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Edema (cont.)

Follow-up

Depending on the cause of edema, follow-up may be as easy as wearing support hose when standing for prolonged periods, or it may require the input of cardiologists, nephrologists, and/or other subspecialists. It is important to keep the primary physician abreast of any treatment.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/29/2014
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