Water Retention (Edema)

What Causes Edema?

Edema can have various causes and aggravating factors, and finding these means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.

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Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms.  In order to diagnose edema, we could:

  • Research the topic
  • Find a doctor with the time
  • Use a diagnostic computer system.

The Analyst™ is our online diagnosis tool that learns all about you through a straightforward process of multi-level questioning, providing diagnosis at the end.

In the Metabolic Symptoms section of the questionnaire, The Analyst™ will ask the following question about water retention (edema):
Do you suffer from edema (swelling/puffiness caused by fluid retention) anywhere on your body? Do not include swelling that is red or painful to the touch: this is due to infection or injury and is covered elsewhere.
Possible responses:
→ Don't know
→ No
→ Yes / probably
Based on your response to this question, which may indicate either absence of edema or edema, The Analyst™ will ask further questions about:
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