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Itchy Swollen Face And Neck
No swelling or extreme pain but tooth has pus and my throat is really sore and glands tender and swollen. Face and neck really itchy?
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
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
Pressure in the right lower part of the head for a month now. With a right swollen face and right stuff 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
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
Following on the previous question. I discontinued cipro (ciprofloxacin) after two doses. Now a day later I am still having symptoms. Eyes red swollen. Face swollen. Severe ha and neck ache. Diaphoretic. Any suggestions?
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
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!
Fat pads around neck, swollen face, depression, anxiety, mood swings,weight gain cant lose weight, hair loss on head,is it cushing's disease?
I have non-itchy red spots on arms and legs, a couple on belly and side of torso. No fever. Fatigue, slightly swollen neck gland, back and head ache.
Sore throat x3 weeks, painful swollen glands, neck hurts and migraine, nusea and tummy pain itchy and burning on face and neck i'm miserable please help!
Lets sort out one at: Among the mnay problems you have listed let us sort them one at a time i will be making the best guess but migraine can be the most bothersome, so you need to get hold of some good medication for it either by going to your doctor or over the counter.Take a combination of tylenol, (acetaminophen) caffeine and aspirin(exedrin) if your stomach cacn handle. You may need an antacid(pepcid or priloses) along with exedr. ...Read more
I hav a swollen face since years. Thyroid,cortisol,creatinine all ruled out. Docs r unable to find d cause. Which diuretic can i use? Plz help!
Considerations: In a female in 20s with isolated facial swelling (angioedema) could be possible - checking CRP, ESR, C4 levels could be helpful. Unusual exposures should be evaluated (insect bites, food, etc.) for possible allergic reaction. In females with PCOS an evaluation of hormones by physician should be considered. ...Read more
My Thyroid panel tests came back normal.Ive a swollen face since puberty plus most of other hypothyroid symptoms. Cortisol,Creatinine in normal range?
Cushing's & thyroid being ruled out, wat else could be an alternative diagnosis for a PCOS patient with swollen face & slight buffalo hump as symptoms?
I have developed a swollen face since puberty.I have pcos.My thyroid and cortisol are normal. What could be the reason for this swollen face?
PCOS: Polycysitic ovaries will cause weight gain and a "swollen face." I believe you are also probably functionally hypo-thyroid, even though your blood tests are "normal." Thyroid blood tests are generally a waste of blood. You need Metformin and the herb Berberine for PCOS (500 mg of each, 3 times daily). Get Broda Barnes' book, Hypothyroidism, the Unsuspected Illness. ...Read more
I have a itchy feeling in my throat/chest. Thoat feels swollen on outside. Popping in center of chest. Ears feels full of fluid. Headaches back head. ?
Close computer: and proceed to your local ER or UC clinic for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment: you must be examined asap. ...Read more