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Doctor insights on: Forehead Swelling

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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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How to reduce forehead swelling from impact?

How to reduce forehead swelling from impact?

Ice: Cold at first, with alleve or equivalent twice a day. Apply cold packs for 10-15 minutes. ...Read more

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How can you reduce forehead swelling from an impact?

How can you reduce forehead swelling from an impact?

Ice/Advil: If the trauma is causing swelling, ice and an anti-inflammatory would be appropriate. If sleepiness, confusion or other changes in mental status are noted, see an md or go to er asap. ...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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Operated for CSF rinorreha 1990. Under anti epileptic drug for past 22yrs. For last one month forehead swelling without pain, discharge rash, headache?

Operated for CSF rinorreha 1990. Under anti epileptic drug for past 22yrs. For last one month forehead swelling without pain, discharge rash, headache?

Unrelated: First, forehead swelling probably has no connection to your old surgery. Second, use of prophylactic seizure medicine was probably not necessary - especially for this long. May be wise to get good quality ct of skull to look at frontal nasal region to be sure no cyst or erosion has occurred. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why did i develop a scalp hematoma 12 days after my car accident? they sewed up my head wound in the ER & my forehead swelling went down. Then 11 days after my accident I was laying down & felt bubbling under my scalp, went to the mirror & saw a huge knot

Why did i develop a scalp hematoma 12 days after my car accident? they sewed up my head wound in the ER & my forehead swelling went down. Then 11 days after my accident I was laying down & felt bubbling under my scalp, went to the mirror & saw a huge knot

Delayed bleeding: There was likely a small blood vessel that just started bleeding underneath the skin, causing the hematoma. It may have happened when the stitches were being removed or even something like washing your hair. Nothing incorrect done, just a thing. Your body will eventually reabsorb the hematoma; sometimes some will be left behind that can be uncomfortable, so you may prefer to have it evacuated ...Read more

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Forehead swelling due to benzoyl peroxide; brought down with prescription prednisolone but eye swelling began and is persistent. Am i allergic to prelone too?

Forehead swelling due to benzoyl peroxide; brought down with prescription prednisolone but eye swelling began and is persistent. Am i allergic to prelone too?

Gravity: The swelling of the eyelids is probably just due to gravity with fluid from forehead going downwards. Ice packs followed by hot packs after 24 hrs will resolve this swelling. This is especially true if only one eye is involved and it is the eye below the forehead swelling. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause intermittent episodes if forehead swelling, abdominal swelling, eye pain, and neck pain?... I also suffer from sinus .. No fever

Can anxiety cause intermittent episodes if forehead swelling, abdominal swelling, eye pain, and neck pain?... I also suffer from sinus .. No fever

No: It cannot. Something is physically wrong. Please consult with your family doctor. Most likely related to sinuses and allergies. Best wishes. It could also easily be more than one thing. ...Read more

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