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How Do I Decrease Swelling In The Face From Injury
Details????: Not much on detail here. How severe is the trauma? Fractures or a bump? Where on the face? How long has it been since trauma: the answer is from ice and advil (ibuprofen) to surgical intervention. If you got a big bump and then a lump, again advil (ibuprofen) and intermittent use of ice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
Cold compresses: I would "clear" this with your surgeon as you did not clarify what type of surgery you had...Ocular or eyelid? ...Read more
Anti-inflammatories: Yes. Aspirin or Ibuprofen substitutes are excellent anti-inflammatory medications that can reduce post-operative swelling in a short time if taken every 4-6 hours for 1-2 days. Keep your mouth clean and use cold packs that also reduce swelling. Finally, ask your treating periodontist to write a prescription for his "drug of choice". Also ask if antibiotic coverage might be beneficial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood vessel punctured from novocaine injection. Immediate swelling and bruise on face. Initially decreased now swollen again and very tender.
Relatively Common: I am surmising you received Noocaine from your dentist. Having an injection anywhere can rupture blood vessels from the injection. Sorry! Use Ice packs for 15-20min 2-3x Daily over the affected area for a few more days will help. If you have further concerns, you should seek the help of a healthcare professional. ...Read more
33 weeks pregnant, hand, feet, face and ankle swelling. Gained 3lbs in 2 days. Decreased movement. Awful headaches, dr says I'm fine but I feel off!??
May be preeclampsia: Rapid weight gain, sudden swelling and headache may indicate developing preeclampsia, which can be dangerous to your own or baby's health. Check your blood pressure with a home cuff or at local pharmacy. If too number is >140 or bottom >90, let your doctor know ASAP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation heals: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as ice, compression, elevation and antiinflammatory medications in the first 24hrs. ...Read more
Re injured: If you have not allowed your ankle injury to heal properly then any new overuse or trauma will re-injure it. ...Read more
I got accident before ten days and injuries now healed but still swelling is there.please reply..thank u.
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