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Causes Of Swollen Eyebrow Symptoms
What are the causes of a swollen eyebrow line, just the area above the eyelid? No redness and no pain are experienced
Eyelid swelling: There can be many causes of painless eyelid swelling. Some of those include infection, allergic reactions, inflammation due to secondary causes, or trauma. It is difficult to assess the situation without a thorough examination. Please follow with a doctor. All the best. ...Read more
Sinius infection causes what symptoms, cause my right side of face hurts and is swollen and hurts to put my head downwards?
See your MD: Be evaluated by your md or an ENT (ear, nose and throat doctor ...Read more
Yes: Swollen eyes, sometimes called "allergic shiners" can occur from allergies. The conjunctival membrane that essentially "covers" the white part of the eye and eyelid can get inflammed from allergies. The blood vessels that surround the eye can get dilated from the inflammation and cause swelling as well. This leads to the "bluish" discoloration around the eyes. ...Read more
My external occipital protoreal bone back of my head is lil swollen and sore could it be caused by wisdom tooth coming in no other symptoms healthy 31?
Highly Unlikely: That sounds highly unlikely. But, there's one sure way to find out...Just have your wisdom teeth removed (which you probably should have done anyway), and see what happens to your swelling. If the swelling persists, it's obviously not related. In any case, any swelling which lasts longer than a few days should be checked anyway, so have that lump looked at regardless of your wisdom teeth. ...Read more
Surgery x6 yrs ago for chronic sinusitis. Resolved symptoms but get bad lightheaded for days at time. Head CT showed no swollen sinsuses. Normal on exam. Use neti pot daily. Can sinuses/ears cause be ruled out?
Seems so: Obviously relying on your information here. Seems that the data argues against any further sinus disease. Should start looking elsewhere. ...Read more
I woke up this morning with my left eyebrow hanging and swollen like Quasimodo problem is there is no injury or bump or pain what could cause this?
I have sinus infection symptoms currently, but in addition to pain behind forehead and eyebrow, I swear my eyebrow is swollen. Does this happen?
Yes, can be serious:
Swelling of the forehead can happen from infection of the frontal sinuses.
Recurrent difficulty with frontal sinus infections can be more serious than other sinuses.
If you have swelling or tenderness of the frontal forehead region with a sinus infection, should see a physician for examination, possible X-ray, and antibiotics ...Read more
Can a cyst in eyebrow cause swollen and tender lymph nodes in the neck - same side as the eye? I'm also extremely fatigued x3 days.
Increase of pressure: Swollen turbinates can limit the flow of air/fluids in your maxillary sinus which can lead to an increase of sinus pressure. If your sinuses cannot drain properly then you will likely feel the effect that you are asking about. If you think that you may be developing a sinus infection see your doctor for verification and treatment. ...Read more
At times the back of my neck feels swollen ans it's uncomfortable to bend my head the whole way back...what would cause this?
Swelling in the neck: You could have aisle spasm in the back in the muscles or you could have some lymph nodes there. If it is lymph nodes you could feel them and there would be likely more than one. The muscle pain and spasm is most likely. Take Motrin or Tylenol (acetaminophen) and use cold and warm compresses for 20 mins a piece. With a 20 min break every hour and the pain should go away. Good luck, feel better' ...Read more
The glands under My chin and on my nech are achy and I feel they're swollen when I move/lower my head. I have a cold. Cause for concern?
May be: You may have a viral or bacteerial infecton. If your symptoms have been prresent for greater than 7 days, seek care for evaluation and possible antibiotics. ...Read more
Allergies: Allergies cause swollen eyelids. Cold compress can relieve the swelling. Over-the-counter allergy medicine, such as loratidine (claritin) & eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for itching. If it persists or gets worse go to your doctor. It could also be other problems. ...Read more
My 26 year old little brother shaved his head with clippers and got a sunburn and now his head is swollen. What is the cause of it?
Sunburn: Different degrees of burns can cause swelling, and even blisters, especially areas that are normally protected by the hair and would thus be more sensitive and likely to have swelling and blistering, etc. Have him see a dr. If it worsening. ...Read more
I have a small movable lump on lower left head slightly from the back center, I don't have any symptoms, its just felt that my left side is more swollen than the right one?
BetterGetItChecked: It may be a cyst or a lipoma (fatty tumor)But we can not say exactly what it is without examination. I suggest you have it checked by your doctor to make the diagnosis and to know if it needs to be incised ...Read more
Can terminal meconium give a baby a blackeye and a swollen. Head that causes neonatal hyperbilirubinemia?
