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Edema is the abnormal buildup of fluid in a part of the body, which can cause swelling and pain.
Some causes of edema include:
The treatment for edema depends on the cause.
Current as of: June 26, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
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