Edema, the medical term for swelling, is the body's natural response to injury and has many causes, according to WebMD. Common causes for mild edema include sitting too long, pregnancy and drug side effects, states the M... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

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Homeopathic treatments use pills or liquid mixtures containing plants or minerals intended to enhance the body's ability to fight illness. The core philosophy of homeopathy is the body has the ability to heal itself. The... More » Health Medications & Vitamins
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Edema is the medical term for swelling that occurs as the body responds to injury or inflammation, according to WebMD. Edema is caused by medications, infections, pregnancy and a variety of medical issues. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Edema is the result of tiny blood vessels in the body leaking fluid that eventually builds up in the surrounding tissues, explains Mayo Clinic. The blood vessels may begin to leak for a variety of reasons, including stay... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A soft tissue edema is a condition in which the soft tissues in the body swell due to inflammation or injury, explains WebMD. Edema occurs when small blood vessels leak fluid into soft tissues, causing the fluid to accum... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Depending on the cause, edema in the leg may be treated with blood thinners or diuretics, according to WebMD. Proper treatment of the underlying cause is the best way to treat edema. More » Health Conditions & Diseases