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what causes swelling on one side of the body

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Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Many causes: Most severe possibilities are stroke, ms. Best to have your primary care doctor examine you.

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Cannot possibly evaluate this long distance. You need a full detailed history, physical exam and probably will undergo lab tests and imaging studies. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
More work up: You are 22 years old. Female. You note body swelling on 1/2. Sed rate elevated and you have weakness or tired. You may need more work up. The sed ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Orbital infection: Yes, a sinus infection can cause eye swelling and redness. But usually it's because the infection is spreading to the tissues around the eye. This is ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Rare: Shingles without a rash is rare. Could the facial swelling be an allergic reaction or be due to a tooth abscess? Have your md check you.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Teig
Dr. Joel Teig answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably no: Lymph nodes are usually enlarged due to an inflammation causing increased fluid and or increased white blood cells within the lymph nodes. That inflam ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Dr.: Totally vague and difficult to answer without a thorough history, exam and tests. Fibromyalgia may be a contributing factor but other triggers may be ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: stroke doesn't cause such, but you need to be seen for better management, your question isn't descriptive enough, good luck
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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: Only on one side of the body is concerning. Better see your doctor for an exam and thus a diagnosis for treatment options
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Lymphadenopathy: Lymph nodes enlarge in response to some inflammatory process that they are trying to contain. In the occipital area it may be an inflamed hair root, m ... Read More
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