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Can Alcohol Cause Ankle And Facial Swelling
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
CRPS in the Head: When any new symptoms appear, talk with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Head injury: Eye swelling and severe headache sounds more like a head injury. You can certainly have a head injury associated with a neck injury. Head injuries can be caused by rotational forces without direct impact to your skull (like in a neck injury). You definitely need to get checked out by your doc! i am unclear what kind of trauma was involved; i would get over to an emergency room for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not unusual: You have burned the skin and the bodies response is to swell. You may want to see a doctor. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Logically, one needs to think about: infected/inflamed - related with long/tight foreskin, or allergy-related - drug use, insect bites, etc., or personal overuse/misuse - sex overindulgence with dildo use, events. So, collect & bring the info on the onset, degree, duration, potentially related events, and progress over time to Doc for analysis, physicals, & possible tests so to deduce Dx for Rx. ...Read more
Can prolonged swelling swelling of the leg unrelated to vascular issues cause hair loss in said leg?
In short yes: chronic edema or otherwise noted swelling of the leg / lower extremity can be associated with what's known as stasis dermatitis. In which the skin becomes very tight and thin. Which results in micro tears, with chronic inflammation and metaplasia or changing of the cells, Which would theoretically result in hair loss. ...Read more
Allergy/infection: Itch usually means allergic reaction. Pain and swelling usually means an infection that is getting out of control. Benedryl may reduce the itching , but will not eliminate the allergy. Nor will it treat infection. Before this gets out of hand please call our dentist. Treat the cause of the pain/swelling/itching...Don't just mask the symptoms. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Unlikely: I have seen a draining tract from a tooth abscess extending to the outside of the face on the cheek. However, as the tooth is extracted (too severe bone loss), the area heals well with minimal scarring. However, early treatment will be very beneficial and inexpensive than wait. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possible blood clot: My main worry with those symptoms would be a blood clot in the leg veins called a deep venous thrombosis (dvt). Causes can be long trips/immobility, recent surgery and inherited conditions.These can be life-threatening so need attention. Infections such as cellulitis can also cause those symptoms, as can gout (not always the toe), a baker's cyst behind the knee, and other things.Maybe need checked. ...Read more
With swelling in the feet and ankles with diabetic neuropathy, what can take the swelling down or alleviate it?
I have started getting facial swelling (adema) that lasts for days after running, drinking alcohol or coffee. What is causing this, my adrenals?
Worthy to check it: Swelling due to fluid accumulation in a tissue, or edema, could be caused by problems with the adrenal glands. These conditions are relatively rare, however, compared to other causes related to the kidney, liver, lymphatics or blood vessels. I would suggest seeing your physician for an examination and blood work for starters. Further investigation with radiologic studies may also be warranted. ...Read more
Angioedema: This is a Type 1 allergic reaction and can be potentially serious. You need to figure out what is the specific cause of the allergy - usually a certain food, sometimes a medication. Best to see an allergist to run allergy profile - then avoidance, desensitization, or meds for flares. Always keep Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (antihistamine) stocked at home and take immediately with hives/swelling. ...Read more
Trigeminal Neuralgia: Your symptoms may be a neurological ailment called trigeminal neuralgia. Not a very well understood problem and should see your doctor, who may then possibly refer to a neurologist. There can be a TMJ relation, but tn, associated with bell's palsy, can create symptoms that mimic tmj/tmd. Bell's palsy is not well understood either and may come and go. Seems like you might be improving though. ...Read more
The left side of mt neck and face are swollen. How can I tell if my lymphnodes are swollen? And can they cause facial swelling? Lymphoma?
Facial swelling: Face swelling can be caused by inflammation, allergies, trauma or infection in the tissues of the face. Facial swelling can be due to relatively mild conditions, such as a sinus infection, or a serious or life-threatening condition, such as analphylactic shock, that should be immediately evaluated in an emergency setting... ...Read more
Unlikely: If sinusitis is the cause , this would be a very serious complication which would make you quite ill. Your swelling is more likely from angioedema (swelling in the subcutaneous tissue). I don't know how long you have had it but if the problem has just started a few days ago. antihistamine may help. If the problem persists for more than 2 wks, see an allergist. ...Read more
No: If you have excessive facial swelling associated with an embedded or ingrown hair, attempting to resolve the infection with a home remedy could be more painful and result in a more extensive problem. You should see your primary care physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Question: To find out the cause of your symptoms you have to go see and Dr. and be evaluated. ...Read more
Infection: This sounds like a serious dental infection that requires immediate dental care. Call and see the dentist who is treating you right away. If he\she is not available and has no covering dentist, see a physician ( 24/7 medical facility doctor or er of hospital) as serious infections can be life threatening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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