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The right side of my face red swollen and hot ?

The right side of my face red swollen and hot ?

Could be infection: of skin or nerve, or bruise. Given inflammation and heat, it is most likely infection, but of the skin, tooth or gland I cannot tell you until you see a healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

Dr. Nishan Odabashian
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Facial Swelling (Definition)

Facial swelling (edema) occurs when fluid accumulates in the facial tissues. This puffiness can occur for many reasons including ...Read more


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Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

Allergic reaction.: I am concerned that you may be experiencing a hypersensitivity reaction to something, or at the very least, you are having some type of infection. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the short term, but see your physician for an exam and possible labwork in the next day or 2. ...Read more

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Hi, extremely painful throat and ear and white spots on my tonsils, in the last half hour the ends of my fingers have gone numb? Thanks

Hi, extremely painful throat and ear and white spots on my tonsils, in the last half hour the ends of my fingers have gone numb? Thanks

Please go to your: doc. You need a diagnosis and treatment. White spots on the throat are one thing and numb fingers another. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Left pinky finger and part of hand has been numb for an hour, spread to next finger and basically half of my hand, also half of my forearm is numb?

Left pinky finger and part of hand has been numb for an hour, spread to next finger and basically half of my hand, also half of my forearm is numb?

Ulnar nerve: The symptoms have not occurred very long, but this is probably caused by compression of the ulnar nerve at the inner elbow. This can occur from leaning the elbow on a table or sometimes from compression within the elbow itself. If you rest the arm at your side, without touching the elbow to anything, it should clear up if it is simple external compression. ...Read more

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Just drank a half of beer and my forehead turned red, face turned red and itchy feeling. Reaction?

Just drank a half of beer and my forehead turned red, face turned red and itchy feeling. Reaction?

-SeeWhatHappensNext-: Reaction? Yes, sounds like what is commonly called a reaction. But to what, right? Has this happened before when you drink? If so, then you probably have an enzyme deficiency in your liver so best to lay off the stuff. Same thing if you take medications like Flagyl or Antabuse (disulfiram). If none of these then maybe to that particular brand of grog. Or maybe you were taking other intoxicants?? Or food? ...Read more

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Tingling in lower face and end of tongue, what is it?

Tingling in lower face and end of tongue, what is it?

Tingling of tongue: Tingling of then end of your tongue and lower face is due to involvment of the lingual and mandibular nerve. If you recently had dental treatment the injection could have temporarily damaged the nerve. You should see your dentist first and then a neurologist if no dental cause can be found. ...Read more

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Sudden hot/warm sensation on right side of face. I looked in the mirror and that side of my face is red exactly where the warm part is?? Only 1 side.

Sudden hot/warm sensation on right side of face. I looked in the mirror and that side of my face is red exactly where the warm part is?? Only 1 side.

Inflammation: Redness and warmth of a body warmth is the classic sign of an inflammatory process but exactly which one and how best to treat is what only a doctor who examines you can determine. Sometimes it may take additional testing with blood, urine, and other tests. Sometimes just by inspection. You should seek out a physician who can take a look at your face. Good luck. ...Read more

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Right side of face swollen and numb, cold, threads in eyes, scabs in nose, swollen itchy scalp scabs and inflammation, swollen fingers&toes 19 f white?

Right side of face swollen and numb, cold, threads in eyes, scabs in nose, swollen itchy scalp scabs and inflammation, swollen fingers&toes 19 f  white?

Vague: Your symptoms are nonspecific and without a thorough history and physical, perhaps even some lab testing, it would be difficult to conclude what could be amiss. Time to follow up with a doctor! all the best! ...Read more

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The left side of my face became itchy with a burning, tingling sensation. It is isolated on my forehead around eye and cheek. Slightly swollen no rash?

The left side of my face became itchy with a burning, tingling sensation. It is isolated on my forehead around eye and cheek. Slightly swollen no rash?

Hard to say: This may be the early stage of shingles which may itch in the early stage or an contact allergy. You need to see your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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I was eating ice cream and a blood blister apered on the inside of my mouth and the whole left side of my face is numb ?

I was eating ice cream and a blood blister apered on the inside of my mouth and the whole left side of my face is numb ?

Numb face: If 1/2 your face continues to be numb, or weak, paralyzed, you may have a "bell's palsey". Your dr my help ameliorate this problem.. ...Read more

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My son had soreness on one side of his tongue, which followed a swollen roof of mouth. Now has off and on sore throat and swollen gland on one side .

My son had soreness on one side of his tongue, which followed a swollen roof of mouth.  Now has off and on sore throat and swollen gland on one side .

Evaluation needed: It would be prudent for your son to see a physician to determine the cause of these symptoms and then appropriate treatment if necessary. It could be a viral or bacterial infection or something else. Only a personal clinical examination can accurately determine the cause of these symptoms. ...Read more

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I have a numb tooth and half of my face is swollen. Is this normal?

I have a numb tooth and half of my face is swollen. Is this normal?

It can be: If you have swelling, if could lead to a numbing feeling or tooth. The accumulation of fluids and inflammation can produce pressure on tissues and nerves. This pressure will cause loss of feeling in teeth, lips, face, etc. If pressure is too hard or persists too long, it can cause permanent damage and numbness. See your dentist soon. ...Read more

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Right half of my mouth hurts. Jaw, teeth, some cheek. Started randomly last night 9p.m. not constantly hurting. Both upper and lower of half of mouth.

Right half of my mouth hurts. Jaw, teeth, some cheek. Started randomly last night 9p.m. not constantly hurting. Both upper and lower of half of mouth.

See a dentist: A tooth abscess won't go away without treatment. A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. The dentist will treat a tooth abscess by draining it and getting rid of the infection. See a dentist for a treatment ASAP. ...Read more

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I have a swollen numbe earlobe and swollen eyelid/bulging eye - both on right side of face.

I have a swollen numbe earlobe and swollen eyelid/bulging eye - both on right side of face.

Swollen eye ,ear lob: Seek medical attention immediately in an ER. Could be infection which on the face affecting the eye is very serious, especially with bulging eye or rarely tumor compressing blood vessels in neck. Thyroid disease can cause bulging eyes but usually no ear lobe issues. Seek immediate attention in ER ...Read more

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Small black dot roughly the size of my taste buds just appeared on the right side of my tongue. I've never had a dot there my entire life. No pain. ?

Small black dot roughly the size of my taste buds just appeared on the right side of my tongue. I've never had a dot there my entire life. No pain. ?

Many possibilities: Have you recently bitten that side of the tongue? It could be an area of healing. It could also be a stained portion of the normal papilla due to foods or beverages. It could also be normal pigmentation that has appeared due to melanin pigmentation. If it does not dissipate or if it gets larger over the next two weeks, see your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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