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    Full body swelling or edema? Ideas on relief

    I was wondering if anyone has any thoughts on these symptoms and way to relieve I experience what feels like full body swelling, like my skin is slightly puffy, and also gives me a slightly decreased sensation of touch (numbness) on my entire body. Its sooo weird and uncomfortable. I have also...