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Yes, there is a cure for edema. Lasix or Furosemide is a kind of drug that intends to cure acute pulmonary edema and other edema types that usually cause swelling. Furosemide works effectively by excreting the unwanted water or body fluids in a patient's body; but actually, these swellings are just indirect effects from some major body ailments such as renal diseases, congestive heart failures and may more.

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