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Is It Normal For My Head To Swell After Radiation Therapy
No: However if your head is noticeably swollen in your face and neck, the doctor needs to evaluate you for superior vena cava syndrome in which the cancer in the chest obstructed the flow out of the neck and head. This can happen even when getting radiation to the chest for lung cancer despite being the treatment for the syndrome as well. Another possibility would be developing venous thrombosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yup: Take more breaks or you will ruin your neck. ...Read more
Why does my left arm hurt so much after a lumpectomy a year ago, chemo and radiation? What can cause this?
My wife takes warfarin for her swollen leg and it works but it keeps reoccuring after a little task in the house.Is an operation possible to eliminat?
Is it normal to hurt when I pee after lap surgery ? Is it normal to be really pale in the face also??
No: You need to see your doctor ASAP. ...Read more
My mom had laser hair removal therapy after that her face is full of scraches .Now what is cure? Is it safe to continue therapy
Try a new technician: Laser hair removal, like any other laser treatment can cause injury to the surrounding skin. Usually this is just temporary irritation that recedes on its own. Use adequate moisturizer and stay out of the sun do not have more treatment until it has resolved. You might want to try a different laser or perhaps a different practitioner. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can happen: This can happen with sunburns.Get a more detailed answer ›
Stiches: Are usually removed in 1-2 weeks of surgery depending on the situation. Itching with healing is common. See your surgeon for an exam. ...Read more
Very possible: After a stroke often one side of the body can be weaker and that side usually will have that swelling you speak of, this is because the muscles are not working as they used to as they become somewhat paralyzed. (sometimes it isn't so bad, other times it can be.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to have swollen pennis foreskin after a long mastubaration. Hw long il it take to cure fully, mine is 1 week now, swelling is reduced but irritation is there.What all things I should care abt?
Balanitis. : Swelling and inflammation of the penile skin sounds like it could be an infection called balanitis. I would get it evaluated to make sure it is not progressing, and may need antibiotics. Until you get it looked at, maintain good hygiene by cleaning the penis with warm, soapy water, then fully retracting the foreskin, clean carefully, completely dry the area, then replace the foreskin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it necessary to have a head CT after i bumped my head on a microwave door one week ago? Everything normal except for some headaches.
Not necessarily: You may have sustained a mild concussion when you bumped your head. Headaches can be a symptom of post-concussion syndrome which can last for a few weeks after the injury. Ct scans are usually needed if you are having vomiting, changes in behavior/confusion, or persistent severe headaches. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1st part root canal 1 week ago. is it normal to have lingering pain after putting pressure on tooth? dont want to pay for rest of it if this is result
Root Canal Therapy: As you stated, you only had the first part of your Root Canal Therapy. The process is not completed until the canals are disinfected, the canals are filled and any infection is gone. Discuss your concerns with the dentist actually treating you and is the best person to answer your questions. What you describe is not uncommon and does not suggest that the result will not be successful. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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