Generalized Edema

Generalized edema is a type of tissue swelling and fluid accumulation affecting the entire body, rather than swelling of one local region. It is often described by names such as “bloating” or “fluid retention”, although these may mean different symptoms ...

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Causes

Simple causes of generalized edema include:

  • Premenstrual bloating
  • Excessive salt diet (may exacerbate an underlying condition)
  • Obesity (similar, although it
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Similar Symptoms

Is it generalized edema? Lymphedema? Fluid retention? Pitting edema vs non-pitting edema? Consider these other possible descriptions of symptoms ...

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