Swollen : Medical Symptom Description


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Swollen: Swollen is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom Swelling symptoms. For a medical symptom description of 'Swollen', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Swelling symptoms (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Swollen' may be possible.
Swelling symptoms (symptom): Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
Swelling symptoms (symptom): Parts of the body may swell in response to injury, infection or disease, or because of an underlying lump. Swelling can also occur if the body is not circulating fluid well (especially ankle swelling). Generalized swelling from fluid retention is called edema. Lymph nodes may swell in response to infection (see swollen lymph nodes). Any type of swelling symptom needs prompt professional medical diagnosis.

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