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Oedema: Introduction

Oedema: The abnormal retention of fluid in a given anatomical area. See detailed information below for a list of 120 causes of Oedema, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Oedema:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Oedema. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Oedema:

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Oedema: Symptom Checker

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

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Oedema Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Oedema 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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Oedema: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Oedema

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Oedema: Deaths

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Causes of Oedema listed in Disease Database:

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

Definitions of Oedema:

Accumulation of an excessive amount of watery fluid in cells or intercellular tissues.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Detailed list of causes of Oedema

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

How Common are these Causes of Oedema?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Oedema. Of the 120 causes of Oedema that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 8 causes are "common" diseases
  • 3 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 8 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 109 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Oedema:

The following list of conditions have 'Oedema' 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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Causes of Oedema Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Oedema 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 Oedema:

    Anasarca, Edema
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Oedema:

    Medical Conditions associated with Oedema:

    Swelling symptoms (3730 causes)

    Symptoms related to Oedema:

    Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Skin lump (36 causes), Swollen legs (576 causes), Hypoalbuminemia (18 causes), Impaired lymphatic drainage, Pregnancy (699 causes), Heart failure (274 causes), Renal disease, Nephrotic syndrome, Acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis, Proliferative nephropathy, Membranous nephropathy, Focal glomerulosclerosis, Systemic lupus erythematosus (14 causes)

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