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Glossary for Edema in pregnancy

Medical terms related to Edema in pregnancy or mentioned in this section include:

  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Cellulitis: inflammation of the subcutaneous fat
  • Deep vein thrombosis: The formation of a thrombosis in the deep veins usually within the legs
  • Edema: The abnormal retention of fluid in a given anatomical area
  • Female reproductive symptoms: Symptoms affecting the female reproductive organs.
  • Fluid retention in pregnancy: Fluid retention in pregnancy is a noticeable swelling of parts of the body, usually peripherally, due to retention of fluid.
  • Generalised edema in pregnancy: Generalised edema in pregnancy is the accumulation of fluid in the body, particularly noticeable in the hands, feet and legs initially.
  • Gout: Painful joints, most commonly the big toe.
  • Heart failure: A condition which is characterized by an inability of the heart to pump blood efficiently and effectively
  • Kidney failure: The inability of the kidney to function correctly in its function of excreting metabolites from the blood
  • Liver failure: When the liver fails to function
  • Oedema in pregnancy: Oedema in pregnancy is a noticeable swelling, usually occurring in peripheral parts of the body due to retention of fluid.
  • Oedema of the fingers in pregnancy: Oedema of the fingers in pregnancy is a noticeable swelling of the fingers due to retention of fluid and commonly occurs in association with swelling of the feet and legs.
  • Oedema of the lower extremity in pregnancy: Oedema of the lower extremity in pregnancy is a noticeable swelling of the feet and legs due to retention of fluid.
  • Peripheral edema in pregnancy: Peripheral edema in pregnancy is a noticeable swelling in the feet, hands and legs due to retention of fluid.
  • Pregnancy symptoms: Symptoms related to pregnancy.
  • Pregnancy toxemia /hypertension: Preeclampsia is the development of high blood pressure, excess protein in the urine and swelling during pregnancy. Hypertension is a serious health condition due to the fact that it often causes no symptoms until it is severe. The blood pressure usually returns to normal after delivery.
  • Pregnancy-related conditions: Any condition that is related to or caused by pregnancy
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Varicose veins: Appearance of veins in the skin
  • Women's health symptoms: Symptoms related to women's health.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Edema in pregnancy:

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