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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:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofMarch 20, 2017
Current as of:
March 20, 2017
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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