In-depth

Symptoms

Edema

Edema — swelling caused by excess fluid in tissues — can affect any part of your body. Treating the underlying cause is key to resolving edema.

Tests and diagnosis

Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this prenatal test.

Chorionic villus sampling

Chorionic villus sampling — Overview covers definition, risks, results of this early prenatal test.

Genetic testing

Genetic testing is used to detect altered genes that may cause illness or disease. Although genetic testing can offer important health information, it has limitations.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to create images of structures in your body.

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