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Dr. Alan Jackson
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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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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


Dr. Donald Jacobson
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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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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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Dr. Liesa Harte
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Dr. Edward McCollough
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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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Dr. Philip Miller
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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Trauma to the forehead with a blunt objective. 8 stitches. CT scan clear. 3 days later there was swelling on the bridge of the nose. What is the possible cause? Is it urgent?

Trauma to the forehead with a blunt objective. 8 stitches. CT scan clear. 3 days later there was swelling on the bridge of the nose. What is the possible cause? Is it urgent?

Swelling: Whether the swelling is due to edema or due to bleeding - the fluids may take a while to shift into place. For instance - if a person gets a 'goose egg' on their forehead from trauma - they may end up with two swollen black eyes. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Davis
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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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Dr. Alexander Rivkin
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Son just had sebaceous cyst removed from forehead and now bleeding inside causing a lot of swelling. What should I do?

Son just had sebaceous cyst removed from forehead and now bleeding inside causing a lot of swelling. What should I do?

Pressure: Put pressure on the area and call your doctor. You may need to go back in and have the doctor look at him. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Berger
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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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Dr. David Schleimer
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How can you reduce forehead swelling from an impact?

How can you reduce forehead swelling from an impact?

Ice/Advil: If the trauma is causing swelling, ice and an anti-inflammatory would be appropriate. If sleepiness, confusion or other changes in mental status are noted, see an md or go to er asap. ...Read more

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