Swelling can be localized or affect the whole body, according to WebMD. Causes of localized body swelling include injury, inflammation, burns, infections under the skin or in a joint, and insect bites. Certain medication... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Neuropathy and swelling result from a condition called peripheral neuropathy, which is caused by diabetes or more acute neuropathies like Guillan-Barre Syndrome, explains the National Institute of Neurological Disorders ... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Foot swelling that doesn't go away sometimes is a sign of a medical condition, such as a venous insufficiency, a blood clot, an injury or an infection, states WebMD. In pregnant women, some swelling of the feet and ankle... More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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