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3,717 Possible Causes for Congestive Heart Failure, Swelling

  • Anemia

    On presentation, he reported symptoms of fatigue, shortness of breath, bilateral leg swelling, dizziness (characterized as light-headedness), and frequent heartburn.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] heart failure or coronary heart disease.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of the hands, face, and eyelids (called edema) "Brain Fog" Another symptom commonly described in connection with hypothyroidism is "brain fog."[verywell.com]

  • Hypertension

    Epigastric pain is due to hepatic swelling and inflammation, with stretch of the liver capsule.[web.archive.org] Signs of hypertensive retinopathy are frequently seen in adults 40 years and older, and are predictive of incident stroke, congestive heart failure, and cardiovascular mortality[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There was a reduction in fatal and non fatal cardiovascular events (including myocardial infarction, stroke, sudden death, hospitalization or death from congestive heart failure[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

    heart failure Inflammatory bowel disease ( Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis ) Some types of cancer, or cancer treatment, may increase levels of certain substances in[everydayhealth.com] On physical examination, the patient had increased warmth, edema, erythema, and tenderness in the left calf, with positive Homan's sign.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Also, there are specific medical conditions that may increase your risk of developing a DVT via these three mechanisms, such as congestive heart failure, severe obesity, chronic[vascularcures.org]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    These include swelling of the leg or along a vein in the leg, pain or tenderness in the leg, a feeling of increased warmth in the area of the leg that's swollen or tender,[web.archive.org] As a result of another medical condition, such as cardiovascular disease (including congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation and heart attack) or stroke.[my.clevelandclinic.org] Abstract A young man presented with the severe right upper limb swelling following a heavy weight lifting that was thought to be caused by a biceps tendon rupture.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Obesity

    A 35-year-old man (height, 169 cm; body weight, 240 kg; BMI, 84) visited the Department of Dermatology due to left leg pain and swelling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Finally, other clinical settings, for example, congestive heart failure, have their own obesity-survival paradox.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Gelesis A Cambridge startup’s pill swells into a blob inside the stomach and helps control appetite.[bostonglobe.com]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    These signs and symptoms include: Shortness of breath or trouble breathing, especially with physical exertion Fatigue (tiredness) Swelling in the ankles, feet, legs, abdomen[web.archive.org] All of these types of cardiomyopathies can cause severe congestive heart failure.[womensheart.org] Symptoms of cardiomyopathies may include fatigue, swelling of the lower extremities and shortness of breath.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    Crackles in your lungs, called rales Increased heart rate (tachycardia) Rapid breathing (tachypnea) Other things that may be seen during the exam include: Leg or abdominal swelling[medlineplus.gov] Untreated congestive heart failure can trigger pulmonary edema.[livestrong.com] The term edema is from the Greek οἴδημα (oídēma, "swelling"), from οἰδέω (oidéō, "I swell").[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Coronary Artery Disease

    Signs suggestive of congestive cardiac failure may be seen such as limb edema, pulmonary congestion, diaphoresis, abdominal swelling, etc.[symptoma.com] heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of coronary artery disease differ from person to person, but typical symptoms include: Chest discomfort or pain (angina) Shortness of breath Extreme fatigue with exertion Swelling[medtronic.com]

  • High Output Heart Failure

    Her symptoms and cardiovascular changes were consistent with congestive heart failure and severe preeclampsia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] You may also take diuretics (water pills) to help ease swelling. Taking traditional heart failure drugs will often not help. They can make things worse.[webmd.com] failure I50.31 Acute diastolic (congestive) heart failure I50.32 Chronic diastolic (congestive) heart failure I50.33 Acute on chronic diastolic (congestive) heart failure[icd10coded.com]

  • Amyloidosis

    Patients usually exhibit symptoms of congestive heart failure, including: Shortness of breath Labored breathing during exercise Peripheral swelling ( edema caused by a buildup[pfizer.com] CASE REPORT Our report describes a middle-aged man who presented to the Emergency Department with congestive heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A 72-y-old woman presented with a 1-y history of droopy upper left eyelid, resulting in decreased visual acuity, and progressive tongue swelling, resulting in dysarthria,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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