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I have an itchy scalp and a swollen lymph node on the left side of my head at the lower skull line. Can you please tell me what might be the cause?

I have an itchy scalp and a swollen lymph node on the left side of my head at the lower  skull line. Can you please tell me what might be the cause?

Dermititiis: You could have eczema, seborrhea, atopic or other form of dandruff. If you scratch it it will tind to worsen and flake as well as get infected. That will cause the swollen lymph node. Start with a dandruff shampoo and stop scratching it. See if it starts to resolve in a couple of weeks ...Read more

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My face is completely swollen and hard and painful by my cheeks and chin and getting. Worse n worse. It looked like a softball on my lower left side?

My face is completely swollen and hard and painful by my cheeks and chin and getting. Worse n worse. It looked like a softball on my lower left side?

Swollen face: Perhaps, this is because of an infected tooth, but that's my pure guess without talking to you or seeing you. I think you should promptly see a doc in your area. ...Read more

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I have a small swollen area on the lower right side of my head. It started last night. No injury. Constant pain pain mess don't work. Hurts to touch?

I have a small swollen area on the lower right side of my head. It started last night. No injury. Constant pain pain mess don't work. Hurts to touch?

Get checked: This could be an abcess(boil) and should be examined and treated by a physician. It may be treated with hot applications or it may need antibiotics and drainage. In view of the swelling,pain and tenderness, have a physician examine you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have a slight pain on the left side of my neck sometimes when i cough or when i lower my head. What could it be. It doesn't appear to be swollen eith?

I have a slight pain on the left side of my neck sometimes when i cough or when i lower my head. What could it be. It doesn't appear to be swollen eith?

Muscle sprain: Your symptom are consistent with a pulled muscle in your neck. Take ibuprofen, heating pad to area. See a neurologist to r/o neck spine problem if your symptoms persists. ...Read more

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Ii have edematous face 1month ago.now ive swollen one side.involving perioricular and orbital area.what is cause and treatment?

Ii have edematous face 1month ago.now ive swollen one side.involving perioricular and orbital area.what is cause and treatment?

Can't say without: Can's say without more information. Best plan is to see ENT doc. Your symptoms are troubling. ...Read more

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What would cause the left side of my face to be constantly swollen. Its very noticeable and never goes away? I have a history of pvcs.

What would cause the left side of my face to be constantly swollen. Its very noticeable and never goes away? I have a history of pvcs.

ENT evaluation: I doubt that pvc's are to blame for your swelling. I could be related to underlying sinus congestion. I would start with an ENT physician for an evaluation. The problem would be less likely due to your heart or blockages in the veins that drain your face as you would be having much more severe symptoms. ...Read more

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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?

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