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What are the symptoms of edema in a small area from infection or inflammation?

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Your symptoms will depend on the amount of edema you have and where you have it.

Edema in a small area from infection or inflammation (like a mosquito bite) may cause no symptoms at all. On the other hand, a large allergic reaction (such as from a bee sting) may cause edema on your entire arm that can bring tense skin, pain, and limited movement.

From: What Is Edema? WebMD Medical Reference

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Guyton, A.C. , 8th ed, Saunders, 1991. Textbook of Medical Physiology

Taylor, A.E. 1981. Circulation Research,

MedlinePlus: "Edema."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on November 11, 2017

SOURCES:

Guyton, A.C. , 8th ed, Saunders, 1991. Textbook of Medical Physiology

Taylor, A.E. 1981. Circulation Research,

MedlinePlus: "Edema."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on November 11, 2017

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