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Baby Face Swollen
My daughter is 11 years old she has a bump next to her growing baby teeth her face is swollen she's going to camp for 3 weeks tommorow help ? Please
More information: I would need more information including past medical history, whether she has a fever, history of trauma, and whether this is painful or not. This could be something simple like sinusitis or it could be an inflammation of her parotid gland. Tumors are also possible but less likely. Please encourage her to see her physician. ...Read more
Not on its own: The two are probably linked, and would be better off having your problem treated before it progresses to a potentially serious condition. See your dentist who will discuss options with you and you can decide to remove the offending tooth or save it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dependency: Laying in one spot, particularly if you are laying on your stomach can contribute to fluid dependency in your face. This is not typically normal. Try avoiding excess salt and if seeing a doctor have them check electrolyte, liver and kidney function. ...Read more
I woke up sunday morning with the right side of my face swollen and hurting. What can I do to get rid of this pain?
Determine the cause: When the cause of the pain is determined, you can have the problem treated and alleviate the symptoms. Facial swelling is usually associated with a dental problem, so you should call a dentist first thing monday morning for an appointment. In the meantime otc pain meds will help. Sounds like you also need an antibiotic. ...Read more