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what is the definition or description of: facial swelling?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Facial swelling: Facial swelling (edema) occurs when fluid accumulates in the facial tissues. This puffiness can occur for many reasons including infections and allergic reactions.

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When can I face my baby out when carrying her in a baby carrier?

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Dr. Shannon Cole
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Infant carrier: Usually at 4 months when the baby has enough head control. Ask your pediatrician at the 4 month check up if your baby is ready based on tone and strength.
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How do I treat bumps on my babys face and neck?

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Dr. Stephen Hefler
Specializes in Pediatrics
Unnecessary to treat: In most infants, these go away without treatment; in very severe cases an oral antibiotic can be used.
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Can I pop the bumps on my babys face and neck?

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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics 26 years experience
No: You should never "pop" any bumps on your infant's skin. Doing so could introduce bacteria beneath the skin and lead to infection. Most bumps are normal and resolve with time, however if your child's pediatrician has not seen the bumps, they should be examined.
A 38-year-old member asked:

My face has been extremely dry, should I stop washing it twice a day?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Yes: Wash less often. I think a lot of the dry skin problems people experience is because they wash all the essentials oils off their skin.
A 21-year-old member asked:

What causes the pain, swelling, and stiffness?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Inflammation: Pain, swelling, redness, warmness to feel and loss of function are classical signs of inflammation.

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