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Hashimoto Swollen Face Eyes
Need more info: Not enough information. Please restate your question and give more info on the problem and symptoms. ...Read more
Antihistamine now!: When you have acute symptoms, take an antihistamine by mouth, such as cetirizine 10mg (Zyrtec) or fexofenadine (Allegra) 180mg, cold compresses to eyelids and face, also eye drops such as ketotifen. If this does not do the job, see a physician. If it happens often, you should see an allergist/immunologist. ...Read more
My 9month old baby has two sticky eyes and a swollen face on one side this morning? He has just started nursery.
Contact Peds ASAP: Eye infections in babies can be very serious, and swelling in the face could indicate cellulitis (infection spreading into the face). Please contact your pediatrician immediately regarding this, as antibiotics may be immediately necessary. Also take note that this can be highly contagious, even to adults. ...Read more
Inflammation: You have symptoms of inflammation that may be caused by an infection or an autoimmune condition. There are other less common causes like neoplastic conditions. You definitely need to see a doctor in person to begin a work up of your condition. Expect some tests to be involved. ...Read more
Whole face swollen, eyes closed due to swelling. Had abscess on head for 3 days, needs asvice for my swollen face and my eyes. Thanks a lot?
Swollen eyelids making difficult to open the eyes and swollen face during summer time in UK. Itching dark swollen eyes and swollen cheeks. How to cure it?
Allergy: Itching and swelling are common symptoms of allergy. One might start by identifying and avoiding the offending allergen. Anti-allergy tablets can be helpful. Rinsing out the eyes and nose with water a few times per day can help. Ice packs can help relieve swelling and itching. If these strategies are not effective, one should see a doctor in person. ...Read more
Following on the previous question. I discontinued cipro (ciprofloxacin) after two doses. Now a day later I am still having symptoms. Eyes red swollen. Face swollen. Severe ha and neck ache. Diaphoretic. Any suggestions?
Swollen face from infected tooth spread up to eye on right side. Painful near nose. Partial root canal, done=penicillin. Time until swelling ebbs?
Phone Call...: Call your treating dentist immediately. You're asking for a specific time for the swelling to subside, which cannot be determined based on the little information posted. Infections like this may need to be surgically drained. Make the call... ...Read more
Swollen face from infected tooth up to my eye. Partial root canal=penicillin/pain killer & day later IV steroid. When will swelling go down? Ice it?
See oral surgeon: Or go to the emergency room. Swelling to that degree is an indicator of a severe infection and may require drainage. Do not wait. Make sure you are seen today! ...Read more
Can't go dentist for 3 days I went to a GP for swollen face and gum pain. Gave amoxicillin for abcess. Face pain, headache, eye presure will it help?
See a dentist ASAP: The most common cause for dental pain are inflammations and not infections. Antibiotics are rarely required and should only be used as an adjunct to dental treatment for infection since they may complicate further outcome. Take the NSAID OTC or Tylenol (acetaminophen) to control pain and see your dentist ASAP. ...Read more
Red, spotty, swollen face my son woke up with his eye swollen with bright red bumps that are very small. He also had those small, red bumps all around his mouth and chin. I gave him a dose of benedryl allergy this morning and the swelling around his eye
Doctor visit: Would really be a good idea just to have the doctor look at the little guy to make sure it isn't an infection. ...Read more
im hashimotos n bloodwrk showed post for gene for celiac feels like my eyes are swollen n body but don't look swollen can celiac b cause?
Unlikely: Protein losses can result from intestinal disease such as celiac disease and result in edema consisting of swelling around the eyes. Kidney diseases can do the same. However, your doctor can do routine blood tests to exclude this or make a diagnosis. Allergic eye reactions are more common. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with hashimoto disorder. I am on levothyroxine sodium 75 and experiencing swollen and red spots all over my eyes. What should I do?
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
My anti-tpo ab is high (380). tsh, t4, t3 (liothyronine) is normal. I have a puffy face, eyes and the right side of my neck is puffy. I feel sick. Is that hashimoto?
Yes /no: You may have Hashimoto's (thyroid enlarged?) but it does not appear to be the cause for your symptoms especially when there is no evidence of thyroid function issues. See your doctor. ...Read more
Got hashimotos thyroiditus. Starting levotirox. Feeling weak at the moment, strong head pressure and strange eye feeling, neck pain and ears blocked?
Most likely you have allergy sinusitis, or you could be having a chronic sinusitis
try to take allergy medicine like zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night since it could make you drowsy
if persistent you might need to see ENT specialist
some people benefit from saline nasal spray, some suggest local honey from your local farmer market. ...Read more
What helps with a swollen face from a abscess tooth went to drs this morning the gave me amoxicillin?
Abscess: An infected abscessed tooth will cause surrounding tissues to swell as the infection spreads. Antibiotic will, in a few days, begin to limit spread of infection for as long as you take the Med. But to cure, all infected tooth material must be removed or infection will flare up again. Schedule appropriate treatment with your Dentist. ...Read more
Is it normal to have a swollen face still 3 days after getting four wisdom teeth surgically extracted?
I've got a right maxillary sinus cyst and sinusitis having op soon but why do I get right side swollen face when I wake?
May be sinusitis: You may have a sinus infection. Ask your ENT doctor about it. ...Read more
I am experiencing facial swelling and swollen face. The following also describes me: Cloudy or blurred vision. What should I do?
Serious problem: Your symptoms are concerning and may be the harbinger of a serious problem and warrants a through exam by an ophthalmologist. Get on it now. ...Read more
Used nivea sensitive skin as well as avon sunscream for son.3years but keeps waking up next day with swollen face and rash on face.
Wonder if he: Is allergic / sensitive to any of the products you are putting on his face? ...Read more
Iv been abusing laxatives for the past 3 months. After stopping I started to wake up with a swollen face and hands. What may be the cause?
Could a swollen face caused due to chronic sinusitis disappear for a month post an abortion? I have heard infections disappear\increase after pregnanc
Unchecked infection in the upper jaw can spread through pathways to the brain! Lower jaw infections can spread to the heart the same way!
Unless drainage was established and elimination of the source of infections, people died from these ailments. During Medieval time they used primitive means to extract offending teeth. Cavemen knocked out teeth with rocks!
Fortunately you can see you dentist to ...Read more
I'm sorry: But I don't understand your question. I'm not sure how a breast would be like a swollen face. Best discuss w/your doctor. ...Read more
I am experiencing hives (urticaria) and swollen face. The following also describes me: Skin rash. What should I do?
I am experiencing toothache. The following also describe me: Headache, Fatigue, and Swollen face. What should I do?
After a recent epidural steroid injection, I developed a really flushed and swollen face. Is this dangerous? Or is it a commonplace thing?
Normal side effect: This will pass after a few weeks at the most. I would discuss with your doctor to either reduce the dose if you need this next time or consider non-steroidal options. ...Read more