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What is pedal edema?

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what is pedal edema
Tue, 22 May 2018 in Medicines and Side Effects
 
 
Answered by Dr. Suma Parinam 19 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Fluid accumulation in the lower legs

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Pedal edema is nothing but swelling of the toes and ankle with accumulation of fluids in the interstitial space. The reasons are many why this fluid accumulates.
What do you want to know about pedal edema. Since it is a large topic I wish to have specific questions if any.
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