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Last week I got a tonsillectomy now the left side of my mouth itches and hurts, can't bite down, swollen, X-ray came neg for abscess what is it?
Talk to surgeon: You should direct these postoperative questions directly to the surgeon. ...Read more
Last week I got a tonsillectomy now the left side of my mouth itches (teeth & gums)and hurts X-ray came neg for abscess what is it? Hurts to bite.
Displaced TMJ disc:
During procedure when they had your mouth wide open for the precedure, the disc may have displaced and your bite is now off causing pain when your teeth meet. If the itchy teeth and gums are only in the upper teeth could be dis location is pressing on a ligament
Do you hear any new noises when you open and close? Hearing slightly diminished? See your dentist for TMJ eval;avoid hard foods ...Read more
I have something that looks like an abscess in my eye. I can move it around. I wear contacts, have allergies, &was itching my eyes. Should i be concerned?
I have a tooth abscess and I'm on penicillin vk and taking OTC pain meds. Today I started itching all over. Could this be due to the penicillin vk?
Stop taking pen VK: And get emergency help immediately if you get swelling around the face or breathing difficulties. ...Read more
I have an abscess I am currently being treated with antibiotics for---but now I am experiencing severe itching on cheek swelling and inside mouth?
Is it dental?: If so you want to see your dentist again, for another look, or see your doctor if otherwise, unfortunately this condition cannot be managed online, good luck ...Read more
I have an abscess tooth with no pain. My face is swollen, I have itching, numbness, and slight pain. My glands are swollen around my jowl line and back of neck. What should I do?
Seek Treatment: Abcesses, even without pain, indicate infections that can spread to other places in your body. Often the infection will find a way to drain (usually the sinuses) which may be why you do not feel pain. It needs intervention right away. At a minimum antibiotic but most likely root canal treatment or extraction will be needed. ...Read more
I have generalized itching on 12th day of augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) plan for 20days due to submandibular abscess. No rash or other s/s, should I stop augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate)?
Skin reaction (such as itching) is one of the true signs of an allergy. Discontinuing the antibiotic is suggested on an immediate basis. Inform the prescribing doctor asap.
Has the source of the abscess been determined and treated? The prescribed course of antibiotics seems very long in this case. ...Read more
I have an abscess tooth with no pain. My face is swollen, itching, numbness, and slight pain. My glands swollen around my jaw. What can I do?
Please see a dentist: Never wait on treating a swelling in the mouth. Oral swellings are close to the airway and brain. Please see a dentist asap. ...Read more
After getting a perianal abscess drained out there is itching in the anus while passing stool. Is it a fistula? My doc said for check up after a month
I was operated for Bartholin's abcess, 1week later I started to feel perianal wetness(not all day)& causes itching. R they related?
I have a boil pimple like on my vagina. It's itching and hurting at the same time. What should I do?
Keep area clean: And don't pick at it. If doesn't go away in a few days you should have it checked. ...Read more
I have a boil like a pimple near my left thigh, specifically on top of my vagina it's itching, and hurting a little. What souls I do?
Anal Itching?: I am assuming your anus itches. Several causes. Partial rectal prolapse can cause this. Mucous glands on the outside and wet and not meant to be there. Causes poor hygiene. Pin worms can cause this. Hemorrhoids can cause this. Yeast and other fungan and bacterial infecitons can cause this. Use baby wipes, balneol or other rectal cleanser. Check for pin worms. Get anoscopic exam by md. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Several possibilitie: Itches like crazy sounds pretty darn serious. You might have someone check for hair lice or other offending agents. Less intense itching might be related to your shampoo, hair products, including reaction to dyes, etc. Less intense itching could also be related to a fungus infection of the scalp, which would need some anti-fungal treatments. ...Read more
Most likely...: Most likely you are allergic to the soap you are using, or you are showering too frequently and washing the protective oils off your skin. Try showering less, with a different (and mild) soap. If that doesn't work see your doctor, because it could be something unusual -- for example, the classic presentation of a rare disease called polycythemia vera is itching after bathing. ...Read more
Polymorphic light: Eruption, which is condition that occurs in reaction to sunlight on the skin, a rash happens and it's itchy, it's not dangerous though, you need to protect your skin by wearing sun-screen, long sleeves and hat, avoid direct sun exposure, Hydrocortisone cream OTC can help with the itching, see a Dermatologist. ...Read more
Yes: There are 2 ways to relieve itching-external topical treatment and internal medications. Applying cold compresses or taking cool shower will give some immediate temporary relief. Anti-itch creams such as benadryl, (diphenhydramine) calamine, lanacaine and hdrocortisone will give more long-lasting relief. Oral antihistamines will provide the most effective relief. If needed topical treatments can be use while taking oral agent. ...Read more