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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

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...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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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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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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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

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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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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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I have cold 365 days a year and a swollen face since years. I do not have headache or facial pain. What could this be?

I have cold 365 days a year and a swollen face since years. I do not have headache or facial pain. What could this be?

Facial congestion: Chronic facial congestion or sinus pain are often caused by allergies - such as hayfever, or other allergies. See your doctor or an allergist to find out. ...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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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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Why do I wake up dizzy with mild headache every morning with swollen puffy eyes and tears and any light hurts my eyes.?

Why do I wake up dizzy with mild headache every morning with swollen puffy eyes and tears and any light hurts my eyes.?

Headaches in am: Waking with headache is unusual and likely not caused by eyes unless vision is affected. Puffy eyes with headache in am most likely to be blood pressure related but an eye specialist can easily rule out glaucoma as a rare possibility. Sinus and or allergy from something in bedroom such as feather pillows, dust mites etc can also be causal. Your careful observation of what may trigger these helps. ...Read more

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I've bn tld to see a neurologist for my smptms of tmple swell, prsure in head, puffy eyes, rngng ears, hdache, dzines, stf jw. What is a nrologist?

I've bn tld to see a neurologist for my smptms of tmple swell, prsure in head, puffy eyes, rngng ears, hdache, dzines, stf jw. What is a nrologist?

Doc for nervous sys: A neurologist is a doctor who specializes in the study of the nervous system. The nervous system is comprised of the brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves after leaving the spinal cord.

It sounds like you are heading (no pun intended) in the right direction. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read more

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I always have puffy eyes and swelling on my face due to which I always feel uncomfortable and even headache...What could be the reason?

I always have puffy eyes and swelling on my face due to which I always feel uncomfortable and even headache...What could be the reason?

Do lab work: Make sure that there is nothing abnormal on your blood test. When you say always, how long? If it is recently, it can be sign of kidney problem. Or it might just be normal thing. Check with your pcp. ...Read more

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I have a few tooth abcess and I'm not allergic to amoxcillin but my face and lips where swollen ad I've been on amox for a few days plus puffy eyes?

I have a few tooth abcess and I'm not allergic to amoxcillin but my face and lips where swollen ad I've been on amox for a few days plus puffy eyes?

Call your doctor: You may need a different antibiotic, you may be either allergic to Amoxicillin or the antibiotic is not working well especially if you are not getting better. ...Read more

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Child woke up with very puffy/swollen eyes slight fever last night and cough, very light rash all over face and torso no other symptoms?

Watchful wait: Sometimes children will wake up in the morning with puffy eyes from a back up of fluid from their nose/sinus area. It sort of pools in that area (if you will). Important considerations would be 1. does it go away over the course of the day? 2. does it worsen over the course of the day? 3. is she she dehydrated? 4. is she urinating as much as she usually does? If not better in 2 days, go see doctor ...Read more

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I hit the top of my head at work. I got a chronic headache. It stopped. Top of nose started hurting, eyes feel swollen and headache happened again?

I hit the top of my head at work. I got a chronic headache. It stopped. Top of nose started hurting, eyes feel swollen and headache happened again?

Post-traumatic HA: Patients with a previous history of a primary headache (e.g. Migraine) disorder have a probability of developing a post-traumatic headache. Trauma may involve the cervical spine, especially in an acceleration-deceleration (whiplash) injury. The muscles may develop trigger points that are capable of referring pain to the head triggering migraine. Rec.: see interventional pain management specialist. ...Read more

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Swollen eyes, horrible headache, and fever. What should I do?

Urgent care: I would see your doctor or an urgent care today to find out what is wrong and get appropriate treatment. It could be a cold, sinusitis or even a more serious infection. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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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


Dr. James Dukelow
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Swollen Eyes (Definition)

Swollen eyes = puffiness or edema/ excess fluid ...Read more