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Can sinus problems cause swelling above eyebrow? Thank you very much

Can sinus problems cause swelling above eyebrow? Thank you very much

Decongestant: You do have a sinus cavity in that area that might cause the swelling. Try a decongestant to see if it gets better. If not, then see your physician to make sure you don't have an infection that would need antibiotics, or that the swelling is from another cause. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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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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How to reduce swelling cause by head bump?

How to reduce swelling cause by head bump?

Ice pack: Ice pack. Treating the swelling may have cosmetic benefits (short term) but doesn't affect long term results. Ice can also reduce pain. Apply it for no more than 20 minutes at a time. ...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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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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Can nerve damage cause swelling in the head and facial area?

Can nerve damage cause swelling in the head and facial area?

CRPS in the Head: When any new symptoms appear, talk with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What causes pain and swelling on the inside corner of my eye?

What causes pain and swelling on the inside corner of my eye?

Need to get checked: There are a number of possible causes of pain and swelling on the inside corner of your eye. These include allergies, dryness and infection. The only way to make a diagnosis is with an eye exam. ...Read more

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Swelling around eye area caused by bug bite last night. Should I do something?

Swelling around eye area caused by bug bite last night. Should I do something?

Bug bite: Do not scratch or rub the area. You can try otc Cortaid (hydrocortisone) or cortisone 10 but do not get the cottisone in your eyes used twice a day. If no improvement within 2-3 days, see your local dermatologist. ...Read more

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What causes swelling at the bottom of back of head it's swelled bad on left side of skull?

What causes swelling at the bottom of back of head it's swelled bad on left side of skull?

Cyst or lymph node: Usually this is a sebaceous cyst or an enlarged lymph node. A medical exam is needed to tell. The cyst can be removed. An enlarged lymph node usually gets better with time but sometimes needs an antibiotic. ...Read more

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What causes eye lid swelling in diabetic patients?

What causes eye lid swelling in diabetic patients?

Same as others: There is no special reason why you are more at risk for eye swelling because of diabetes. There are many causes for lid swelling (allergies, infection, inflammation, drug allergy etc), but we need more details about your health to give you an answer. ...Read more

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What could cause major swelling behind the left eye?

What could cause major swelling behind the left eye?

Eye swelling: There are many causes for swelling behind an eye. This should be evaluated by an ophthalmologist who will do special testing to give you the appropriate diagnosis. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of eye pain/swelling/tearing?

What could be the cause of eye pain/swelling/tearing?

See an eye doctor: Pain and swelling are hallmarks of inflammation. It is difficult to differentiate inflammation from eye infections (which are potentially blinding). See an eye doctor immediately. The longer you wait, the more difficult it will be to treat. ...Read more

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Can headaches & pains n your head cause brain swelling or cause problems like this. All my test have came back normal but I'm still worried!

Can headaches & pains n your head cause brain swelling or cause problems like this. All my test have came back normal but I'm still worried!

Listen to MD: Brain swelling is an ominous sign, but after being checked by an md should point you in the right direction. Headaches by themselves should not be a reason to be concerned about cerebral swelling.
Try to be optimistic, and listen to your md's recommendations. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 37 yr old female. For the last 12 months I have had a swelling under my right eye. It's like a large fluid pocket. StartedWhat could be the cause?

Bags under eyes: The eye is normally surrounded by fatty tissue--this serves to cushion and protect the eye within the eye socket. Sometimes a little bit of the fatty tissue can protrude out of the eye socket, becoming visible as a bulge near the eye. An exam by an ophthalmologist would distinguish fat protrusion from something more serious. ...Read more

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What causes red areas below the eye with swelling?

What causes red areas below the eye with swelling?

Red eyelids: There are many causes for red eyelids. They can be due to allergies, infections (e.g. Styes) or merely from your glasses frames. ...Read more

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What causes tenderness and swelling on head above ear?

What causes tenderness and swelling on head above ear?

Head swelling: The only things I can think of would be trauma and infection. Any history of insect bites? I would apply ice, but if that doesn't help, see a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes random eye, lip swelling and knotts on forhead?

What causes random eye, lip swelling and knotts on forhead?

See your doctor: You are giving different symptoms that you should have your medical doctor evaluate. You may have a couple issues going on. ...Read more

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Can dry eye cause swelling of the cornea?

Can dry eye cause swelling of the cornea?

Sort of: Dry eye can cause keratitis, usually inflammation of the epithelial layer on the surface of the eye. That can make the cornea a little thicker, but we normally don't call that swelling. Corneal swelling, called corneal edema, usually occurs from an increase in fluid in the tissue of the cornea. ...Read more

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What is the most likely causes of facial and eye swelling?

What is the most likely causes of facial and eye swelling?

A lot of things: Many things could bring on these swellings, but I think that allergy would be very high on my list; especially if accompanied by itching and red eyes. ...Read more

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How can I know what could be the cause of one eye swelling?

How can I know what could be the cause of one eye swelling?

Various: First be sure it is not that the other eye is receding? The causes for one eye protruding include thyroid disease, tumors, vascular lesions and infections (i assume there was no trauma involved which would be an obvious cause). Unilateral swelling needs to be evaluated by your eye doctor especially if the vision is affected, if there is double vision, or pain in the eye or socket. ...Read more

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I have a itchy rash on my neck and head and the back the back of my neck has some swelling. What may be the cause.?

I have a itchy rash on my neck and head and the back the back of my neck has some swelling. What may be the cause.?

Needs to be checked: It needs to be evaluated as the rash is there can be few causes of this. Have you used any cream or ointment. See your doctor or a dermatologist
it could be a bug bites, skin infection like impetigo, sometimes the bug bites get infected as well. ...Read more

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Ex beat me on top of my head. He acted like he was knocking on a door. Lots of swelling down into forehead. Could he have caused brain dmg?

Ex beat me on top of my head. He acted like he was knocking on a door. Lots of swelling down into forehead. Could he have caused brain dmg?

Concussion?: See your doctor for a thorough evaluation. I'm happy to hear he is your ex. You could have a concussion. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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My head swells in places that I have been hit before years ago now its swelling worse and causes headach and dizziness plus blurred vision. .

My head swells in places that I have been hit before years ago now its swelling worse and causes headach and dizziness plus blurred vision. .

Get seen soon!: If these symptoms just started, or are getting worse, go to an ER. If they have been happening over a couple of weeks and are not getting worse, get seen in the next few days. It's hard to say what's going on. Your symptoms may not be related to your injury but to something new. Either way you need prompt evaluation. ...Read more

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My mum keeps having a problem with a cist like swelling which keeps re-appearing over her right eye and causes her generally to feel ill. What is this?

My mum keeps having a problem with a cist like swelling which keeps re-appearing over her right eye and causes her generally to feel ill. What is this?

GYN appt: You need to make an appointment with your gynecologist. In the meantime, assume that you are pregnant just in case. That means eating well and no alcohol or medications. ...Read more

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Can complicated migraines cause eye swelling?

Can complicated migraines cause eye swelling?

Of course, migraine: Is always a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Unilateral throbbing headache, dizziness, partial blackout, weakness, dysesthesia, visual disturbances eye swelling, nausea, sensitivity to light or sound, paresthesias and even chest pain may be present during the episodes. It is manageable condition. See an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation and professional management. ...Read more