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Cause For Swollen Face And Bloated Stomach
Cockroach: Yes, though it is not too common. ...Read more
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?
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?
Could a swollen face caused due to chronic sinusitis disappear for a month post an abortion? I have heard infections disappear\increase after pregnanc
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Need more info: Not enough information. Please restate your question and give more info on the problem and symptoms. ...Read more
I am experiencing hives (urticaria) and swollen face. The following also describes me: Skin rash. What should I do?
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
33 yr old woman 4 the last few weeks I've got a swollen face but not everyday but my fingers are swollen and feet hurt as well. What is going on with?
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more
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
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
Most likely you have allergy sinusitis, or you could be having a chronic sinusitis
try to take allergy medicine like zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night since it could make you drowsy
if persistent you might need to see ENT specialist
some people benefit from saline nasal spray, some suggest local honey from your local farmer market. ...Read more
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