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Squishy lumps@base of neck in triangle area above collarbone. Sides of face swelling w/ numbness. Pain n large veins both sides of throat. Doc no help?

Squishy lumps@base of neck in triangle area above collarbone. Sides of face swelling w/ numbness. Pain n large veins both sides of throat. Doc no help?

Follow up: I would recommend you follow up to be seen directly. Although there are multiple possibilities, one of the more likely findings you are describing is lymphadenopathy, in which the lymph nodes are abnormally seollen often related to an infectious or inflammatory process. You should be seen and fully evaluated for this and other potential causes. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Deep plane mini face lift day 5. Why am I feeling strange sensation like a worm under my skin going along hair and suture line? Both sides. Like slow droplets of water moving down. Is this the swelling receding?

Deep plane mini face lift day 5. Why am I feeling strange sensation like a worm under my skin going along hair and suture line? Both sides. Like slow droplets of water moving down. Is this the swelling receding?

Paresthesias common: We call those strange sensations "paresthesias." these kind of sensations are not uncommon after facelift surgery. As long as they are not associated with pain, swelling, etc. If you are having any associated problems, be sure to contact your surgeon. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of a broken jaw? I have swelling on the right side of my face near my ear

What are signs and symptoms of a broken jaw? I have swelling on the right side of my face near my ear

Xray: Significant injury, swelling, pain, sometimes, double vision, all could mean a broken jaw. Please see a doctor for an evaluation and xray, if warranted. Primary care, urgent care would do to order or do an xray if needed. ...Read more

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Symptoms pvcs, tachycardia, swelling on left side includes face, neck, and legs. What could this be. Dr can't find anything wrong. Have had tests.

Symptoms pvcs, tachycardia, swelling on left side includes face, neck, and legs. What could this be. Dr can't find anything wrong. Have had tests.

Allergies?: Anxiety can cause some of these symptoms. But if there is true swelling in the face and neck, you many have allergies or intolerace. Also get checked for inflammation, lupus, thyroid, vitamin deficiencies. ...Read more

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I have symptoms of right side face numbness and right thigh lateral numbness, swelling and redness. Also, when standing for an extended period or walking, blood pressure goes up.

I have symptoms of right side face numbness and right thigh lateral numbness, swelling and redness. Also, when standing for an extended period or walking, blood pressure goes up.

See your doctor: This could be one of several problems, including trigeminal neuropathy, meralgia paresthetica, or of inflammatory origin. It could even be from brain origin. The swelling and redness are the most important parts to get sorted out, as the cause may be associated with numbness. BP is likely to be secondary. Don't try to sort this out without medical help. It sounds serious. ...Read more

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Left side- face, jaw, neck, shoulder, and elbow "joint" pain with some specific sight swelling, and redness as well as feverish to the touch AND this has presented the same type symptoms in other "joints" on right side too.?

Left side- face, jaw, neck, shoulder, and elbow "joint" pain with some specific sight swelling, and redness as well as feverish to the touch AND this has presented the same type symptoms in other "joints" on right side too.?

Autoimmune or infect: Your symptoms could represent either an autoimmune disorder like Lupus or scleroderma or an infectious process like Lyme disease. These are just examples. You need to see a good internet to get blood tests and perhaps X-rays and have a through examination. Your internist could then refer you further if needed. If symptoms now, go to MD now. ...Read more

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Is mucosal and tonsil swelling on just one side of my mouth/throat as well as face/neck gland pain a common symptom of sjogrens?

Is mucosal and tonsil swelling on just one side of my mouth/throat as well as face/neck gland pain a common symptom of sjogrens?

See below: Unilateral involvement suggests mostly likely infection or worse case scenaro malignancy. Please see your primary for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Swelling to left side of face why?

Swelling to left side of face why?

May be Parotitis: Swelling on one side, if not recently injured, can be due to infection of parotid glands, or bell's palsey, or a dental problem.
If it does not resolve with warm compresses over several hours, medical evaluation should be sought. ...Read more

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What can cause swelling in the left side of a 14-month-olds face?

