Swelling of the Extremities
Swelling caused by excess fluid that builds up in the body’s tissues is called edema. It can be caused by medications, pregnancy, and eating salty foods but is also a known symptom of heart problems.
One of many heart murmur symptoms of heart disease, edema tends to affect the legs, ankles, and feet. However, swelling can occur in the arms, hands, and abdomen, as well as the face.