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what causes swelling on one side of the brain

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Uncertain: Cheek swelling can be related to heart or kidney issues. However ultrasound of the cheek can define make up of the swelling whether just soft tissue, ... Read More
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably just : A difference in side to side since all the bad things have been ruled out. You can relax now. He will propably change as time goes on. All kids do.

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Dr. Frances Dyro
54 years experience Neurology
We : We sometimes see hand numbness and swelling with compression of the nerves as they come down through the shoulder under the pectoralis muscle. If the ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
40 years experience Hand Surgery
Cts: Carpal tunnel syndrome is number one on the list.
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Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Some of the options: Cervical radiculopathy, transverse myelopathy, ulnar / radial / median nerve impingement (incl carpal tunnel syndome), brachial plexopathy, peripheral ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May be: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. It may be infection or a ... Read More
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Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
You'd expect both: ankles to get swollen. COPD can have fluid back up behind the lungs. Often associated with fluid retention.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Brain Swelling: Some are Trauma, Infection, Stroke, Brain tumors, Toxic substances, Malignant Hypertension, Complications of Diabetes.
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Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
More than one: A class of neurological infections by different viruses, known as viral encephalitides, exists. Cases in this category often induce cerebral edema, wh ... Read More
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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
55 years experience Psychiatry
Bleeding ...: Head trauma, intracranial bleeding, infection, blockage of cerebrospinal fluid, tumors, inflammation.
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Dr. Timothy Beck
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You can have nausea, vomiting, headache, visual problems, stiff or painful neck.
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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Ampl: Is not a term I am familiar with nor can I find anything to help me determine what it means. Please clarify?
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Many viruses: Brain swelling is an inflammatory response to local infection, and a classic is herpes encephalitis, but can also see with West Nile, and equine encep ... Read More

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