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Is Warm Compresses Better For A Swollen Face Instead Of Cold Packs
My Wife is experiencing swollen face, jaw pain and warm skin (warm enough to melt an ice pack after 10 mins of use) on her left cheek. She just had her bottom left wisdom tooth pulled yesterday. Is being that warm normal?
What can we do to make our child's toothache feel better until we can get to the dentist? He's six, and is in a good deal of pain from a toothache, with a swollen face. Cold compresses don't seem to be doing much. Is there anything else we can use? .
GET HELP: Toothache with swelling almost certainly means infection. Advil (ibuprofen) may help mask symptoms, but will not cure infection that will only get worse and spread (quickly in children). Yhou son needs help, and he needs it now. Please call your dentist, endodontist, oral surgeon, pediatric dentist, or go to er. Don't wait. ...Read more
Swollen face near ear and jaw. Sudden onset, not sick, no fever, side of face swollen and tender. Swollen part feels warm-ish and very firm. 3 days
Iv fatigue, body pain, intolerance to cold & heat, frequent cold, swollen face, irregular periods, pcos diagnosed. Bt my thyroid results came out as normal?
FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com gutbliss. Com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science. Com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleepdisorders cause Fatigue ...Read more
My mother (86 years old) has under her eyes swollen area. I put a cold pack on her face and it seems to be going down. What causes this? Very conce
My lower eyelid is swollen n sore I believe it is a stye so eye doctor or my pcp or is it a waste of time just use warm compresses?
Dry patches on face cheeks and around the eyes. Looks like atopic dermatitis. Could be due to doing warm compresses for MGD? How to repair skin barrier
There are several products which can be used. I would suggest a major brand line cream for eczema. Use the product three times daily, Avoid immersion of face in water for more than brief time periods. An hypoallergenic facial wash and no make up products may also help
If these measures do not provide improvement, then please see your PCP.
If the rash is generalized, please see your Dermatologist. ...Read more
My daughter has had a terrible cold, diagnosed with strep and now has swollen face on one side. Could the swelling be mumps?
Got a sunburn on my face two days ago and woke up with a swollen face, I've been doing a cold compress all day long since then n still no improvement?
I have cold 365 days a year and a swollen face since years. I do not have headache or facial pain. What could this be?
I am experiencing hives (urticaria) and swollen face. The following also describes me: Skin rash. What should I do?
After a recent epidural steroid injection, I developed a really flushed and swollen face. Is this dangerous? Or is it a commonplace thing?
Normal side effect: This will pass after a few weeks at the most. I would discuss with your doctor to either reduce the dose if you need this next time or consider non-steroidal options. ...Read more
33 yr old woman 4 the last few weeks I've got a swollen face but not everyday but my fingers are swollen and feet hurt as well. What is going on with?
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
I took clindamycin for ten days. Two pills four times a day for abscess and swollen face (facial cellulite due to abscess) How long before I can drink?
Antibiotics: If you have finished the antibiotics and no longer have any signs or symptoms of an infection- you may resume your social activities. ...Read more
Antihistamine now!: When you have acute symptoms, take an antihistamine by mouth, such as cetirizine 10mg (Zyrtec) or fexofenadine (Allegra) 180mg, cold compresses to eyelids and face, also eye drops such as ketotifen. If this does not do the job, see a physician. If it happens often, you should see an allergist/immunologist. ...Read more
Allergic reaction.: I am concerned that you may be experiencing a hypersensitivity reaction to something, or at the very least, you are having some type of infection. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the short term, but see your physician for an exam and possible labwork in the next day or 2. ...Read more
See a doctor: Swelling of the face after trauma could signal a significant injury such as facial fracture. Please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Cockroach: Yes, though it is not too common. ...Read more
Hives: It sounds like an allergic reaction of some type possibly hives especially if the spots are coming and going. Contact allergic reactions may also cause rashes such as what you have described. If you are feeling a burning or a painful sensation then infection or an inflammatory process may be the cause. Irregardless it sounds like you need to visit your dermatologist or primary care doctor. ...Read more
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