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Further information about Edema is below, or review more specific information about these types of Edema: Generalised Oedema, Oedema of the lower extremity, Oedema of the upper extremity, Pulmonary oedema, Unilateral oedema of the lower extremity, Lymphatic oedema, Lymphoedema or other types.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Edema.
There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor
about your symptoms.
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Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Edema, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.
Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Edema may include:
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When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Edema as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Edema may include these symptoms:
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Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible
causes of Edema as a symptom include:
Accumulation of an excessive amount of watery fluid in cells or intercellular tissues.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Swelling from excessive accumulation of serous fluid in tissue.
- (Source - CRISP)
Swelling caused by excess fluid in body tissues.
- (Source - National Cancer Institute)
The list below shows some of the causes of Edema mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Edema. Of the 208 causes of Edema that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Edema' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Edema or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Edema based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Subtypes of Edema:
Generalised Oedema (36 causes), Oedema of the lower extremity (26 causes), Oedema of the upper extremity (5 causes), Pulmonary oedema (52 causes), Unilateral oedema of the lower extremity (8 causes), Lymphatic oedema (6 causes), Lymphoedema (41 causes)
Medical Conditions associated with Edema:
Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)
Symptoms related to Edema:
Swelling (3730 causes), Swollen ankles (107 causes), Ascites (176 causes), Swollen legs (576 causes), Anasarca, Pedal edema, Transudate, Exudates, Pulmonary edema (72 causes), Congestive heart failure (140 causes), Cirrhosis of liver (119 causes), Hypoalbuminemia (18 causes), Nephrotic syndrome
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