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Conditions

Acute heart failure

Heart failure is a serious condition caused by the heart failing to pump enough blood around the body at the right pressure.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Swollen feet or ankles
  • Fast or shallow breathing
  • Cough which produces mucus
  • Coughing up frothy mucus

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Acute heart failure.

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Angioedema

Angioedema is the swelling of the deeper layers of the skin, caused by a build-up of fluid.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Swelling of the face
  • Itchy rash
  • Swollen feet or ankles
  • Swollen lip
  • Abdominal pain

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Angioedema.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Congestive heart failure

Heart failure is a serious condition caused by the heart failing to pump enough blood around the body at the right pressure.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Swollen feet or ankles
  • Shortness of breath when lying flat
  • Unusually tired
  • Cough which produces mucus

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Congestive heart failure.

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Henoch-Schönlein purpura

Henoch-Schönlein purpura ("hen-awk shern-line purr-purr-ah") is a rare condition, usually seen in children, that causes blood vessels to become inflamed.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Bruise-like rash
  • Abdominal pain
  • High temperature
  • Pain in more than one joint
  • Painful knee

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Henoch-Schönlein purpura.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema is a chronic (long-term) condition that causes swelling in the body's tissue.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Swollen feet or ankles
  • Leg swelling
  • Red skin of leg
  • Leg pain
  • Arm pain

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Lymphoedema.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Nephrotic syndrome

Nephrotic syndrome occurs when the kidneys do not work properly and leak large amounts of protein into the urine.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Swollen feet or ankles
  • Loss of appetite
  • Gaining weight unintentionally
  • Puffyswollen eyes
  • Leg swelling

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Nephrotic syndrome.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Pre-eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia is a condition that affects some pregnant women, usually during the second half of pregnancy (from around 20 weeks) or soon after their baby is delivered.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Reduced vision
  • Severe headache
  • Swelling of the face
  • Swollen feet or ankles
  • Burning pain in chest or upper abdomen

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Pre-eclampsia.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Varicose veins

Varicose veins are swollen and enlarged veins, usually blue or dark purple in colour.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Swollen purple veins on legs
  • Leg pain
  • Muscle cramp
  • Swollen feet or ankles
  • Leg swelling

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Varicose veins.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Varicose veins of the leg with eczema

Varicose eczema is a type of eczema that affects the legs.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Itchy rash
  • Rash on legs
  • Dry skin
  • Swollen purple veins on legs
  • Swollen feet or ankles

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Varicose veins of the leg with eczema.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Venous Ulcer

A leg ulcer is a long-lasting (chronic) wound on your leg or foot that takes more than six weeks to heal.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Leg ulcer
  • Leg pain
  • Swollen feet or ankles
  • Leg swelling
  • Flaky skin

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Venous Ulcer.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: Our website provides useful information but is not a substitute for medical advice. You should always seek the advice of your doctor when making decisions about your health.

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