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What does it mean when your newborns temples are swollen

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: Terminal meconium is just evidence baby went through a period of stress in labor.Whatever caused the stress might account for some of what you describ... Read More

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Dr. Melissa Arca
Specializes in Pediatrics
Likely a hydrocele: About half of all newborn boys will have a condition called a communicating hydrocele. This means that there is an opening between the abdominal cavit... Read More
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
Pediatrics 22 years experience
May be a hydrocele: In a small but significant number of newborn boys (about 10%) there is an amount of fluid that fills the scrotum around the testicles. This is called ... Read More
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Edema or hydrocele: Both are benign and should settle down.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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The parotid gland: is located on the jawline just below the earlobe. It does not extend to the temporal area but iif a bacterial infection can spread to underlying soft ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Batt
Emergency Medicine 9 years experience
Closed Head Injury: Depending on the injury you sustained, it is possible that you have a simple contusion or more significant fracture. If your symptoms do not resolve, ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
Depends : It could be cyst. Could also be a sign of infection. Requiring full exam. You should get checked out.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Normal reaction: It is a normal reaction to your infection. The nodes will subside after a few weeks.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Probably nothing: This is a constellation of minor anomalies such as any generally healthy person may have. Lab reference ranges are set so that a few percent of health... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Not likely: While I suppose, given some facts like unprotected sex near ovulation, a positive HPT and a missed period that it is possible, it's not likely. Any pe... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Throat Infection: Sounds like you have some type of infection in your throat. You need to be seen and evaluated for this.
A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
See doctor now: Take him to his pediatrician, an urgent care or emergency now. Do not wait, have him see a doctor as soon as possible.

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