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What is a peripheral edema in the body?

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Dr. David Schleimer
Dentistry - Orthodontics
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In brief: Swelling

Edema is the medical term for swelling.
If it is termed peripheral it describes swelling in your extremities, arms, fingers, legs, toes etc. Good luck!

In brief: Swelling

Edema is the medical term for swelling.
If it is termed peripheral it describes swelling in your extremities, arms, fingers, legs, toes etc. Good luck!
Dr. David Schleimer
Dr. David Schleimer
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Leg or arm swelling

Leg or arm swelling ( leg is more common because gravity pulls down the fluid to the lowest part of the body).

In brief: Leg or arm swelling

Leg or arm swelling ( leg is more common because gravity pulls down the fluid to the lowest part of the body).
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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