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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Swelling In Temple

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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


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What can cause swollen temples, lymph node swelling in the neck and chest, abdomen and groin, anemia, weakness and abcesses near lymph node areas, ?

What can cause swollen temples, lymph node swelling in the neck and chest, abdomen and groin, anemia, weakness and abcesses near lymph node areas, ?

Too many problems to: We can not sort out all your problems via email messages. You need to go see a doctor who can give you a complete physical exam and run tests to confirm what you say you have wrong before we can tell you what is causing you these multiple problems and clarify your concerns. ...Read more

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Very minor swelling at temple area of face ?

Very minor swelling at temple area of face ?

If its minor: I wouldn't worry, if it becomes real painful then get seen, mild temporal swelling without pain or trauma is not going to be an issue, unless it gets worse. See temporal arteritis if u want to worry yourself. Good luck. ...Read more

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What type of doctor do I see about this temple swelling?

What type of doctor do I see about this temple swelling?

Hard to say: As a swelling around the temple could represent a sebaceous cyst which either a general surgeon or dermatologist could deal with. It could represent a dilation of your temporal artery which a vascular surgeon would manage. It could represent a bony prominence that an orthopedic surgeon would deal with. It could even present a lymph node that many different specialists may deal with. ...Read more

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I got hit in the temple with a small rock yesterday and now have very minor swelling on right side of head. Should I go to the hospital?

I got hit in the temple with a small rock yesterday and now have very minor swelling on right side of head. Should I go to the hospital?

No: As long as swelling is your only symptom, then no. If you develop unceasing pain, persistent vomiting or change in your behavior call 911 and go to the ER. ...Read more

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My 4 month old grandson has a hematoma on his left temple that has started swelling and bleeding?

My 4 month old grandson has a hematoma on his left temple that has started swelling and bleeding?

Hemangioma: Your grandson presumably has an hemangioma that is breaking down and not a hematoma.He should be seen by a dermstologist who can treat same with steroids, lasers or other medication. ...Read more

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My husbands temples started swelling allot when bending after he got sick & high blood pressure pills given to him seen many drs many tests no help?

My husbands temples started swelling allot when bending after he got sick & high blood pressure pills given to him seen many drs many tests no help?

Frustation: That's very frustrating and i can appreciate your helplessness but it isn't going to be diagnosed in an online forum limited to 400 characters. He needs to see another local doctor. ...Read more

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Random and painful swelling around temple, started as small bump on head. Lymph node swollen of that side, but no trauma and i do not feel sick?

Random and painful swelling around temple, started as small bump on head.  Lymph node swollen of that side, but no trauma and i do not feel sick?

I would get to: A surgeon who can diagnose you with a something that is causing ur lymph node to enlarge. Lymphoma and tumor comes to mind. Please do not hesitate to see a surgeon at this point as soon as possible. Please! ...Read more

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I have a seizure disorder and no insurance I have seen local health dept for 4 years . I keep headavche on rt side with swelling on temple and face. ?

I have a seizure disorder and no insurance I have seen local health dept for 4 years . I keep headavche on rt side with swelling on temple and face. ?

Seizure and headache: Call your nearest major university medical center. They usually offer programs for fred or discounted treatment for uninsured patients. They can set you up with the various specialists you need to diagnose and treat your potentially serious symptoms. ...Read more