Edema | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is causing my edema?
  • What treatment is best for me?
  • Is it safe for me to exercise?
  • Should I wear support stockings?
  • What lifestyle changes should I make?
  • Can you recommend any books or web sites where I can read about low-salt diets?
  • Is air travel safe for me?
  • Will my edema go away?


Treatment of Edema by JG O'Brien, M.D., SA Chennubhotla, M.D. and RV Chennubhotla, M.D. (American Family Physician June 01, 2005, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20050601/2111.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 07/05