Pulmonary edema

Edema means swelling caused by fluid in your body's tissues. It usually occurs in the feet, ankles and legs, but it can involve your entire body.Causes of edema includeEating too much saltSunburnHeart failureKidney diseaseLiver problems from cirrhosisPregnancyProblems with lymph nodes, especially after mastectomySome medicinesStanding or walking a lot when the weather is warmTo keep swelling down, your health care provider may recommend keeping your legs raised when sitting, wearing support stockings, limiting how much salt you eat, or taking a medicine called a diuretic - also called a water pill.

Disease Alternative Name

edema
dropsy
swelling
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Patient of 59yrs complaining dizziness, palpitation and malaise. Patient is profusely sweating during examination. Chest...See More

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It's AVNRT,inj adenosine 6 mg iv stat if rate not controlled give 12 mg to max of 30 mg,if not even controlled then give inj dilzem 5ml iv stat


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