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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Upper Body Swelling

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184/ 86 BP COPD/night sweats/petechia on upper body and weight gain/left collarboan swelling with a small palpable lymoh node on top of collarbob e?

184/ 86 BP COPD/night sweats/petechia on upper body and weight gain/left collarboan swelling with a small palpable lymoh node on top of collarbob e?

Lump on collar bone: 47 F from US with COPD and HTN 184/ weight gain but does not ask any question or give medical Hx. I would show to your Dr. next visit. Any edema? What meds are u taking? Trust you have stopped smoking. If not stop tonight. ...Read more

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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Pricking sensation all over. *Especially upper body Stomach pains Neck Tension with swelling Chest/upper back tightness?

Pricking sensation all over.
*Especially upper body
Stomach pains
Neck Tension with swelling
Chest/upper back tightness?

Evaluation needed: 24y/f with generalized parasthesias, abdominal pain, neck discomfort, and back & chest "tightness" has symptoms that involve various tissues and organs. A general medical workup is needed to rule out systemic disorders. If nothing is found, then fibromyalgia might be a consideration. Start with a primary care physician. ...Read more

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I just have swelling on the whole right side of my body would a stroke cause this?

I just have swelling on the whole right side of my body would a stroke cause this?

No: stroke doesn't cause such, but you need to be seen for better management, your question isn't descriptive enough, good luck ...Read more

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What are the causes of pain and swelling on the inside, closest to the body, elbow?

What are the causes of pain and swelling on the inside, closest to the body, elbow?

? bursitis: It could be a bursitis (inflammation of a synovial cyst that eases tendon/joint movements) or tendonitis; have it looked at;. ...Read more

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What causes swelling in the body?

What causes swelling in the body?

Multiple causes -: Heart, kidney, lung, liver conditions; medication side effects etc. Take care! ...Read more

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Constant swelling on the left side of my body only for the last several years. Swelling to the painful extent. Any clue as to possible causes?

Constant swelling on the left side of my body only for the last several years. Swelling to the painful extent. Any clue as to possible causes?

Dr.: Totally vague and difficult to answer without a thorough history, exam and tests. Fibromyalgia may be a contributing factor but other triggers may be present. Get to a dr. Asap. ...Read more

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Numbness, tingleling and swelling on one side of the body. What could be the cause?

Numbness, tingleling and swelling on one side of the body. What could be the cause?

Many causes: Most severe possibilities are stroke, ms. Best to have your primary care doctor examine you. ...Read more

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Can pyelonephritis cause body swelling?

Can pyelonephritis cause body swelling?

Yes: Any time that kidney function is reduced by infection or otherwise, swelling or edema is to be expected. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause lymph node swelling throughout the body?

Is there anything that can cause lymph node swelling throughout the body?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. The lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. ...Read more

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What could cause lymphnodes in both sides of neck to swell? And what other tests are done to check for swelling of other lymphs in body? Swollen 3 yea

What could cause lymphnodes in both sides of neck to swell? And what other tests are done to check for swelling of other lymphs in body? Swollen 3 yea

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and they enlarge in response to inflammation when they react. If no problem, they shrink. Biopsy for concerns. ...Read more

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What causes cold feet? I experienced the same even when my body was warm and now experiencing pain and swelling of feet. Also how can it be treated?

Need evaluation: the coldness may have nothing to do with your problem. You should make an appointment with a local podiatrist for evaluation and initial treatment ...Read more

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I have developed a rash on my body and swelling face which gets worse at night/the morning...I think I have hives. What are the remedies and causes?


I have developed a rash on my body and swelling face which gets worse at night/the morning...I think I have hives. What are the remedies and causes?

Allergist: It appears that you're experiencing hives and angioedema which are allergic type reactions often to something internal or external. However the offending agents are often elusive. Your best bet is to consult an allergist who will investigate and treat. ...Read more

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What causes the body aches that are associated with fever? Is it swelling of joints or flaring of nerves?

What causes the body aches that are associated with fever? Is it swelling of joints or flaring of nerves?

Inflammation: Our bodies have many systems that constantly monitor the status. When something unusual is identified, many process commence including increasing the presence of antibodies, fighting white cells, increased blood flow to the area and much, much more. As this problem gets better, the body will turn down the intensity of the reactions via ongoing monitoring. The complexity makes healing easy. ...Read more

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What causes itchy palms and swelling my eye is swollen and I have itchy welts on my body?

What causes itchy palms and swelling my eye is swollen and I have itchy welts on my body?

Allergic reaction: You are describing hives or urticaria. This is an allergic reaction. Take some antihistamines (like benedryl) to make this go away. ...Read more

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What are the health risks when vit D is only 4.9ng in the body?can it cause joint swelling, acne outburst and weight gain? what's the treatment?

What are the health risks when vit D is only 4.9ng in the body?can it cause joint swelling, acne outburst and weight gain? what's the treatment?

Low Vit D: A level of 4 ng is very low. Would go for supplementation consider and discuss with MD 1000-2000 mg Vit D a day. See if your symptoms resolve. For the joint swelling would follow up this week with doctor /urgent care to assess if it is autoimmune or other pathology. ...Read more

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Found a swelling in my groin near scrotum, as it began to shrink it caused aching in testicles and groin. Lymph nodes are now swollen all over body.

Found a swelling in my groin near scrotum, as it began to shrink it caused aching in testicles and groin. Lymph nodes are now swollen all over body.

Lymph nodes: This seems to indicate an infective process of some sort. There are also other causes as well. If the lymph nodes are all swollen all over then you must go and see your doctor and get blood tests done. ...Read more