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Salt, alcohol, heat: what causes swelling in fingers, like Charles III's?

Salt, alcohol, heat: what causes swelling in fingers, like Charles III’s?

The swollen hands of Charles III, proclaimed King of England in a ceremony yesterday (10), have drawn attention on social media – see photos below. It’s not the first time that the monarch’s health arouses curiosity: before, the focus was on reddened skin, due to rosacea. Comments about swollen hands are not recent. In May …

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'I had slight swelling in my belly': fat in the liver does not usually show signs

‘I had slight swelling in my belly’: fat in the liver does not usually show signs

Retired Heides Paulo Pinto, 67, has always taken care of his health. But, in the pandemic, he left the check-up for later, especially at the most critical moment, with an increase in cases and deaths from covid-19, and still without a vaccine against the disease. When things got better last year, he looked for doctors …

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