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Reasons for Bilateral Ankle Edema

Edema represents fluid leakage from the blood and lymphatic vessels into the soft tissues. Increased total body water, reduced flo...

Does a Lack of Protein Cause Leg Edema?

Many people experience edema from time to time. This temporary swelling usually occurs in the lower legs, ankles and feet. Inactiv...

What Are the Causes of Bilateral Leg Edema?

Bilateral leg edema is swelling of the soft tissues of the legs. The condition can be merely a daily nuisance, or signal a serious...

Edema in Malnutrition

Your body uses a number of processes to maintain normal fluid balance. This balance requires that you get the proper intake of cer...

What Are the Causes of Acute Periorbital Edema?

Edema is swelling caused by the build up of fluid in the cells or tissues. In acute periorbital edema, the eyelids and area around...

Exercise-Induced Edema in Lower Legs

Edema occurs when a large amount of fluid accumulates in the circulatory system. Edema is common in people above age 60, but anyon...
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