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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Itchy Swollen Sides Of Face

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I have an pea size knot in my cheeks on each side- they are hard and kinda move around but never actually change locations. They are itchy if i touch or push on them and when i do succumb and itch them they become swollen and my face is puffed up and disf

I have an pea size knot in my cheeks on each side- they are hard and kinda move around but never actually change locations. They are itchy if i touch or push on them and when i do succumb and itch them they become swollen and my face is puffed up and disf

Photo or exam: If these are bumps in the skin of your cheek they may be infected skin follicles - but a photo or physical exam would help define what they may be. If they are fluid filled it's possible they would benefit from drainage, but the first step is to make a diagnosis. Consider taking a clear photo and attaching it to a consult request to a dermatologist in HealthTap Concierge. ...Read more

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One side of my face is itchy swollen and red. I have eczema, occasionally get the skin around my eyebrows irratated but nothing close this?

One side of my face is itchy swollen and red. I have eczema, occasionally get the skin around my eyebrows irratated but nothing close this?

Probably eczema: I'm not sure what your question is. Eczema can develop anywhere on the body at any time. Having it on one side of your face is not unusual. ...Read more

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Face is dry, tight, swollen, red, and itchy. What could be the cause and soothe the problem?

Face is dry, tight, swollen, red, and itchy. What could be the cause and soothe the problem?

If allergy, antihis: If allergy, then antihistamine. Other conditions would be treated by other methods. The possible list is long and will only be determined by exam. ...Read more

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What is the most likely cause of a left side swollen painful clavical with a non itchy red rash?

Shingles: Shingles (herpes zoster) is a painful, blistering skin rash due to the varicella-zoster virus, the virus that causes chickenpox. After you get chickenpox, the virus remains inactive (becomes dormant) in certain nerves in the body. Shingles occurs after the virus becomes active again in these nerves years later. See your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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One side of my labia minor is swollen. Also itchy. There is no discharge nor burning when I urinate. What's the cause?

One side of my labia minor is swollen. Also itchy. There is no discharge nor burning when I urinate. What's the cause?

Schedule a visit: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Yeast or genital herpes are possibilities ...Read more

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The right side of my upper lip got itchy after i ate my lunch.Then, it got swollen. I don't know the cause so i just put an anti bacterial cream.

The right side of my upper lip got itchy after i ate my lunch.Then, it got swollen. I don't know the cause so i just put an anti bacterial cream.

Allergic reaction: This sounds like an allergic reaction ( angioedema) to something you ate. Swelling of the lip ( angiedema) should never be ignored, since another exposure to the offending agent can cause a more severe allergic reaction. Make an appointment with you physician. Stop antibacterial cream and use Benadryl until seen. ...Read more

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I have an itchy scalp and a swollen lymph node on the left side of my head at the lower skull line. Can you please tell me what might be the cause?

I have an itchy scalp and a swollen lymph node on the left side of my head at the lower  skull line. Can you please tell me what might be the cause?

Dermititiis: You could have eczema, seborrhea, atopic or other form of dandruff. If you scratch it it will tind to worsen and flake as well as get infected. That will cause the swollen lymph node. Start with a dandruff shampoo and stop scratching it. See if it starts to resolve in a couple of weeks ...Read more

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Red face, itchy eyes and swollen glands. What is the cause of this?

Red face, itchy eyes and swollen glands. What is the cause of this?

Allergic reaction: Your description sounds like an alllergic reaction. Try taking oral allergy meds. If no improvement or worsening, see a regular doctor. ...Read more

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The left side of my face became itchy with a burning, tingling sensation. It is isolated on my forehead around eye and cheek. Slightly swollen no rash?

The left side of my face became itchy with a burning, tingling sensation. It is isolated on my forehead around eye and cheek. Slightly swollen no rash?

Hard to say: This may be the early stage of shingles which may itch in the early stage or an contact allergy. You need to see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more