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what is scalp swelling since birth

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesl Venter
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Swelling / Bleed: Vaccume delivery: Swelling is called a chignon. Prolonged pressure on the slightly dilated cervix can also cause a round swelling of the scalp. Som ... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
23 years experience Neurology
Depends on cause: Depending on the cause treatment is decided.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Not uncommon: Depending on how concentrated and how long the application was for, swelling would not be an uncommon side effect. Some people with sensitive skin may ... Read More
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
50 years experience Pediatrics
Allergic reaction?: Are you applying bleach to your hair to lighten it? Is it specifically made for hair? If your scalps swells up, is itchy or painful to touch, you may ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Swelling/chewing: May be TMJ typanomandibular syndrome. Would also check for strep and consider mycoplasma infection as that can mimic strep ( responds to azithromycin ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scalp Hidradenitis: Seek immediate medical care to prevent n infection in your scalp...
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gael Yonnet
15 years experience Neurology
Very unusual: A complaint of scalp swelling would be considered quite unusual.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aimee Barton
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ER: This is a true emergency. You need to be seen and evaluated by an emergency physician if your doctor is not in. Good luck.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edison Han
20 years experience Dentistry
See your Doctor: If you are still having pain after a week, it will be a good idea to evaluate with your physician. In my opinion, any pain lasting more than a week s ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Calf pain is NOT: a normal post-delivery after effect. And pregnancy is a known risk factor for developing lower leg blood clots. Even though you can't appreciate any s ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Go see your DR: For a thorough exam. You could have infection or inflammation there which needs to be evaluated. Hope u feel better!
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