Causes And Overcome Swollen Feet In Heart Disease?
Good afternoon … I want to ask, my father has a heart disease and is now in the process of treatment, but now my father’s feet are getting swollen. And urinating is rare even though the consumption of water every day is very much. That’s because of what and how to overcome it
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Swollen feet can also be referred to in medical terms as edema. Edema is a condition where there is a buildup of fluid in the space between cells or body tissue. Edema can occur in all parts of the body, but it is most easily seen on the tips of the arms or toes. Some of the symptoms of edema that can occur include:
Swelling on the limbs such as arms / legs. The skin area of the edema becomes tense due to stretching. There are dimples when pressed in the swollen area. The level of the stomach looks enlarged. Shortness of breath (if there is a buildup of fluid around the lungs) Difficulty walking or pain when walking. The causes of edema also vary, including:
Lack of protein that binds to fluids in the body, namely albumin. Damage and impaired function of organs in fluid balance such as the heart, kidneys. Damage to blood vessels in the swollen area. An allergic reaction to a certain substance, drugs that can cause swelling on the face. Disorders of the brain that can cause edema of the brain. Burns, severe infection conditions / sepsis can cause edema. Lymph flow system disorders. Side effects of treatment. For treatment of edema experienced by your father, it is advisable to control to a heart specialist first, because it is known that there is a history of heart disease experienced. Further examination and management related to this condition need to be done, periodic control and follow-up is necessary regarding this condition.
Avoid physical activity that is too heavy, avoid consuming too much drinking water, following treatment regimens, avoid consuming additional medication by yourself without doctor's instructions. For more information about edema, you can access this link.
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