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What would be the cause of a swollen frontal vein on my forehead that comes with pain & headaches around the same area?. Had this for a while now.

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What would be the cause of a swollen frontal vein on my forehead that comes with pain & headaches around the same area?. Had this for a while now.

Depends: If it's actually an artery (the temporal artery, to be exact), with the associations of headache and blurred vision, and you are of appropriate age, temporal arteritis would be a concern. I would seek medical attention, as this requires a physical exam that cannot be done nearly satisfactorily over the internet. ...Read more

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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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Woke up with swollen eyelids, forehead bridge of my nose and lips. What caused this? Should i go to the doctor.

? Allergic reaction: Your description sounds like an allergic reaction. Try cool compresses, artificial tears, topical and/or oral allergy meds, and frequent changing of pillow cases and sheets. ...Read more

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My cheek is swollen and numb without a cause head ache in forehead nauseated and fatigue all started suddenly ?

My cheek is swollen and numb without a cause  head ache in forehead nauseated and fatigue all started suddenly ?

There is a cause: In order to figure it out you will need an exam from a primary care provider with a possible dental referral to consider the swollen cheek. Not knowing the cause doesn't mean there isn't one. Good luck! ...Read more

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My nephew got hit in the forehead with a knob of the door, few days later it's still very swollen and still black and blue, when should you worry ?

Forehead injury fore: The bruising and swelling are not the concern. The forehead has a lot of blood vessels (very vascular) and small injuries can make big marks. At the beginning after the injury, it is important to watch for dizziness, vomiting, confusion and other signs of concussion. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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How long will a bump on the forehead stay swollen?

Forehead bump: Hello, unfortunately it is impossible to answer your question without a detailed history and physical examination. The more severe the injury and soft tissue trauma the longer for the swelling and edema to resolve. Ice and elevation will help to resolve your swelling. ...Read more