My daughter's Leaking edema is now worse; it is affecting both limbs, back, etc. It is now gushing and filling up socks. She has pulmonary hypertension and cardiac failure. What does this mean?
When leaking edema is now gushing, what does it repres... - LSN
She needs help from either a district or practice nurse, to apply highly absorbent dressings under bandages. Very distressing situation for you all - but your daughter should be seen urgently.
Acute heart failure?? Best to go to hospital. Call for advice.
I agree with Lynora, but what help stop my leaking leg was moisturiser. I rubbed in some where the leak was and the surrounding skin and the leak stopped. The nurse I had gave me some small absorbent dressings, but it was the moisturiser which stopped the leak. I'm prescribed Doublebase Gel but other moisturisers should work in the same way .
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