment is correction of that condition. ...Read more

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I've had intermittent anasarca since 3wks. EGFR was 32 now up to 48.My blood work looks good now but i have developed Acites. What could this mean?

I've had intermittent anasarca since 3wks. EGFR was 32 now up to 48.My blood work looks good now but i have developed Acites. What could this mean?

Proteinuria (Nephrop: Sounds like u have nephropathy, a kidney condition characterized by protein leaking into the urine (kidneys not able to keep it from filtering thru). There r many causes, most commonly diabetes & high blood pressure (hypertension, HTN), but other causes possible (minimal change disease - MCD, Alport's syndrome, &c). Treatment depends on cause. Talk to a Nephrologist for a clear diagnosis & treatme ...Read more

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What cause bp?

What cause bp?

BP definition.: The blood pressure is the resistance to blood flow through the body. The higher number is the resistance when the heart pumps, and the lower number is the resistance when the heart relaxes and fills. High BP can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels and brain. 95% of the time, there's no one specific cause perhaps other than genetics. ...Read more

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Cause of headche?

Depends: It greatly depends on the type of headache you have, location, quality, associated symptoms, etc, etc. ...Read more

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What cause dyspenia?

What cause dyspenia?

Short of breath: Dyspnea can be caused by anything that prevents taking a full, effective breath. Causes include obesity, illness, neuromuscular disorders such as ms, smoking, etc. ...Read more

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What causes nightmare?

What causes nightmare?

WorkingInternalFears: During sleep, our minds/brains work to both integrate awake experiences into memory &, as part of this, make sense of many issues, correctly or incorrectly, the best we can. Fears, anger & sadness, emotions we typically have the most difficulty with, are commonly repressed while awake; allows function & interaction with others. However, while dreaming, issues are worked on & sometimes remembered. ...Read more

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What could cause spasms?

What could cause spasms?

Many things: There are many causes of muscle spasms including muscle injury, electrolyte imbalance, spinal cord injury/disease and brain injury. There are a number of disorders of the brain that can cause spasticity as well. There are many other causes as well. ...Read more

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What could be the cause?

Cause of what?: If you can please tell us what problem you want us to give you an educated guess about, we can try to help. Be well. ...Read more

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What causes my back pains?

What causes my back pains?

Many things: herniated disk, strained/spasming muscles, kidney issues, lack of mobility, trauma etc. If you truly want an answer I would seek help of your local MD or chiropractor to have it looked at. No worries Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap for any dental questions with my special keycode: DFWMCQ! Securely video or text chat by virtual appointment. http://htap.us/28qexs ...Read more

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What causes a wound to weep?

Part of healing: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the skin layers and then can leak out of an open wound. The fluid contains water, protein, electrolytes and cells that give it color. This is a natural process and aids in healing. As it heals, the drainage will decrease. Keep it covered. ...Read more

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What is utheritis and cause?

What is utheritis and cause?

Urethritis: I hope you meant urethritis. Urethritis is the inflammation of the urethra - a tube that drains the bladder outside. The main portion of the urethra in males lies within the penis. An inflammation of the urethra is urethritis. The most common cause of urethritis is infection such as std. ...Read more

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What cause pain in the wist?

What cause pain in the wist?

Wrist pain: Wrist pain can be from a variety of reasons, but most likely is related to repetitive trauma from things like keyboards/computers and manual work. Other questions: any swelling, any finger swelling, any redness, any fever, any rash or other infections? Answers to these may alter the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes Ambras syndrome?

What causes Ambras syndrome?

Ambras Syndrome: Ambras syndrome is a very rare type of hypertrichosis (excess hair) a congenital skin disease characterized by excessive hair growth on the entire body, with the exception of the palms, soles, and mucous membranes. Werewolf Syndrome. ...Read more

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What causes wilson's disease?

What causes wilson's disease?

Genes: Wilson's disease is due to mutations in the wilson disease protein (atp7b) gene. Wilson's - konovalov's disease or hepatolenticular degeneration is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder in which copper accumulates in tissues like the liver and cornea; this manifests as neurological or psychiatric symptoms and liver disease. It is treated with medication and sometimes liver transplant. ...Read more

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