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  • Your wake-up call Swelling that's the envy of other body parts.

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  • (HealthDay News) -- Swelling occurs when fluid builds up in the body's tissues.

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  • So now, with his will or without it, his feet bore him on, and he followed up the stream which the Lady had said ran into the broad river called the Swelling Flood; "for," thought he, "when I come thereabout I shall presently find some castle or good town, and it is like that either I shall have some tidings of the folk thereof, or else they will compel me to do something, and that will irk me less than doing deeds of mine own will."

    The Well at the World's End: a tale

  • "Swelling" is usually caused by fluid leaking out of anatomically intact capillaries because of various physiological derangement low protein levels, high return pressures, etc. for which exercise and stuff makes sense.

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  • "Yea," she said, "so it is, and the little stream that runs yonder beneath those cliffs, is making its way towards that big river aforesaid, which is called the Swelling

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  • Swelling assets are buoying the hedge-fund industry generally, which is rebounding from market losses and customer flight during the financial crisis.

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  • Swelling or water retention in ankles or feet in up to 12 percent of people

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  • Swelling high tides on the Chao Phraya River that winds through the heart of the city make this weekend critical.

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  • Swelling in the brain "is basically devastating, and the whole point of this operation is to stop the damage where it is," said Dr. Mayer, of New York-Presbyterian/Columbia.

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  • Swelling is dangerous, he said, because it can destroy the brain stem — which controls respiration, the heart beat and wakefulness — by driving it down through the opening in the skull where the brain links to the spine.

    Doctors track swelling in Giffords' brain

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