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Article Type:          ORIGINALARTICLE
Article Title:          Frequency of Lower Extremity Edema during Third Trimester of Pregnancy
Author(s) Name:    Fahad Tanveer1, Sana Shahid2
Objective:               To determine the frequency of lower extremity edema during third trimester of pregnancy
Date:                        October- December

ABSTRACT
Objective: To determine the frequency of lower extremity edema during third trimester of pregnancy. Methodology: One Hundred (100) female Patients were inspected randomly according to the pre-tested self-administered questionnaire. Results: Out of 100 female patients, the majority were with Multigravida (65%) whereas (60%) were in their 9th month of pregnancy. Two third 67% had edema at present and 33% were without edema. Almost one half of 49% female patients were having edema around feet, 4% around sacral region, and 14% around both regions. Conclusion: It is concluded from this research that most of the females suffer from lower extremity edema during pregnancy especially in 3rd  trimester. Keywords: Edema, 3rd Trimester, Lahore.