What can cause swelling in the left side of a 14-month-olds face?

See the pediatrician: Swelling of a child's face is not normal, and your child should be seen by a doctor as soon as possible. This could be dental related (unlikely at this age), an insect bite (if red and swollen +/- itching) or it could represent an infection (red, swollen, warm, painful to touch, +/- fever). ...Read more

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I have swelling on the right side of my face, but not in any pain. What could this be?

I have swelling on the right side of my face, but not in any pain. What could this be?

Many possibilities: Could be an infection of a tooth or salivary gland, muscle contusion, salivary gland disorder, growth in the jaw bone, enlarged lymph node a skin growth (sebaceous cyst etc.) please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can tinnitis cause a feeling of swelling on the side of the head?

Can tinnitis cause a feeling of swelling on the side of the head?

Certain problems: Certain medical problems, such as menieres syndrome may include one side tinnitus along with a stuffy feeling. Although no outward signs of swelling are evident. ...Read more

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Childs face is swelling on one side and affecting theth vocal chords?

Childs face is swelling on one side and affecting theth vocal chords?

Needs examination!: Hard to tell if this is a severe problem or not, but if the swelling is affecting the vocal cords, you may be looking at an impending airway problem--especially if the child is very young, he/she needs to be examined by a doctor now! ...Read more

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I have swelling to the right side of my face with no pain. What could this be?

I have swelling to the right side of my face with no pain. What could this be?

Depends.: This could be the side you slept on - or a dental infection. If you have tooth pain, or problems with teeth on that side then you need to seek care.

Be healthy and be well,

james m. Ridgway, md
www. Larrabeecenter. Com. ...Read more

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I am having random swelling in my right side of my face. It moves around and doesn't always stay there. What is it?

I am having random swelling in my right side of my face. It moves around and doesn't always stay there. What is it?

Angioedema: This can be angioedema but also can be secondary to underlying problem in the sinuses or the teeth, you should see your doctor about this and if the swelling afffects other parts of your body, you should consult an allergist. ...Read more

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What can cause swelling on the base of the head on the right side with a raisin size knot located in the middle of the swelling?

What can cause swelling on the base of the head on the right side with a raisin size knot located in the middle of the swelling?

Probably lymph node: Do you have any abnormality in the scalp, even a bad case of dandruff? What you described sounds like result of some inflammation in the scalp and enlarged draining lymph node. Pay attention to scalp hygiene and if it does not resolve in 4-6 weeks, or if it becomes painful, or starts draining, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a lump on my head on the right top side suddenly not sure what is wrong painful and feels like swelling too?

I have a lump on my head on the right top side suddenly not sure what is wrong painful and feels like swelling too?

Have it seen: It needs to be seen to be diagnosed and managed. I painful lump makes me think of trauma or infection. All the best. ...Read more

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Daughters face right side swollen for 4 wks now Drs can't find the problem On loratadine now for 4 days now swelling looks worse. Need advice?

Daughters face right side swollen for 4 wks now Drs can't find the problem On loratadine now for 4 days now swelling looks worse. Need advice?

Get second opinion.: If the swelling is unilateral, it may be from an abscess or a parotid gland inflammation (think mumps). Loratadine may work on angioedema which does not appear to be the case with your daughter. Contact the doctor again and if necessary get a second opinion, ...Read more

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On benzo for 1 year and tapered 5 months ago. Now I have SCM swelling right side and difficulty turning head. Head is even. Withdrawal or permanent?

On benzo for 1 year and tapered 5 months ago. Now I have SCM swelling right side and difficulty turning head. Head is even. Withdrawal or permanent?

Torticollis: This sounds like torticollis. It usually happens after withdrawal of antipsychotics not benzos. Try some stretching and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) if you can get some. See your doctor if it doesn't improve. ...Read more

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