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How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with eclampsia last?

How long does swelling of legs or abdomen associated with eclampsia last?

IF U HAD ECLAMPSIA: U should still be followed very closely by your doctor who took care of u because as u know now adays pre-eclampsia should not become eclampsia if u were having regular OB care, so if u are worried about swelling u need to call your doc right now to make sure everything is ok and that your blood pressure is not still elevated or going up again or go back to the hos where u delivered for evaulation. ...Read more

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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I've had a swollen face off and on for last three months I had a CT done and my sinuses look good. What could be causing the swelling?

I've had a swollen face off and on for last three months I had a CT done and my sinuses look good. What could be causing the swelling?

Swollen Face?: This could be allergy or a skin condition. Keep a diary of your foods. Try to eat plain cooked foods - nothing raw. Canned okay. If you are fine, then add new foods one/week. Or check with dermatologist. ...Read more

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If my BP is normally 90/60 and i'm 33 weeks prgnt with twins and at my last two doctor visits it was 127/72 and my right foot keeps swelling and i've gained 11 lbs in 3 weeks poss pre-eclampsia?

If my BP is normally 90/60 and i'm 33 weeks prgnt with twins and at my last two doctor visits it was 127/72  and my right foot keeps swelling and i've gained 11 lbs in 3 weeks poss pre-eclampsia?

Yes: It is possible that you are developing preeclampsia. Sudden weight gain, swelling, and BP elevation are all signs and symptoms of preeclampsia although it's hard to make the diagnosis based on these alone. Also, being pregnant with twins puts you at a higher risk. Speak with your doctor and keep an eye on your bp. ...Read more

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How do I keep swelling down? I woke up this morning to a swollen face i have a dermail on the right side of my face that i had torn half of it out but managed to put it back in...If its infected would my whole face be swollen? Also i started using a new

How do I keep swelling down? I woke up this morning to a swollen face 
i have a dermail on the right side of my face that i had torn half of it out but managed to put it back in...If its infected would my whole face be swollen?
Also i started using a new

Your : Your post is confusing, especially the part about "dermail". Nevertheless, this sound like a skin infection that may require antibiotics. As you stated it could also be an insect bite, but again it sounds infected. You should see your physician as soon as possible for a diagnosis and plan of management. ...Read more

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My daughter has had a terrible cold, diagnosed with strep and now has swollen face on one side. could the swelling be mumps?

My daughter has had a terrible cold, diagnosed with strep and now has swollen face on one side. could the swelling be mumps?

It would be more: likely to be related to the strep as mumps is from a different organism. Is swelling is significant or impacting her airway - please let her doctor know. Take care. ...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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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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Bad toothache swollen face took ibuprofen to help swelling good down hope I'm good to go to work at 4 pm today?

Bad toothache swollen face took ibuprofen to help swelling good down hope I'm good to go to work at 4 pm today?

Tooth Abcess: No, you need to be seen by a dentist ASAP and be put on antibiotics. The ibuprofen may help your pain, but will not reduce the bacterial infection. A tooth abcess can lead to a life-threatening situation if left untreated. ...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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Does dermabrasion cause swelling? Will my face swell after dermabrasion, and how long will the swelling last? .

Does dermabrasion cause swelling? Will my face swell after dermabrasion, and how long will the swelling last?

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Dermabrasion: Yes, you will have swelling after dermabrasion, as well as raw skin that will need to be covered and treated for 7-10 days post procedure. Make up can generally be worn after 10 days to cover up the redness that will be left after dermabrasion. This redness will last from several weeks to months post procedure. This should only be performed by a board certified plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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How long does the swelling last after having a face lift?

How long does the swelling last after having a face lift?

Varies: Swelling varies from person to person. Some swell more than others. The surgical technique of the surgeon and the way he handles the tissues will make a difference. In my experience over 90% of my patient are back to work within 2 weeks. The swelling however will last 6-12 weeks on the average. ...Read more

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How long can face swelling last while on an antibiotic after a root canal?

How long can face swelling last while on an antibiotic after a root canal?

It all depends: Swelling after a root canal should be a very rare occurence, and should be monitored very cosely. Antibiotics can be helpful in reducing the swelling, but 3-7 days can be required. You should at least consider that the root canal is ineffective, or did not address the source of the swelling. Request that you be monitored by your dentist that did the root canal or see an endodontist. ...Read more

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Woke up this morning and one side of my face was swollen. I think it is allergy related but I'm not sure. How long will the swelling last?

Woke up this morning and one side of my face was swollen. I think it is allergy related but I'm not sure. How long will the swelling last?

See a doctor: This could be a number of things. Dental infection, parotid gland or salivary gland infection, among others. See a doctor for more evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Rebecca Gray
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Eclampsia (Definition)

Seizures that occur during a woman's pregnancy or ...Read more