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Dr. Thomas Namey Dr. Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
44 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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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

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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


Dr. Carlo Hatem Dr. Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
21 years in practice
American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
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What are sign & symptoms of pulmonary edema? And what is the treatment?

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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Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan Dr. Mutharasan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
14 years in practice
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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Dr. Niraj Patel Dr. Patel
Ophthalmology
23 years in practice
University of Michigan Medical School
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Best treatment for corneal edema/fuch's dystrophy?

Best treatment for corneal edema/fuch's dystrophy?

Fuchs: It depends on a multitude of factors such as your best corrected vision, your corneal thickness, your endothelial cell count (health of the inner layer of cells). Anyone with Fuchs should be evaluated by an eye care provider and optimally by a corneal specialist who can review the condition and go over treatments and options and measure the disease course. ...Read more

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead Dr. Hammerstead
Surgery - Trauma
46 years in practice
University of Louisville School of Medicine
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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is bisgaard treatment for mastectomy edema?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is bisgaard treatment for mastectomy edema?

Not recognized Rx: As with many holistic/naturopathic they are not well studied and often fall short of their zealot supporters claims. A more clinical tried and true if Omental tansplant from the abdomin to the axillae ...Read more

Dr. Calvin Weisberger Dr. Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
47 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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Treatment of pitting pedal edema?

Treatment of pitting pedal edema?

Edema: The treatment depends on the cause of the pitting edema. When caused by congestive heart failure it is certainly different from when it is caused by venous insufficiency or hepatic cirrhosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Ziad Akl Dr. Akl
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
27 years in practice
St Joseph's University Faculty of Medicine
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What is the treatment for edema?

What is the treatment for edema?

Treat the cause: Edema is swelling of the skin that can be caused by many things. Usually we treat the cause but sometimes we give water pills to decrease it, such as in heart failure. ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Rafat Dr. Rafat
Podiatry
18 years in practice
New York College of Podiatric Medicine
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Dr. Kenneth Smith Dr. Smith
Internal Medicine
28 years in practice
Ross University School of Medicine
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Treatment of edema in the leg?

Treatment of edema in the leg?

Elevation.: Edema provided both legs elevation low sodium diet. Walking helpful, standing still worsens. If only one leg could be blood clot need medical evaluation. If no improvement if both legs need to see physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Workman Dr. Workman
Pain Management
years in practice
Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
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Explain the method of treatment for macular edema?

Explain the method of treatment for macular edema?

Laser welds, retina: The eye surgeon uses a laser to target tiny areas of fluid leakage around the macula. This essentially 'welds' the leaks shut and stops fluid from causing edema. ...Read more

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger Dr. Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
47 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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Please tell me what's the treatment for peripheral edema?

Please tell me what's the treatment for peripheral edema?

Swollen feet and ank: Like any other problem the remedies step from knowing the cause of the problem. If the swelling is due to poor veins in the legs, support hose may help. For some people weight loss helps. There are many causes for swollen lower extremities you need to be seen by your dr. To find out why the swelling and what to do about it. ...Read more

Dr. Tim Conrad Dr. Conrad
Ophthalmology
30 years in practice
Duke University School of Medicine
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Can you tell me is there any definitive treatment for cystoide macular edema?

Can you tell me is there any definitive treatment for cystoide macular edema?

Yes: First an evaluation to determine cause must be done, then the caused treated. For the edema, itself eyedrops containing steroids and non-steroid anti-inflammtory agents are used. If this fails to work, then injections of anti-vegf agents, such as avastin, (bevacizumab) can be done. See a retinal specialist for this problem. ...Read more

Dr. Ajay Acharya Dr. Acharya
Internal Medicine
33 years in practice
A P Singh University, S. S. Medical College
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau Dr. Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
32 years in practice
Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nurnberg
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Dr. Scott m Smith Dr. Smith
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
37 years in practice
University of Washington School of Medicine
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What is the treatment for a . Subchondral edema hip.

What is the treatment for a . Subchondral edema hip.

Rest: Subchondral edema means there is swelling under the cartilage surface. It happens after injury, arthritis, or anything that causes inflammation. An xray gives that information, also arthritis or fracture should be visualized on the same xray. Treatment would be directed toward the causitive problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Ario Kiarash Dr. Kiarash
Orthopedic Surgery
23 years in practice
George Washington University Medical School
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What is the treatment for a . Subchondral edema hip.

What is the treatment for a . Subchondral edema hip.

Depends: if the edema is due to osteonecrosis, or arthrosis the long term treatment tends to be joint replacement. If it is traumatic, or due to abnormal mechanics in case of cartilage or labral injury, then it may respond to arthroscopic treatment. In younger patients, or some pregnant women, it may require no treatment other than non weight bearing Rx on crutches for about 6 weeks to allow for resoluti ...Read more

Dr. Barry Bellovin Dr. Bellovin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
39 years in practice
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for pedal edema?

Depends on the cause: Pedal edema can be due to many different things. It could be from the heart, liver, kidneys, thyroid, etc. There are serious conditions that can cause pedal edema, as well as minor ones. It could also be a side effect of some medications. You should see your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Dr. Bahman Omrani Dr. Omrani
Pain Management
13 years in practice
Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine
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What is the treatment for bone marrow edema?

Bone marrow edema: Depends on the cause & location. Bone bruising or bone marrow edema (bme) is generally due to trauma or stress. Some systemic illnesses can also cause it. Often it seenon mri. Bme or bone bruise is not treated; if symptomatic, the cause is treated. Conservative treatment, infusion of prostacycline or bisphosphonates, and surgery are options. "bone marrow edema syndrome" is an entity. ...Read more

Dr. Matt Wachsman Dr. Wachsman
Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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What is the most effective treatment for posterior wall laryngeal edema?

What is the most effective treatment for posterior wall laryngeal edema?

Often requires emerg: emergency care if breathing is compromised. For this reason steroids are usually given. On the other hand if you mean in the context of "a mild cold".... trilosate liquid as a spray. ...Read more

Dr. Dennis Clifford Dr. Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
39 years in practice
University of Minnesota Medical School
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What's the best treatment for pulmonary edema if the person has renal failure?

What's the best treatment for pulmonary edema if the person has renal failure?

Diuretics -dialysis: It depends how severe the renal failure is as to which treatment is best. If severe renal failure is present urgent dialysis is best to remove excess water. If not severe, sometimes diuretics can do the job. ...Read more

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