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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Swollen Face (Definition)

Facial swelling is the build-up of fluid in the tissues of the face. Swelling may ...Read more


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I'm concerned because I have swollen face and itchiness?

I'm concerned because I have swollen face and itchiness?

ALLERGY SINUSITIS: Most likely you have allergy sinusitis , or you could be having a chronic sinusitis try to take allergy medicine like zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night since it could make you drowsy if persistent you might need to see ENT specialist some people benefit from saline nasal spray, some suggest local honey from your local farmer market. ...Read more

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Lowgrade fever off/on, swollen face and neck, high sed rate, normal blood work, no allergies, rash from rt chest to rt palm, body aches, 6 months ongoing?

Lowgrade fever off/on, swollen face and neck, high sed rate, normal blood work, no allergies, rash from rt chest to rt palm, body aches, 6 months ongoing?

Autoimmune disease: Unfortunately, you have a complex situation and something that is tricky to diagnose. It sounds like you have been to several doctors already. It sounds like you need a dermatologist to see you and do a skin biopsy, immunologist work up or rheumatologist . It could be a rare infection, but more likely autoimmune at this point. ...Read more

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Neck shoulder pain and swollen face?

Neck shoulder pain and swollen face?

Varies: There are a lot of potential causes, but i would definitely be checked as soon as possible. An abcess would be a potential cause and is potentially dangerous. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

Allergic reaction.: I am concerned that you may be experiencing a hypersensitivity reaction to something, or at the very least, you are having some type of infection. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the short term, but see your physician for an exam and possible labwork in the next day or 2. ...Read more

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Should i stop taking the medicine? My earlobes are very swollen and feel like they are about to burst i also have a rash all over my face my arms and now it is starting on my neck it is very very itchy im putting hydrocortizone cream on it and taking beny

Should i stop taking the medicine? My earlobes are very swollen and feel like they are about to burst i also have a rash all over my face my arms and now it is starting on my neck it is very very itchy im putting hydrocortizone cream on it and taking beny

It : It sounds like this could be an allergic rash. Although I do not know if the Amoxicillin was the cause of the rash, it way well be. From reading this it sounds like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and hydrocortizone cream may not be doing the trick. I don't know if the next to the last line is indicating itching of ears or eyes. If you have swelling of your throat, mouth, tongue or lips or any difficulty with breathing, it would be imperative to be evaluated and treated immediately to ensure that your airway doesn't become compromised. I normally ask my patients to stop a medication if they appear to be having an allergic reaction. As a doctor, i want to know right away if my patient has complications with a medication. If your symptoms do not start coming under better control, you may need to be evaluated at the er. ...Read more

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I have extremely itchy ears, that spread to neck & face. I have a swollen gland/lump beside the jaw bone (right under my earlobe). What can this be?

I have extremely itchy ears, that spread to neck & face. I have a swollen gland/lump beside the jaw bone (right under my earlobe). What can this be?

Possible allergy: If you wear earrings and have this rash you may be allergic to the nickel in the earrings. See a dermatologist or your general doctor who can prescribe a cortisone cream and stop wearing the earrings till the rash has gone away. You may want to go have patch testing done at a dermatologist office to see if you are allergic to nickel. There are earrings made of titanium is rare to be allergic to. ...Read more

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Sore throat, swollen painful glands, itchy skin on face and neck and a tooth abcess what should I do?! been going on for a week or so!

Sore throat, swollen painful glands, itchy skin on face and neck and a tooth abcess what should I do?! been going on for a week or so!

Infection: Go to a dentist and resolve the cause of the infection by removing the offending tooth or root canal therapy along with antibiotics. ...Read more

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