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Peripheral edema

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Dr. John Clay is treating peripheral edema, or the swelling of extremities Primary Health Group-Hopewell.

Usually peripheral edema occurs in the lower legs and it may worsen during the day and then improve by morning.

It may be caused by medications, abnormal veins in the legs, congestive heart failure, or blood clots.

Without treatment you can face worsening fluid accumulation, unilateral swelling or pain, shortness of breath, or chest pains.

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    John Clay, M.D.

    Primary Health Group-Appomattox 930 South Avenue, Suite 11 Colonial Heights, VA 804-504-8025 (phone) 804-504-8026 (fax) http://phg-appomattox.com Education: Undergraduate: The CollegeMore >>
    Primary Health Group-Appomattox
    930 South Avenue, Suite 11
    Colonial Heights, VA
    804-504-8025 (phone)
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