Sir plz explain the edema tretment rx a patient suffering from edima scence 3 days there is


First of all we have to r/o the cause by h/o by investigation that may local, generalist, be renal, cardiac, pulmonary, anaemia, Thyroid disfunction,there are so many other conditions like circulation hamper, lymphatic obstruction, so that will much better to r/o the cause. And then treatment.mild edema goes by own by raising the edematous part above the heart level.and severe case diuretics are used .

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Age Sex Present history...edema where? Uni/bilateral....upper/lower limb....any associated pain/redness? Past history..hypothyroidism, kidney disorder BP Pulse Exam findings...pitting/nonpitting edema Xray...any pleural effusion? LFT....albumin? USG...Liver? Hb? If any limb edema...share naked eye exam findings?

Edema occurs due to inflammation with fluid retention. Drug of choice is Diuretics

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Thanks Dr Alok

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