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Intermittent Face Swelling
Is it possible to have lymphedema only on one side of the face/neck and the swelling be intermittent? thyroid panel, CT scan, ultrasound all negative.
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
Swelling is tough : Treatment is by cause so that must first be determined. Some are self limited orhers can be chronic. Some are annoying but some can be very dangerous. Start with your pcp (primary care physician). ...Read more
Details????: Not much on detail here. How severe is the trauma? Fractures or a bump? Where on the face? How long has it been since trauma: the answer is from ice and advil (ibuprofen) to surgical intervention. If you got a big bump and then a lump, again advil (ibuprofen) and intermittent use of ice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Natural healing: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as ice and antiinflammatory medications in the first 24hrs. It will reduce quickly. ...Read more
I am having random swelling in my right side of my face. It moves around and doesn't always stay there. What is it?
Im 48 women , I experienced right side swelling of my face and my body as well for one week when I woke up in the morning that disperse after 2 hrs ! ?
See doctor: Only on one side of the body is concerning. Better see your doctor for an exam and thus a diagnosis for treatment options ...Read more
See your doctor.: Swelling could be caused by many things such as an allergic reaction, heart disease, lung disease or kidney problems. Electrolyte disturbances or water retention can cause swelling and maybe caused by some drugs or medications. In addition, people who have low levels of protein in their circulation may have swelling of their soft tissues. It is best to see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
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