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Dr. Cynthia Archer
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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I have all symptoms of hypothyroidism, but blood tests are normal. plus a swollen thyroid left side. What can cause this? Hair is really falling out.

Dr. Cynthia Archer
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I have all symptoms of hypothyroidism, but blood tests are normal. plus a swollen thyroid left side. What can cause this? Hair is really falling out.

Other possibilities.: The Thyroid is not the only endocrine gland that affects metabolism, mood, menstrual cycles and hair follicle activity in women your age. It's quite possible that you are experiencing peri-menopause, or that you have Vitamin D deficiency. Has the enlargement of the thyroid gland been confirmed/examined with ultrasound? If not it should be. Your other hormones and a D level should be checked also. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Swelling (Definition)

Facial swelling is a clinical finding in which the skin or muscles around the face retains ...Read more


Dr. Michael Thompson
Board Certified, Hematology and Oncology
15 years in practice
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The left side of mt neck and face are swollen. How can I tell if my lymphnodes are swollen? And can they cause facial swelling? Lymphoma?

Dr. Michael Thompson
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LN DDx: The differential diagnosis (ddx) or multiple possible causes of increased size of lymph nodes (ln) or lymphadenopathy is large. You should see a doctor to see if you have an infection. A cancer such as lymphoma is a possibility, but so are many other causes. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin
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Left side of face swollen i have no other symptoms feeling ok?

Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
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Left side of face swollen i have no other symptoms feeling ok?

See a dentist: to rule out dental abscess. The infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. See your dentist for examination, x-rays and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified, Neurology
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My neck has been giving me head aches for a week no my eye started twitching the other day now my left side of face swollen what should I do?

Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified, Neurology
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My neck has been giving me head aches for a week no my eye started twitching the other day now my left side of face swollen what should I do?

Have that looked: at by your primary MD. They may want to do some tests or refer you top a specialist based on the initial findings. ...Read more

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
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Sharp eat pain not constant but through out the day. Left side of face swollen and I can feel pressure in my ear. Ear infection?

Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Sharp eat pain not constant but through out the day. Left side of face swollen and I can feel pressure in my ear. Ear infection?

Possibly: Could be ear infection, could also be tooth infection with radiating pain to the ear. Get checked out by your doctor ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Turner
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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My daughters face swollen on left side what is the sickness?

Dr. Michael Turner
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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My daughters face swollen on left side what is the sickness?

More information: I would need more information including past medical history, whether she has a fever, history of trauma, and whether this is painful or not. This could be something simple like sinusitis or it could be an inflammation of her parotid gland. Tumors are also possible but less likely. Please encourage her to see her physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Klugman
Board Certified, Dentistry
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I woke up with the left side of my face swollen, could this be because i irritated the tooth by messing with it? Help i'm scared.

Dr. Gary Klugman
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I woke up with the left side of my face swollen, could this be because i irritated the tooth by messing with it? Help i'm scared.

Likely infection: Not because you were messing with it over night. There are a lot of possibilities. Most likely it is an iinfection. If it is not getting worse see a dentist tomorrow. If it is getting worse go to the er. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Moms neck is numb, and her left side of the face swollen and numb, what might be the problem?

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Moms neck is numb, and her left side of the face swollen and numb,  what might be the problem?

Problems: Could be one of many causes. Please contact her doctor ASAP. Mom may be seen or be referred to a Neurologist and/or an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Board Certified, Dentistry
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I brushed my teeth yesterday and woke up today with my left side of my face swollen what does this mean?

Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Board Certified, Dentistry
46 years in practice
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Swollen face : This is impossible to diagnose without a clinical examination and x-rays. Call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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Dr. Saleh Elahwal
Board Certified, Endodontics
30 years in practice
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Left side of my face: swollen, warm & painful. On the lining of my jaw, between left inner cheek and my molar (19) is hard mound with white head. Help?

Dr. Saleh Elahwal
Board Certified, Endodontics
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Left side of my face: swollen, warm & painful. On the lining of my jaw, between left inner cheek and my molar (19) is hard mound with white head. Help?

Infected tooth: You are describing an abscess with a fistula due to an infected tooth . Please get yourself checked by a dentist to deal with the situation. ...Read more

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