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What are the remedies for swollen face and eyes. Thank you.

What are the remedies for swollen face and eyes. Thank you.

Need more info: Not enough information. Please restate your question and give more info on the problem and symptoms. ...Read more

Dr. James Krick
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Swollen Face (Definition)

= facial distention due to fluid build up. This may be due to trauma, life-threatening allergic reactions, ...Read more


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Hayfever : swollen eyes (itching)and swollen face. How to cure. Any medication for it.

Hayfever : swollen eyes (itching)and swollen face. How to cure. Any medication for it.

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

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My 9month old baby has two sticky eyes and a swollen face on one side this morning? He has just started nursery.

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

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What can cause terrible joint pain, along with a swollen face and eyes?

What can cause terrible joint pain, along with a swollen face and eyes?

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

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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?

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?

Urgent: This can be a facial cellulitis (skin infection) and that is an emergency. You should seek medical care immediately if you have not yet had medical care. If you are not under treatment the infection, if present, can spread to the veins leading to the brain. ...Read more

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Ok d so I woke up with swollen face and eyes. What could have caused this?

Ok d so I woke up with swollen face and eyes. What could have caused this?

? Allergic reaction: Your description could be related to an allergic reaction although other issues can cause similar symptoms. See your regular doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Swollen face from infected tooth spread up to eye on right side. Painful near nose. Partial root canal, done=penicillin. Time until swelling ebbs?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Got hashimotos thyroiditus. Starting levotirox. Feeling weak at the moment, strong head pressure and strange eye feeling, neck pain and ears blocked?

Got hashimotos thyroiditus. Starting levotirox. Feeling weak at the moment, strong head pressure and strange eye feeling, neck pain and ears blocked?

It takes time: It takes time for the medication to build up to correct the hypothyroidism. The current symptoms however are not common in hypothyroidism. It could be a cold or something else causing them and not necessarily the hashimoto's or the pill doing it. ...Read more

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What does it mean a swollen face?

What does it mean a swollen face?

Facial Swelling: A variety of mild to serious disorders, diseases and conditions can lead to face swelling. Swelling can result from infections, allergies, medications, trauma and malignancy (cancer). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Swollen face?

Swollen face: = facial distention due to fluid build up. This may be due to trauma, life-threatening allergic reactions, cellulitis, hormonal problems, etc. ...Read more

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I have swollen face for a while now. Not sure what it is. What should I do?

I have swollen face for a while now. Not sure what it is. What should I do?

ALLERGY SINUSITIS: 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

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What helps with a swollen face from a abscess tooth went to drs this morning the gave me amoxicillin?

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

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Is it normal to have a swollen face still 3 days after getting four wisdom teeth surgically extracted?

WNL: It is within normal limits, and depend on the severity of your surgery. Speak to your oral surgeon for further guidance. ...Read more

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I am experiencing facial swelling and swollen face. The following also describes me: Cloudy or blurred vision. What should I do?

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

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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?

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?

Metabolic: DyYou are purging with laxative and need to see both a medical physician and a psychologist. Multiple causes: none of them good. Time to get real and get checked. ...Read more

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Could a swollen face caused due to chronic sinusitis disappear for a month post an abortion? I have heard infections disappear\increase after pregnanc

Could a swollen face caused due to chronic sinusitis disappear for a month post an abortion? I have heard infections disappear\increase after pregnanc

Seems unlikely: It does not seem likely that having an abortion would have significantly impacted your chronic sinusitis. Pregnancy can worsen sinus problems due to hormonal changes in the mucosal tissue. Seek treatment for the sinusitis. ...Read more

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What's the worst that can happen with a toothache and swollen face?

What's the worst that can happen with a toothache and swollen face?

Death: 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

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How can I get rid of a swollen face?

Swollen face: Find the reason for the swelling. Contact a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Swollen face hard to breath female 51

Swollen face hard to breath female 51

CALL: Call 911 now! You may be having an allergic reaction and there could be swelling of your airway making it hard to breath. Please call 911. ...Read more

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Sometimes I feel that my breasts are like a swollen face, is this dangerous?!

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

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Neck shoulder pain and swollen face?

Varies: There are a lot of potential causes, but I would definitely be checked as soon as possible. An abcess would be a potential cause and is potentially dangerous. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Is there anything that can cause mouth pain/swollen face besides an abscess?

Is there anything that can cause mouth pain/swollen face besides an abscess?

See your dentist: A fractured root, periodontal disease, inflamed temporomandibular joint, allergic reaction and trauma can contribute to facial swelling. ...Read more

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What could be the hormonal causes for a swollen face? Cushing's and thyroid being ruled out.

Swollen face: The only thing I can think of is swelling of glands on each side of your face. That would not cause total facial swelling your doctor did not see anything like that. A second opinion never hurts. ...Read more

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I am experiencing hives (urticaria) and swollen face. The following also describes me: Skin rash. What should I do?

I am experiencing hives (urticaria) and swollen face. The following also describes me: Skin rash. What should I do?

Go to ER now: It sounds like you may have developed an allergic reaction. If you have a swollen face, it can get worse with swelling of your tongue and theist and airways. Please visit ER immediately to get an examination and treatment ...Read more

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After a recent epidural steroid injection, I developed a really flushed and swollen face. Is this dangerous? Or is it a commonplace thing?

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