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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: On what's causing the swelling.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Skin swelling: Skin is the outermost tissue covering the body. Skin may increase in size due to fluid accumulation (edema).
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Hawley
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Cold: Some people's skin can be very sensitive to cold and their skin releases histamine that can cause redness and swelling. Look up cold urticaria for mo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
I think the best: I will start with my family doctor if can't handle it he will refer to the appropriate specialist.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Many of them, lupes, sclerdrema, atopic dermatitis, allergey, and hereditary angioedema and more.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Hives: Swelling and itching of the skin after scratching is usually due to hives (urticaria) -- or more scientifically, "dermatographism." the little bump th ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Skin lesions: It could be a fungal infection. I would try OTC lotromin in combination with Hydrocortisone ,half and half twice aday
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Cold compress,aspiri: Aspirin or other nsaids such as allege, Motrin can help with swelling. Cold milk compresses 5 minutes a hour will decrease temperature followed by alo ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Boils: This is a typical area for boils. There are a lot of hair follicles that infection sets in. Unfortunately, this problem becomes an ongoing pest in a f ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Not infected: If the swelling gone down is not infected. This pain that you have is considered "normal" and physiologic and is associated with an inflammatory respo ... Read More
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