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What Can I Do To Not Get Fluid Accumulation In The Skin
Lower leg swelling: One of the most common forms of 'water in the skin' is edema or swelling of the lower legs. It's common during pregnancy and is frequently related to poor circulation and heart failure as a person gets older. Support stockings are usually the best way to treat this problem. Exercise can also help. Sometimes salt intake is a factor too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Edema/swelling: There can be many causes of fluid accumulation (or edema). Can be caused by infection, inflammation, bug bite, preexisting skin disease, allergic reaction, drug reaction, trauma/injury, surgery, sunburn, poor circulation. Usually the area of edema looks swollen and sometimes tender. ...Read more
See a doctor: There is no way to tell you what is going on from that description. See a doctor for a more precise diagnosis. ...Read more
Does pneumonia mean fluid accumulation in the lungs? Does it happen in every case? How is it treated?
If someone has end stage renal failure. Wouldn't they have severe swelling all over from fluid accumulation?
Possibly: It depends if there is still urine output or not. Some people maintain good urine volume even if they are on dialysis and in that case there is an outlet for fluid excess to leave the body. In the absence of urine output only dialysis can remove the extra fluid so a restriction of intake is mandatory. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My sister has been sick for 2 weeks. Feverish and her knies had fluid accumulation. She got antibiotics for 1 week, without success. Any idea's?
yes: If there is fluid in the pleural space, breath sounds are significantly diminished. ...Read more
Possibility of having pid+ douglas fluid accumulation post total hysterectomy?How the bacterias spread in the pelvis?Is it through the vaginal stitch?
Edema: Dropsy is an old term which refers to excess fluid in the tissues, i.e. Edema. There are many causes of edema. Edema can be due to serious conditions (heart failure, kidney failure, liver failure, lymphatic obstruction); but mild degrees of edema can be a common occurrence in women with premenstrual bloat, or after a prolonged immobilization (long plane flight). ...Read more
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