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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.

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.

Yes: Lymphedema can be confined to one area of the neck. Usually there is a history of trauma, surgery or infection in the area or related area. I would consult with an surgical or lymphedema specialist for more information. ...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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How can I bring down swelling of the face?

How can I bring down swelling of the face?

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

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How do I decrease swelling in the face from injury?

How do I decrease swelling in the face from injury?

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 more

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Got hit in the face with a volleyball. How do I reduce the swelling?

Got hit in the face with a volleyball. How do I reduce the swelling?

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

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I have swelling to the right side of my face with no pain. What could this be?

I have swelling to the right side of my face with no pain. What could this be?

Depends.: This could be the side you slept on - or a dental infection. If you have tooth pain, or problems with teeth on that side then you need to seek care. Be healthy and be well, james m. Ridgway, md www.Larrabeecenter.Com. ...Read more

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I have swelling on the right side of my face, but not in any pain. What could this be?

I have swelling on the right side of my face, but not in any pain.  What could this be?

Many possibilities: Could be an infection of a tooth or salivary gland, muscle contusion, salivary gland disorder, growth in the jaw bone, enlarged lymph node a skin growth (sebaceous cyst etc.) please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I am having random swelling in my right side of my face. It moves around and doesn't always stay there. What is it?

I am having random swelling in my right side of my face. It moves around and doesn't always stay there. What is it?

Angioedema: This can be angioedema but also can be secondary to underlying problem in the sinuses or the teeth, you should see your doctor about this and if the swelling afffects other parts of your body, you should consult an allergist. ...Read more

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I have bulimia, my is face swelling, what's happening?

I have bulimia, my is face swelling, what's happening?

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