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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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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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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What causes add?

What causes add?

Don't really know: The actual cause of adhd is really unknown. Spect scans have been able to show abnormalities in the frontal lobe of those with adhd, but this doesn't explain cause. It is believed to be a chemical, rather than purely a behavioral disorder. Theories on cause are endless from diet, genetics, vitamin deficiency, toxin exposure, fetus development, etc. ...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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