How to Measure Peripheral Edema?

Answer Edema is the build-up of fluid between the tissue and cells under the skin which causes swelling. It is common in the legs and feet due to the effect of gravity on fluids trapped within the body. E... Read More »

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Cure for a Peripheral Edema?

While there are no definitive cures for peripheral edema, there are a variety of home remedies and herbs that have proven successful in reducing leg, ankle and foot swelling.

How to Measure Brawny Edema?

Edema can be pitting or brawny (non-pitting). Both conditions are caused by the formation of blood clots in the veins of the arms and legs due to damaged valves and scar tissue. The way to test f... Read More »

Retinal detachment, peripheral was cloudy in bottom left peripheral of my left eye, but not anymore?

No, I doubt it's retinal detachment. The initial (and most common, I believe) symptoms of retinal detachment are typically a sudden onset of floaters like dots, streaks or lines that float across y... Read More »

How to Massage Leg Edema?

According to the National Institutes of Health, edema is unnatural swelling of a body part. Usually occurring in the feet and legs, it is caused by fluid buildup in the tissues. Causes range from h... Read More »