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Some people experience swelling as a reaction to or a side effect
from a medical treatment or surgery. Swelling from a medical treatment may be
related to receiving extra fluids (such as IV fluid) for the procedure, or to a
substance (such as dye) used during the procedure.
Your doctor may give you instructions on how to treat
swelling after a medical procedure. Be sure to follow those
Swelling may occur:
Current as of:
June 4, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& David Messenger, MD
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