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Severe bruising after an umbilical hernia repair 2 wks ago. The top flap of skin above bellybutton is still very swollen. When will it go down?

Severe bruising after an umbilical hernia repair 2 wks ago. The top flap of skin above bellybutton is still very swollen. When will it go down?

It depends: Swelling is common after surgery. The amount of swelling is based on the extensiveness of the operation, your body size, the location of the incision, but also can be due to a collection of fluid or blood under the skin, or an infection, or a recurrent hernia. it can last from a few days to several weeks. ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


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My foreskin gets swollen and not getting back to its position again for four days, what i can do to cure it? Pls help me.

My foreskin gets swollen and not getting back to its position again for four days, what i can do to cure it? Pls help me.

Ointment: The main cause of that is infection, either bacterial or fungal. I would try an antibacterial cream for a few days and if it is not better, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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My wife has a swollen growth at the side of tongue what could be responsible and what can cure it? Regards and thanks in advance

My wife has a swollen growth at the side of tongue what could be responsible and what can cure it? Regards and thanks in advance

Oral surgeon: Your wife needs to have the growth evaluated. It may be nothing serious, but it can be, too. Smoker? Drinker? All factor into equation. Please call asap for appointment, even if there is no pain. The longer you wait, the more tissue will need to be removed if it has to be excised. ...Read more

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Whats the fastest way to cure swollen knee?

Whats the fastest way to cure swollen knee?

Treatment/Evaluation: Swelling in the knee usually represents some type of injury either as a result of trauma or a disease process like arthritis or gout. Ice and elevation will help. If there are no contraindications then an anti inflammatory medicine like advil or aleve (naproxen) may also help. It is important to have the knee evaluated to determine the cause of swelling as this often means that there is cartilage injury. ...Read more

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What is the cure for swollen kidney in infants?

What is the cure for swollen kidney in infants?

Find cause first: First the cause of the problem has to be identified before a treatment can be advised. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for my swollen eye?

What's recommended as a cure for my swollen eye?

Many things: Allergies, eyelid infection (blepharitis or meibomianitis), thyroid disease, or laxity of the connective tissue around the eye that causes the fat pads around the eyeball to "push" forward called dermatochalasis. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have swollen uvula. What to eat and how to make it cure?

I have swollen uvula. What to eat and how to make it cure?

See a doctor: The time course is very important. If the swelling is new and caused by an allergic reaction or a side effect of medication (such as Lisinopril ) this could be life threatening and should be evaluated by a physician immediately - especially if you have changes to our voice or difficulty swallowing. ...Read more

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Only one side of my vagina is swollen. What can cause this? How do I cure this?

Only one side of my vagina is swollen. What can cause this? How do I cure this?

Bartholin Cyst: There are small glands on either side of the vaginal opening called the bartholin glands. They can get infected and can be blocked resulting in swelling of one side or the other. Antibiotics and a procedure to open up this closed area is indicated. ...Read more

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I have a finger that is swollen and it's really painful, what is way to cure it?

I have a finger that is swollen and it's really painful, what is way to cure it?

Swollen finger: This is one area that you do not try to manage yourself. This is because of the blood supply which is terminal - this means that if the blood supply is stopped the finger will essentially die. Now if its swollen and red that means inflammation, this has to be evaluated and treated. Please see someone so that you can get proper treatment. ...Read more

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I forced my foreskin to come back and it got swollen and not getting back to its position again for a week. Wat can do I now? Pls help me to cure it.

May need a Dr.: You may need to see a dr. (urologist) as sometimes inflammation of the are in the foreskin can lead to healing and scar tissue, making the area "tighter" and causing you more issues. Let your dr. Know you problem and they could help you cure it, best wishes. ...Read more