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Swelling is usually not dangerous and is a common reaction to an inflammation or a bruise. Swelling is considered one of the five characteristics of inflammation; along with pain, heat, redness, and loss of function. A body part may swell in response to injury, infection, or disease.

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swelling [swel´ing] 1. transient abnormal enlargement of a body part or area not due to cell proliferation; see also edema. Called also tumefaction, tumescence, and turgescence. 2. eminence. cloudy swelling a term formerly used for an early stage of toxic degeneration of protein constituents of organs in infectious diseases, when the tissues appear ...

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Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks).

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The swelling is accompanied by a fever; Also seek immediate medical care if you're pregnant and develop: Sudden foot swelling; A noticeable change in foot swelling; Swelling in only one foot or leg; Sudden swelling along with other new signs or symptoms such as severe headache, vision changes, upper abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting, or ...

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Some cases of swollen feet require urgent care. Get immediate medical care if you experience the following symptoms along with swollen feet:. unexplained, painful swelling of your feet or legs ...

www.webmd.com/heart-disease/heart-failure/edema

"Edema" is the medical term for swelling. Body parts swell from injury or inflammation. It can affect a small area or the entire body. Medications, pregnancy, infections, and many other medical ...

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After it is taken out (extubation), the airways can be swollen (inflamed). This swelling can make it hard to breathe, cause stridor (noisy breathing), and the tube may need to be replaced. Corticosteroids are anti‐inflammatory drugs that might reduce this swelling. The review of 11 trials involving 2301 people found that using corticosteroids ...

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Swelling. WebMD Symptom Checker helps you find the most common symptom combinations and medical conditions related to swelling. Click on the combination that matches your symptoms to find the conditions that may cause these problems. Or click on "See All Conditions" to see every condition related to swelling. See All Conditions

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Swollen lymph nodes usually indicate a temporary infection, but they can also be a sign of some medical conditions, including certain immune disorders and types of cancer. We look at the causes of ...

www.verywellhealth.com/common-causes-of-foot-and-ankle-swelling-1337777

Swelling in the legs can occur after giving birth as well, and can last a few days after the birth. Swelling during pregnancy should be discussed with your doctor or midwife. Any sudden onset of swelling requires immediate medical attention, as it could signify preeclampsia.