What would cause a swollen lymph node on the back of the head in the center of the neck? Is that possible? And what causes it it's been there a while.
My daughter came home from her dads with a fever and red swollen cheeks. What might this be caused by and how do I treat it? He gave her two different medicines within a very short time. We have a cool towel on her head now.
Fever and red cheeks make me immediately think of fifths disease - also known as "slapped cheeks disease". It is caused by a virus called parvovirus b19 and is a very common childhood illness. It is usually harmless and does not require treatment unless the child also has a chronic disease that can predispose them to anemia such as sickle cell anemia. It can also be a concern if a pregnant woman has been exposed to someone with fifths disease.
Below I've linked to website with more in-depth information on fifths disease.
In the meantime, it's important to keep your child comfortable and watch for signs of a more serious infection.
"red flags" that we look for with fever to indicate something more serious is going on are:
-fevers that last 5 days or more
-fevers persistently above 104f orally
-a child that acts very sick - very irritable or difficult to wake
-vomiting, diarrhea, refusal to drink, or dehydration
-a purple rash, esp on the legs (a red lacy rash on the body is common with fifths disease)
-any complaints of pain such as the ear, throat, stomach or a joint
as always, use your judgement. If you think that your child is ill, err on the side of caution and call your child's doctor. ...Read more
Is it common for new borns head to get swollen up and could that cause future problem with the baby and what cause the head to swell up?
Coneheads or molding: Is a common consequence of delivery producing a lopsided or flattened skull and will even out over the first few weeks of life. A cephalohematoma is a bruise that forms during delivery and appears to be a puddle of fluid under the scalp but above the skull. This will resolve on its own as well but sometimes leads to some jaundice. You should bring this up at the baby's 7 day exam for evaluation. ...Read more
Can TMJ cause the indent on the side of my head to be swollen? There uneven it's been like that for a while one side comes out more then the other is it something serious?
See a TMJ dentist: Possible displacement of the disk can cause harm to the joint. A TMJ work -up maybe recommended. The sooner the treatment, the better to prevent further damage. ...Read more
It depends on...: If it is the corner near the nose it could be an infection or blockage of the lacrimal sac. This is most likely if you have tearing or marked pain. This should be evaluated asap. You could also have an infection called angular blepharitis or a blockage of a meibomian gland called a chalazion. If it persists you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Swollen tastebuds on tongue, I have a head cold and sever sinusitis... can that cause it??? I'm worried
Viral infection: Various upper respiratory viruses typically cause swollen and painful tastbuds. The fact that you have congestion and sinusitis strongly suggests an upper respiratory viral infection that should resolve itself. If these symptoms continue for more than 2 weeks, your doctor might want to give you a trial of antibiotics in case a secondary bacterial infection is present. If not helpful, imaging ...Read more
So when I first masturbated I was 14 I ejaculated it was great. The next day I noticed my penis head was swollen, what caused it?
I noticed I had a black eye this afternoon. No memory of an hitting it or injury. Possible causes for random back eye? No pain. Slightly swollen.
Black eye!: Black eyes comes from a broken blood vessel. The causes are many, from trauma, thin blood (aspirin, ibuprofen, coumadin, (warfarin). ..) to other systemic causes such as liver dysfunction and lymphomas. At age 27, it is very unusual and you should see an internist with a good systemic work-up. ...Read more
No it will not but: This is not a normal reaction to getting shots, bur very rarely some infants can get an acute allergic reaction which may start with swelling of the eyes and may lead to anaphylaxis. It is written as a side effect but in 48 years of giving shots to babies, children of all ages and adults I have never encoutered that and I do not worry about it when I give vaccine shots to my patients. ...Read more
Swollen Turbinates: Hello. Yes, swollen turbinates can cause head pressure and tightness. The link would be nasal and thus sinus function. When the nasal passages are blocked by swollen turbinates, the ability for the nose to warm, clean and humidify the air we breathe reduces and we then have a higher risk for infection. A sinus infection commonly has symptoms of head pressure and tightness. Consider afrin x 5 days ...Read more
Sinus congestion?: The swelling undoubtedly involves all the linings of the nasal cavity, including sinuses, not only the turbinates. It's just that the turbinates are easy for the doctor to observe. Your "head pressure & tightness" probably are due to general congestion including sinuses. Try a decongestant spray like Afrin®, then discuss with your doctor if it doesn't help. ...Read more
Several causes: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
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