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Edema is the medical term for swelling. It is a general reaction of the body to inflammation or injury.

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Edema is the medical term for swelling. It is a general reaction of the body to inflammation or injury. Edema can develop in a small area or the entire body. Medications, infections, pregnancy, and many medical problems can cause edema. Edema can occur when small blood vessels "leak" and release fluid into nearby tissues. The extra fluid accumulates, causing the tissue to swell.

 

Causes of edema

Edema is a normal response of the body to inflammation or injury. For example, a sprained ankle, a bee sting, or a skin infection will all lead to edema in the affected area. In some cases, such as with an infection, this can be beneficial. The extra fluid from the blood vessel causes more infection-fighting white blood cells to reach the affected area. Edema can also arise from disorders or problems in the balance of substances that are normally present in the blood. Some causes of edema consist of:

 

Edema in the leg is usually caused by:

How to fight edema?

A good general practitioner will give the following advice that can help with the fluid retention problem:

Support socks edema

How long to wear support socks for edema?

This really depends on how bad the edema is. There is no fixed period prescribed for wearing edema socks. Though, this does not have to be uncomfortable. STOX edema socks are made in collaboration with vascular surgeons and designers. This creates the combination of optimal functioning of the edema sock, while looking great.

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