Swelling

When Sarah visited a new OB-GYN after she graduated from college, the OB-GYN asked Sarah what her other doctors were doing for her lymphedema. Although Sarah weighed more than 500 pounds and had trouble walking, it was the first time she had heard the...

Lipedema is a condition in which fat is distributed in an irregular way beneath the skin, usually concentrated in the legs and buttocks. It affects about 11 percent of women.

Gastroenterologist Dr. Jorge Rodriguez discusses what may have caused one man’s stomach to balloon after drinking a beer tainted with river water.