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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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How can I get rid of nasal swelling, I have been getting nasal swelling everyday for about 2yrs. I get tired of speaking and i can eat and breath ?

Congestion: It's probably time to see your local ENT surgeon. The most common reason for this inferior turbinate hypertrophy on combination with a deviated septum. You should also be evaluated for the presence of polyps. I often recommend medical treatment first and then consider a procedure if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I picked a pimple. How can I get rid of the redness and swelling?

I picked a pimple. How can I get rid of the redness and swelling?

Leave it alone: Leave it alone. Just wash it as normal, don't put any chemicals on it (including acne cream or lotion). It will heal. ...Read more

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Comfort. I feel really fat when I know I'm not. How can I get rid of this feeling/swelling and how lo?

Comfort. I feel really fat when I know I'm not. How can I get rid of this feeling/swelling and how lo?

Obesity: Some people have distortion of image and feel that they are fat when they are not. The best approach it to send weight and height to a physician and then calculate the BMI. If they fall within the acceptable range, then obviously the person is not fat or obese. Female, need certain percentage of fat (around 17%) in their body in order to maintain hormonal balance and maintain their cycle ...Read more

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I recently stayed at a friends house to where they were unknown that they had fleas in their extra room. How can I get rid of the swelling fast?

I recently stayed at a friends house to where they were unknown that they had fleas in their extra room. How can I get rid of the swelling fast?

You can use: An over the counter steroid cream which would be effective at reducing the itching and swelling. Icing/compresses also work locally and avoid scratching the bite sites. Make sure you wash your clothes throughly in sterilization cycle and spray your linen to avoid eggs hatching. ...Read more

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Is swelling of the face a side effect of taking prednisolone? How can I get rid od the swelling?

Is swelling of the face a side effect of taking prednisolone? How can I get rid od the swelling?

Cushingoid: Prolonged time of taking Prednisone or steroid can cause change in appearance (cushingoid). Why are you on it? Necessity? These have to be weighed. Talk to your doctor for alternatives because once it is set in, reversal would be difficult. If only swelling like edema, then it can reverse easily. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of lip swelling?

How can I  get rid of lip swelling?

Depends on : Cause. Can you be more specific? If it is viral then time/antiviral drug. If it is trauma generally time with treatment of symptoms by otc drugs. If it is due to infection then see your dentist/md. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eye swelling?

How can I get rid of eye swelling?

Cool compresses: Cool compresses and possibly antihistamines if allergic. ...Read more

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I dislocated middle finger sprained index how can I get rid of the swelling?

I dislocated middle finger sprained index how can I get rid of the swelling?

Go to an ER: The best thing to do is to be check at a local er. You could have a fracture, the finger could still be dislocated or your could only have a contusion. Best recommendation is go see a doctor and be sure about what is going on with your fingers. If the fracture/dislocation was treated properly, and the joint is stable, the best way is with rom or therapy. If possible get you a hand therapist. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of an itchy rash with swelling on the back of my head near my neck?

How can I get rid of an itchy rash with swelling on the back of my head near my neck?

Get a diagnosis: Get a proper diagnosis. It could be fungal (tinea capitis) or bacterial (cellulitis) or allergic. These are all treated differently so it is important to know which one you have. ...Read more

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My dr told me i had knee bursitis 6 months ago but after the swelling went down i still feel pain constantly. How can I get rid of the knee pain?

My dr told me i had knee bursitis 6 months ago but after the swelling went down i still feel pain constantly. How can I get rid of the knee pain?

Go back to your doc: The first step in fixing any problem is an accurate diagnosis. If the swelling has gone away but the pain is continueing it is time to go back to your doctor and get rechecked. This could be as simple as requiring more time to heal or you could have an additional problem such as chondromalacia ( a roughening of the underside of the kneecap) or a joint/ tendon injury. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of swelling after wisdom teeth taken out?

How can I get rid of swelling after wisdom teeth taken out?

Depends on cause...: If it is an infection, then antibiotics will help. If it is due to post operative inflammation, then NSAIDS and ice packs will do the trick. Why not call and discuss with the surgeon who extracted the teeth? They will know best as to how proceed. ...Read more

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I have some on & off itching in my vagina, no burning, swelling, abnormal discharge or bad smell. What is it? How can I get rid of it. Please answer.

I have some on & off itching in my vagina, no burning, swelling, abnormal discharge or bad smell. What is it? How can I get rid of it. Please answer.

Vaginal itching: In order to get rid of your itch, we first have to know the cause. You can do it by going to your gynacologist for a fungal and/ bacterial culture. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my lip hit my braces and my braces created a hole into my lip and it is swollen today, how can I get rid of the swelling, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my lip hit my braces and my braces created a hole into my lip and it is swollen today, how can I get rid of the swelling, what do you suggest?

Part of healing: Too late now to ice the traumatized area. Try warm compresses. Take 1 advil (ibuprofen) every 4 hrs w food/liquids to help bring down swelling. Keep tissues clean. Avoid spicy foods. Hopefully you're seeing an orthodontic specialist...Call the office now for appt to check tissues, teeth, and appliances for damage. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of black eye swelling ?

How can I get rid of black eye swelling ?

Elevate head night: The black eye is caused by ruptured capillaries and bleeding into the soft and thin-skinned tissues of the eyelids. Swelling often accompanies this. Other than oral arnica montana (available at health food stores) which may help your body reabsorb the bruising and swelling, gravity is your best friend. Sleep with a sofa cushion under your mattress so that your head is above heart level. Dr. Tholen. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of eye swelling due to sun exposure?

How can I get rid of eye swelling due to sun exposure?

Sun exposed eye swel: It will go away by itself and no treatment is needed, but in future do not overdo in sun to prevent the eyes from swelling. ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more