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

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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