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Peripheral edema

Peripheral edema: Introduction

Peripheral edema: swelling of tissues, usually in the lower limbs, due the accumulation of fluids. See detailed information below for a list of 24 causes of Peripheral edema, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Types of Peripheral edema:

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Peripheral edema: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Peripheral edema, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Peripheral edema Treatments

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Stories from Users for Peripheral edema

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Drug interactions causing Peripheral edema:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Peripheral 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.

  • Montelukast and Prednisone interaction
  • Prednisone and Montelukast interaction - Severe peripheral edema
  • Apo-Prednisone and Montelukast interaction - Severe peripheral edema
  • Aspred-C and Montelukast interaction - Severe peripheral edema
  • Deltasone and Montelukast interaction - Severe peripheral edema
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Peripheral edema: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Peripheral edema

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Peripheral edema: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Peripheral edema

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Detailed list of causes of Peripheral edema

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

How Common are these Causes of Peripheral 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 Peripheral edema. Of the 24 causes of Peripheral edema that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 23 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Peripheral edema:

The following list of conditions have 'Peripheral 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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Medical Conditions associated with Peripheral edema:

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Symptoms related to Peripheral edema:

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