Edema (swelling) can affect a small area of the body or the whole body and can be a result of infection, heart failure, kidney failure, pregnancy, injury, breast cancer treatment, and many other factors. Treating edema involves treating the condition causing edema. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how edema is caused, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.
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