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I have angio neurotic adema and don't think my tranasamic acid is working and my doctors don't have a clue about my illness?

I have angio neurotic adema and don't think my tranasamic acid is working and my doctors don't have a clue about my illness?

Stress: This condition can be triggered by emotional or stressful reactions as well as environment triggers. Consult your pcp re: prophylactic mediciations to prevent attacks. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Edema (Definition)

Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of edema?

What are the symptoms of edema?

Edema: Edema can be a symptom of heart, kidney and/or liver failure, among other causes. It is also a side effect of some medications. Check out http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/edema/basics/definition/con-20033037 & http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/heart-failure/edema-overview for more info. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of edema before you see it?

Use the scale: If you have weight gain that is unexplained, that might represent early fluid retention that can eventually be seen as edema. ...Read more

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Is dropsy the same thing as edema? What other symptoms can accompany dropsy?

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 underlying pathology and may included respiratory trouble, jaundice, uremia etc. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with interstitial edema and wanted to know what are the symptoms?

I was diagnosed with interstitial edema and wanted to know what are the symptoms?

Here are some...: Interstitial edema denotes an excess of fluid among cells outside blood or lymphatic vessels, which may manifest as puffiness in legs or other affected area. At the beginning, there is no related symptoms. As worsening, systemic symptoms may appear depending on underlying diseases - like short of breath at congestive heart failure. Other causes are certain kidney disease, malnutrition, drug-induce ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of and the treatment for angioneurotic edema?

What are the symptoms of and the treatment for angioneurotic edema?

Simple usually.: I favor the concommitent use of an h1 and h2 blocker together. Hydroxyzine 25-50 hd and rantidine 300 work well, as does Doxepin 25-50mg hs with rantidine 300mg. ...Read more

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Should all hypoaldosteronism patients have edema /can a person have low aldosterone without this symptom/?

Should all hypoaldosteronism patients have edema /can a person have low aldosterone without this symptom/?

Hypoaldo & edema: It would be rare for a person with a low aldosterone to have edema. But would depend on kidney function, cause of low aldo and salt intake. If you have had both kidneys removed which causes low aldo then you will get edema related to how much salt you eat. if your aldo is low because u eat way to much salt you might have edema. If no adrenals is causing low aldo then rare to have edema ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some symptoms of noncardiac pulmonary edema?

Noncardiac pulm edem: Look at this: http://answers.Yahoo.Com/question/index?Qid=20061205115115aaviays.

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What are common symptoms of pulmonary edema?

What are common symptoms of pulmonary edema?

Pulm edema: This usually manifests as shortness of breath, especially when lying down and also swelling of the legs and feet (edema). ...Read more

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Is pulmonary edema a sign or symptom for pneumonia?

No: Pulmonary edema refers to fluid in the lungs, whereas pneumonia is an infection in the lungs. They are different entities, although sometimes they are difficult to differentiate. ...Read more

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What are sign & symptoms of pulmonary edema? And what is the treatment?

Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath, cough, chest tightness, heaviness in the chest, low oxygen levels. Chest x ray shows congestion, sometimes effusion, enlarged heart. Treatment starts with oxygen, diuretics. Determine the cause, treat accordingly. A pressure mask might help in certain circumstances to assist with breathing. ...Read more

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Can someone have persistent facial edema since years as a symptom of pcos?

Can someone have persistent facial edema since years as a symptom of pcos?

Cushings? : Facial edema isn't a well known sign of pcos, but it may be for other diseases that cause problems with bleeding like Cushings... Go see your doc and be evaluated ...Read more

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Pleurisy 3 weeks after pulmonary edema.. No other symptoms. Is this normal?

Pleurisy 3 weeks after pulmonary edema.. No other symptoms. Is this normal?

Pleurisy: The temporal relationship may suggest these things are related but that does not mean they are...So yes this could be normal in your case but keep a watchful eye out for other symptoms just in case! ...Read more

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Cscope 2day showed sigmoid inflam+edema. Scope 3 mo. Ago (different gi) normal except hyperplastic sigmoid polyp (removed) . Symptom free @time of 1st scope -- could polyp have been from past inflam?

Cscope 2day showed sigmoid inflam+edema. Scope 3 mo. Ago (different gi) normal except hyperplastic sigmoid polyp (removed) . Symptom free @time of 1st scope -- could polyp have been from past inflam?

Maybe: Fact is you have increased inflammation. I would suggest consulting a chinese medicine practitioner in addition to your regular doctor. I have great success with chinese medicine and acupuncture...You will probably need to make some diet changes as well and the first two would be to eliminate dairy and wheat from your diet. You can definitely get improvement. ...Read more

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How can I help manage my pulmonary and pedal edema symptoms?

Elevate & compress: The best self treatment would be to elevate your feet (above your heart) when sitting & elevate the foot of the bed while sleeping. Also compression stockings should be applied every morning before getting out of bed. ...Read more

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If one has facial edema as a symptom of pcos, can it improve if treated with antiandrogens?

If one has facial edema as a symptom of pcos, can it improve if treated with antiandrogens?

Not a symptom: facial edema is not a classic symptom of PCOS. If you feel that your face is swollen, rounded or enlarged you may want to discuss that with your doctor. It could be caused by something else. ...Read more

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I am experiencing severe leg edema, is this a common symptom of pulmonary hypertension?

It can be: Edema can result from right sided heart failure but there are many other causes including left heart failure, venous obstruction, inflammation, and other causes as well. All edema needs an evaluation and explanation however. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more