Edema (also oedema, dropsy, and hydropsy) (/ɪˈdimə/; Greek οἴδημα oídēma, "swelling") is an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the interstitium, located beneath the skin and in the cavities of the body. Clinically, edema is manifest as swelling; the amount of interstitial fluid is determined by the balance of fluid homeostasis, and the increased secretion of fluid into the interstitium, or the impaired removal of the fluid can cause edema.
Vein obstruction caused facial edema while lying down. After sitting upright all day, the swelling had disappeared.
Foot, c. 2 weeks post surgery because of compartment syndrome
Left and right ring fingers of the same individual. The distal phalanx of the finger on the right exhibits edema due to acute paronychia.
Although the treatment shall be customized to individual's needs, following treatment is a starting point.
Based on Ascetic Saahm's formula #1, fostering large intestine, subdue ST41, BL60, KI2 and LR2.
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