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Glossary for Peripheral oedema in pregnancy

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

  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Congestive cardiac failure: A condition characterized by breathlessness and abnormal sodium and water retention.
  • 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.
  • Foot swelling: Oedema of the foot.
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Nephrotic syndrome: A condition involving excess loss of protein in the urine, reduced albumin levels in the blood and swelling.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Obesity: Excessive body weight especially fat.
  • Oedema: The abnormal retention of fluid in a given anatomical area
  • Oedema in pregnancy: Oedema in pregnancy is a noticeable swelling, usually occurring in peripheral parts of the body due to retention of fluid.
  • Peripartum cardiomyopathy: A rare condition involving weakening of the heart in the final stages of pregnancy or within five months of giving birth. The cause of the condition is unknown and patients usually have no history of heart disease. The breathing difficulty associated with the condition is often ignored as a normal symptom in the late stages of pregnancy which increases the risk of potentially fatal complications developing.
  • 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.

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