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I have a full body swelling issue which is not easily being diagnosed. Any suggestions about what could be causing the swelling?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine

In brief: Generalized edema

Aka anasarca has many possible causes: liver disease, kidney disease, heart failure, pre-eclampsia (in pregnancy), protein deficiency, severe malnutrition, parasites (hookworms), plant-based chemotherapeutic agents like doxetaxel), poems syndrome [polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and skin changes].
See internist for diagnosis & care.

In brief: Generalized edema

Aka anasarca has many possible causes: liver disease, kidney disease, heart failure, pre-eclampsia (in pregnancy), protein deficiency, severe malnutrition, parasites (hookworms), plant-based chemotherapeutic agents like doxetaxel), poems syndrome [polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and skin changes].
See internist for diagnosis & care.
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