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Peripheral edema is a type of swelling in which excess fluids fall to the lowest part of the body, usually the legs and feet, according to eMedicineHealth. Since peripheral edema is gravity dependent, it may produce swel... More »

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Fluid buildup and inflammation are common causes of leg and feet swelling, or peripheral edema, according to Mayo Clinic. Circulatory problems, lymphatic system issues, kidney malfunctioning, and sitting or standing for ... More »

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Symptoms of retinal or macular edema include wavy or blurry vision, or colors can appear changed or washed out, according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. These symptoms can indicate a leakage of the blood vesse... More »

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Symptoms of peripheral neuropathy include numbness of the feet, legs, arms and hands; sharp pain; and sensitivity to touch, according to Mayo Clinic. Other symptoms include an absence of coordination, falling down, muscl... More »

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The treatment for edema of the legs and feet includes antihistamines, blood thinners and corticosteroids; surgery; chemotherapy; radiation; and diuretics, notes WebMD. Each of these treatments applies to a specific cause... More »

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Some benefits of using a vacuum-assisted closure machine for wound therapy include removing the pus and other fluids from the wound, reducing the swelling and edema and cleaning the wound to reduce bacteria, notes Machin... More »

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