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Causes and treatment of edema

Causes and treatment of edema

Edema is swelling of the extremities, usually the legs, ankles and feet, and occasionally involving the arms and hands, face and trunk.  It is caused by fluid accumulation in the tissues.   Various medical conditions including severe varicose veins, blood clot (DVT),...

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Impetigo

Impetigo

Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection most commonly found in children and caused primarily by staph and/or strep.  It is very contagious and spread by touching, rubbing or scratching the sores, and by coming into contact with contaminated objects such as towels and...

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