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Half Of Face Swollen
Half of my face is swollen and its hard to drink fluids with or without a straw i drool no matter what ?
Sounds serious. : The symptoms you describe are serious and could be associated with a deep space neck infection. This can begin from a bad tooth, and requires immediate medical attention. Call your physicians office or go to an emergency room right away. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should not be: There is no reason to be swollen, check with your dentist as you may have an infection. If it is not dental related you need to get to an md for evaluation. Outside of infection there is no reason for swelling on an entire half of face. Gums might be irritated and swollen for a week or so but not a half of your face. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Angioneurotic Edema?: I assume that there is no trauma or injury? Is he having any trouble breathing. I rec you get to an er as soon as possible. He may develop breathing problems from obstruction due to swelling. ...Read more
After ran half marathon, my arms & face were swollen. Had strong pain in kidney area in my back. Not muscle pain. What can you think of? Thank you
Rhabdomyolysis: Rigorous exercise can break down muscle and subsequently these can be released into the blood stream and can cause swelling, pain, and even kidney failure. It can be mild, but it can in severe cases cause multi system organ failure and death. Not having seen you, I am not saying you have that, there are other possibilities. But your symptoms are concerning enough that you should be seen immed. ...Read more
More information: I would need more information including past medical history, whether she has a fever, history of trauma, and whether this is painful or not. This could be something simple like sinusitis or it could be an inflammation of her parotid gland. Tumors are also possible but less likely. Please encourage her to see her physician. ...Read more
Not on its own: The two are probably linked, and would be better off having your problem treated before it progresses to a potentially serious condition. See your dentist who will discuss options with you and you can decide to remove the offending tooth or save it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dependency: Laying in one spot, particularly if you are laying on your stomach can contribute to fluid dependency in your face. This is not typically normal. Try avoiding excess salt and if seeing a doctor have them check electrolyte, liver and kidney function. ...Read more
I woke up sunday morning with the right side of my face swollen and hurting. What can I do to get rid of this pain?
Determine the cause: When the cause of the pain is determined, you can have the problem treated and alleviate the symptoms. Facial swelling is usually associated with a dental problem, so you should call a dentist first thing monday morning for an appointment. In the meantime otc pain meds will help. Sounds like you also need an antibiotic. ...Read more
The left side of mt neck and face are swollen. How can I tell if my lymphnodes are swollen? And can they cause facial swelling? Lymphoma?
I have a itchy face & swollen ( but not swollen shut)!. No new products but react to my own sweat. Very thin, sensitive skin - workout 3x week. ?
I woke up right sure face swollen.. Had tooth pulled but now my face is swelling more to my eye and half a lip is that normal?
No: Call your dentist.Get a more detailed answer ›