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Is there anything that can cause mouth pain/swollen face besides an abscess?

Is there anything that can cause mouth pain/swollen face besides an abscess?

See your dentist: A fractured root, periodontal disease, inflamed temporomandibular joint, allergic reaction and trauma can contribute to facial swelling. ...Read more

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What could be the hormonal causes for a swollen face? Cushing's and thyroid being ruled out.

What could be the hormonal causes for a swollen face? Cushing's and thyroid being ruled out.

Swollen face: The only thing I can think of is swelling of glands on each side of your face. That would not cause total facial swelling your doctor did not see anything like that. A second opinion never hurts. ...Read more

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Can renal failure cause swollen face?

Can renal failure cause swollen face?

Yes: When kidneys lose function you cannot eliminate salt and water. As it accumulates in the body it causes swelling in the face, belly and other areas. ...Read more

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Hi I had maxillary surgery 3 months ago to remove a cyst (right side)but now I have a right swollen face and a painfull gum what could cause this?

Hi I had maxillary surgery 3 months ago to remove a cyst (right side)but now I have a right swollen face and a painfull gum what could cause this?

Swollen face: It could be swelling after your surgery or you could be developing another cyst. Try applying warm compresses to the area and if it dose not improve in a few days f/u with the ent. When was your last dental check up? You may also have a secondary infection in your gums. ...Read more

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Iv been abusing laxatives for the past 3 months. After stopping I started to wake up with a swollen face and hands. What may be the cause?

Iv been abusing laxatives for the past 3 months. After stopping I started to wake up with a swollen face and hands. What may be the cause?

Metabolic: DyYou are purging with laxative and need to see both a medical physician and a psychologist. Multiple causes: none of them good. Time to get real and get checked. ...Read more

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Could a swollen face caused due to chronic sinusitis disappear for a month post an abortion? I have heard infections disappear\increase after pregnanc

Could a swollen face caused due to chronic sinusitis disappear for a month post an abortion? I have heard infections disappear\increase after pregnanc

Seems unlikely: It does not seem likely that having an abortion would have significantly impacted your chronic sinusitis. Pregnancy can worsen sinus problems due to hormonal changes in the mucosal tissue. Seek treatment for the sinusitis. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen face and big bubble above the tooth?

What can cause a swollen face and big bubble above the tooth?

Abscess: This is most likely an abscess of the tooth. You will need a root canal or extraction, but don't delay. This is very serious! ...Read more

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Ok d so I woke up with swollen face and eyes. What could have caused this?

Ok d so I woke up with swollen face and eyes. What could have caused this?

? Allergic reaction: Your description could be related to an allergic reaction although other issues can cause similar symptoms. See your regular doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How to reduce swollen face caused due to omnacortil? I was taking 60mg till last week, now on 40mg. Doc said to reduce it by 10mg per week.

How to reduce swollen face caused due to omnacortil? I was taking 60mg till last week, now on 40mg. Doc said to reduce it by 10mg per week.

Time: Increased body fat and salt (water) retention from systemic cortisone are expected side effects which are usually dose and duration dependent. It may take weeks for the effects to subside after discontinuation of oral steroid. For those who have been on large doses of steroid, the effect may never completely go away. The severity is variable among people. Why are you on steroid? ...Read more

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Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

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

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Woke up to a swollen face and small red splotches all over. What causes this?

Woke up to a swollen face and small red splotches all over. What causes this?

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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What can cause terrible joint pain, along with a swollen face and eyes?

What can cause terrible joint pain, along with a swollen face and eyes?

Inflammation: You have symptoms of inflammation that may be caused by an infection or an autoimmune condition. There are other less common causes like neoplastic conditions. You definitely need to see a doctor in person to begin a work up of your condition. Expect some tests to be involved. ...Read more

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I hav a swollen face since years. Thyroid, cortisol, creatinine all ruled out. Docs r unable to find d cause. Which diuretic can I use? Plz help!

I hav a swollen face since years. Thyroid, cortisol, creatinine all ruled out. Docs r unable to find d cause. Which diuretic can I use? Plz help!

Considerations: In a female in 20s with isolated facial swelling (angioedema) could be possible - checking CRP, ESR, C4 levels could be helpful. Unusual exposures should be evaluated (insect bites, food, etc.) for possible allergic reaction. In females with PCOS an evaluation of hormones by physician should be considered. ...Read more

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What's the worst that can happen with a toothache and swollen face?

What's the worst that can happen with a toothache and swollen face?

Death: Unchecked infection in the upper jaw can spread through pathways to the brain! Lower jaw infections can spread to the heart the same way!
Unless drainage was established and elimination of the source of infections, people died from these ailments. During Medieval time they used primitive means to extract offending teeth. Cavemen knocked out teeth with rocks!
Fortunately you can see you dentist to ...Read more

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Swollen face hard to breath female 51

Swollen face hard to breath female 51

CALL: Call 911 now! You may be having an allergic reaction and there could be swelling of your airway making it hard to breath. Please call 911. ...Read more

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Sometimes I feel that my breasts are like a swollen face, is this dangerous?!

Sometimes I feel that my breasts are like a swollen face, is this dangerous?!

I'm sorry: But I don't understand your question. I'm not sure how a breast would be like a swollen face. Best discuss w/your doctor. ...Read more

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Neck shoulder pain and swollen face?

Neck shoulder pain and swollen face?

Varies: There are a lot of potential causes, but I would definitely be checked as soon as possible. An abcess would be a potential cause and is potentially dangerous. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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What are the remedies for swollen face and eyes. Thank you.

Need more info: Not enough information. Please restate your question and give more info on the problem and symptoms. ...Read more

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I am experiencing hives (urticaria) and swollen face. The following also describes me: Skin rash. What should I do?

I am experiencing hives (urticaria) and swollen face. The following also describes me: Skin rash. What should I do?

Go to ER now: It sounds like you may have developed an allergic reaction. If you have a swollen face, it can get worse with swelling of your tongue and theist and airways. Please visit ER immediately to get an examination and treatment ...Read more

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After a recent epidural steroid injection, I developed a really flushed and swollen face. Is this dangerous? Or is it a commonplace thing?

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

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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?

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

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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? .

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

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What does it mean a swollen face?

Facial Swelling: A variety of mild to serious disorders, diseases and conditions can lead to face swelling. Swelling can result from infections, allergies, medications, trauma and malignancy (cancer). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Swollen face?

Swollen face: = facial distention due to fluid build up. This may be due to trauma, life-threatening allergic reactions, cellulitis, hormonal problems, etc. ...Read more

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Swollen Face (Definition)

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