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Why would prednisolone 15mg/5ml (my ER dose is 12.5ml 2nd day) cause my forehead swelling to go down but then cause my eyes to get extremely swollen?

Why would prednisolone 15mg/5ml (my ER dose is 12.5ml 2nd day) cause my forehead swelling to go down but then cause my eyes to get extremely swollen?

Could be : A. Side affect of the steroids, Prednisone does cause elevated intraocular pressure in some people. These people we call steroid responders and should be taken off Prednisone and the pressure of the eyes generally returns to normal. You need an eye care doctor to measure your intraocular pressure. ...Read more

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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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Can anxiety cause intermittent episodes if forehead swelling, abdominal swelling, eye pain, and neck pain?... I also suffer from sinus .. No fever

Can anxiety cause intermittent episodes if forehead swelling, abdominal swelling, eye pain, and neck pain?... I also suffer from sinus .. No fever

No: It cannot. Something is physically wrong. Please consult with your family doctor. Most likely related to sinuses and allergies. Best wishes. It could also easily be more than one thing. ...Read more

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What can be the causes of daily forehead headaches between the eyes? At times, there is swelling as well. I had a brow lift five years ago.

Deviated Septum: A deviated nasal septum (the cartilages and bones) is one of the most common--and undiagnosed--causes of headaches. The crooked bone and cartilage presses against the side walls of the nose (turbinates) and triggers a headache. Correcting the deformity often totally relieves--or minimizes the frequency and severity of the headache.Have some one who specializes in nose surgery examine your nose. ...Read more

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last 4 days my forehead is swollen , also another swelling occurs in my foot, I got hives, but cured ,what is the cause , how long will swelling last?

 last 4 days my forehead is swollen , also another swelling occurs in my foot, I got hives, but cured ,what is the cause , how long will swelling last?

Exam/testing: This sounds like a systemic allergic or autoimmune illness. You will need examination, blood and allergy testing. Swelling varies with the underlying cause. ...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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How to reduce forehead swelling from impact?

Ice: Cold at first, with alleve or equivalent twice a day. Apply cold packs for 10-15 minutes. ...Read more

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I fell out of bed at 455 AM EST & banged my forehead hard on my nightstand... I took Vimovo 500mg/20mg & I'm incing. it's swelling. What shd I do?

I fell out of bed at 455 AM EST & banged my forehead hard on my nightstand... I took Vimovo 500mg/20mg & I'm incing. it's swelling. What shd I do?

Visit ER: For a mild head injury, no treatment may be needed. However, watch for symptoms of a head injury, which can which can show up later. Tylenol is the best immediate therapy. Visit ER CT or an MRI scan might be done to rule out a brain bleed. ...Read more

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