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Fluid retention

Some types of chemotherapy can cause the body to retain fluid. This swelling (edema) often occurs in the feet, hands, arms and/or legs. Reducing salt intake and getting regular exercise can lessen the effects of edema.

Learn about fluid retention as a chemotherapy side effect  

Swelling (fluid retention) (National Cancer Institute)

Swelling (Chemocare)

Edema (Mayo Clinic)


See also:
Palliative care