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Edema

Edema: Introduction

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.

Edema: The abnormal retention of fluid in a given anatomical area. See detailed information below for a list of 208 causes of Edema, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Edema:

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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Causes of Types of Edema:

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Review causes of types of Edema in more specific categories:

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Edema: Symptom Checker

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.

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Edema Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Edema may include:

  • Amiloride - usually for edema associated with congestive heart failure
  • Apo-Amilzide - usually for edema associated with congestive heart failure
  • Midamor - usually for edema associated with congestive heart failure
  • Moduret - usually for edema associated with congestive heart failure
  • Moduretic - usually for edema associated with congestive heart failure
  • Novamilor - usually for edema associated with congestive heart failure
  • Nu-Amilzide - usually for edema associated with congestive heart failure
  • more treatments...»

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Drug interactions causing Edema:

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.

  • Flunisolide and Stanozolol interaction
  • AeroBid and Stanozolol interaction
  • AeroBid-M and Stanozolol interaction
  • Bronalide and Stanozolol interaction
  • Nasalide and Stanozolol interaction
  • Nasarel and Stanozolol interaction
  • more interactions...»

Edema: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Edema may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Edema

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Edema: Deaths

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Causes of Edema listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Edema as a symptom include:

Definitions of Edema:

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)

Detailed list of causes of Edema

The list below shows some of the causes of Edema mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Edema?

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:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 5 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 2 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 11 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 194 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Edema:

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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Conditions listing medical complications: Edema:

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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Causes of Edema Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Edema based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Edema:

    Oedema, Anasarca
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Edema:

    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

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

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    Medical News summaries about Edema

    Our news pages contain the following medical news summaries about Edema and many other medical conditions:

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