• Metastasis of Prostate Cancer, Early Stage, Swelling

    The prostate is part of the male reproductive organ contributing in the semen secretion. It is a cone-shaped glandular organ round the neck of the bladder. It has 5 lobes: anterior, posterior, two laterals and one median lobe. Any injury in the prostate will obstruct urination and ejaculation since part of the urethra (the duct that conveying urine and semen from the bladder) is surrounded by the prostate. Some diseases of prostate gland include: prostatitis: an inflammation of the tissue of the prostate gland because of bacterial infection; benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH): a non cancerous tumor of the prostate which is caused by the enlargement of the prostate gland.
  • Brain Cancer and Face Swelling - Steroids to Treat Hydrocephalus

    In this article we will discuss about brain tumors, symptoms, treatment and the connection between brain cancer and face swelling, as well as the reasons for facial swelling in brain cancer patients. Primary brain tumors are tumors that start in the brain. They can be benign or malignant. Benign brain tumors do not contain cancer cells and do not invade the tissue around them while malignant brain tumors contain cancer cells that grow rapidly and can invade nearby tissue.
  • Ankle and Feet Swelling, Pulmonary Edema in COPD, ARDS, Lung Disorders

    There are two reasons why water retention occur in patients with lung diseases: The flow of the blood from the heart to the lung backs up because of increased pressure in the blood vessels. The blood buildup will leak into the surrounding tissues and lead to pulmonary edema, abdominal fluid retention, ankle and feet swelling, etc. The lung capillaries become leakier and cause fluid retention in lungs (pulmonary edema). Chronic lung disease is a general term of persistent lung disorders that impairs the function of the lungs.
  • What Causes Water Retention / Swelling / Edema

    There’re many conditions and problems which lead to water retention from hormonal, physic, diseases to body disorders. Here is a list of what causes water retention / swelling / edema. Arthritis Arthritis often causes pain and swelling in the affected joint. It can affect any joints in our body from hip, heel, spine, shoulder, knee to our big toe. The swelling is usually localized in the affected area only.