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Lower Face And Jaw Area Swollen
I had lower jaw surgery 5wks ago and an incision was made to my right masseter. My face is assymetrical because its still swollen. How do I reduce it?
May take time: It may still be swollen from inflammation from the procedure and just take time to diminish. I would suggest you contact the doctor who performed the procedure and ask to be seen and evaluated. The surgeon would be able to give you the most accurate answer to your question. ...Read more
The left side of my face is swollen the left side of my face is swollen. My eye looks out of place, and my lower cheek/jaw is swollen, why?
See a doc: Plase consult a doc. It can be from allergy, infection or a bite. ...Read more
I have a small swollen area on the lower right side of my head. It started last night. No injury. Constant pain pain mess don't work. Hurts to touch?
Get checked: This could be an abcess (boil) and should be examined and treated by a physician. It may be treated with hot applications or it may need antibiotics and drainage. In view of the swelling, pain and tenderness, have a physician examine you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Tingling sensations in right lower part of head (inside) towards the ear area with swollen right face. It's been this way for two weeks. What do I do?
See below: If your face is swollen, you should be examined by a doctor. It could be several things including a swollen lymph gland or blocked paraotid duct. It may even be a dental problem. ...Read more
I have suffered from massive headache starting upper neck throughout head behind eyes for 48 hrs now. Liver area is swollen lower and mid back hurts.
I have a slight pain on the left side of my neck sometimes when I cough or when I lower my head. What could it be. It doesn't appear to be swollen eith?
I have a small movable lump on lower left head slightly from the back center, I don't have any symptoms, its just felt that my left side is more swollen than the right one?
BetterGetItChecked: It may be a cyst or a lipoma (fatty tumor)But we can not say exactly what it is without examination. I suggest you have it checked by your doctor to make the diagnosis and to know if it needs to be incised ...Read more
Pressure in the right lower part of the head for a month now. With a right swollen face and right stuff neck.
Please see: Please see your ear nose throat doctor for evaluation asap. ...Read more
The glands under My chin and on my nech are achy and I feel they're swollen when I move/lower my head. I have a cold. Cause for concern?
May be: You may have a viral or bacteerial infecton. If your symptoms have been prresent for greater than 7 days, seek care for evaluation and possible antibiotics. ...Read more
The lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck the lower back part of my head hurts and is swollen on both sides. It is just above where my head meets my neck
I have a swollen, painful lump in the back of my head on the lower left side, what could it be? This lump is very painful to the touch, it is a hard lump that feels like bone, its as round as a 50 cent piece. The right side is also starting to swell and I
Hello.: Hello. I can't diagnose your condition. You may have inflammed lymph nodes or infected cysts. Either way, at this point you would do best to seek medical attention. Take care. ...Read more
Lower down on the base of my neck my head feels swollen on the side and gets very sore my lymph nodes are also it happens every couple of months?
Joint, muscle or URI: The most likely causes for your neck discomfort is arthritic change in your cervical spine. The pain comes from spasm of the muscles that overlie the bony spine or inflamed joints in the front (uncinate joints) and back (facet joints) of the spinal column in your neck. The lymph nodes raise the possiblity of upper respiratory infection, but there other serious causes for these so see your doctor. ...Read more
I have been having head congestion/headaches for the past month & this past week I've been getting swollen lower lip. Nothing different in my diet.
See an MD: And I suggest either an allergist or an internist, in a primary care or consultative setting. You won't get what you are looking for at an urgent care center or an ER. Those places are for specific urgent and emergency concerns. You need a primary care doc to take the lead on this one. There are some important things to consider here, mainly sleep disordered breathing and angioedema. Call your doc. ...Read more
Is swollen lymph node on back lower left side of head of 26 mths old daughter not something serious? That is what her doctor has told us today.
Observe: Follow for four weeks, if still present after 4 weeks, see your doctor again ...Read more
Head feels swollen, chronic balance troubl comin from lower back an legs ache an is this post menapause will this ever go away?
I have an itchy scalp and a swollen lymph node on the left side of my head at the lower skull line. Can you please tell me what might be the cause?
You could have eczema, seborrhea, atopic or other form of dandruff. If you scratch it it will tind to worsen and flake as well as get infected. That will cause the swollen lymph node.
Start with a dandruff shampoo and stop scratching it. See if it starts to resolve in a couple of weeks ...Read more
I had a tick bite me on the lower back of my head and now there's a big knot behind my ear on my head and a swollen node. Should I go to dr?
I popped a stye on my outer lower eyelid after using hot compresses and it came to a head now it is really swollen how do I get the swelling to go dow?
Ice the area: And see your doctor asap. There is a chance it could have gotten infected and you may need to be on antibiotics. ...Read more
Hi doctor Sokol. My child has a lymph node that seems swollen on the lower left back part of the head. Should I see a immunologist or a hematologist?
Normal finding: This is not a chat room and your questions are sent randomly to site visitors. Lymph nodes are normal findings in kids and enlarge/shrink over a 3-4 week cycle in response to a variety of triggers. Local skin irritation, bug bites. vaccinations, infections etc. That is what they do, and there is no need to run off to a specialist. If concerned call/see the kids primary doc. ...Read more
I had a pimple on lower lip and it was bugging me so I popped it, over night lip became swelled and I'm not sure if it has turned into cold sore or not, lip appears swollen with sore filled with fluid and white head. Feels irritated?
Abscess?: Although it may just be swelling from the trauma of "popping" it (the lips are very sensitive), it may have developed into an abscess. It should certainly be evaluated by MD. It may need antibiotics or to be drained. Most urgent care clinics can take care of this, as well as primary care offices, though they may shy at draining since it's on your lip. ...Read more
Severe lower and mid spine pain and severe pulsing migraine on rear right side of head. Feels as its the brain swollen and pulsing.?
Mirgraines, Disc dz: This is a complex case as you are very young and there may be more than one diagnosis is going on. These could be part of occipital neuralgia, polymyalgia rheumatica or degenerative disc disease with radiculopathy. Likewise the migraine complex may not be set off by cervical or spine disease. Therefore please see a Neurologist for a complete evaluation and keep us posted. ...Read more
Have had tingling in arms, spread to legs, lots of random nerve pain. Lymph nodes feel swollen, uncomfortable feeling to lower head, metallic taste?
See a doctor or UR: PCP. All the symptoms mentioned aren't normal, and spell trouble without a diagnosis made, and needs to be worked up and assessed by a doctor, who knows your history. Don't delay. Time to get some help! ...Read more
Had a cold w/ swollen lymph nodes in my neck and lower head with pimple like bumps/rash that are causing pain. I was prescribed Keflex but no progress
If...: If you are not responding to the antibiotics prescribed and still feeling sick you should see your doctor again for reevaluation. However, make sure you gave at least 48 hrs for the antibiotics to start working. If not yet 48 hrs you should wait unless you are feeling extremely ill. ...Read more
29yo female. Diagnosed w/ melanoma in situ one year ago on lower leg. Now Swollen neck node x5 months. Chance it is related? Cbc, head & neck CT negat
Swollen glands bottom of head hard not that painful but a bit uncomfortable at night. I also think I have some on the jaw area not visible.
See oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon or ENT doc ASAP. You may have a broken jaw or facial bone. ...Read more
You may need medical: A medical evaluation by your family doctor or ENT doctor can help you sort it out. If the glands are increasing slowly then you need to go see a doctor. If they are just sitting there and are under one cm in size, they can be ignored for now. ...Read more
I opened my jaw and got this pain/pressure in my head scared to death that I.broke or featured my upper right jaw I have some pain shy think it swollen?
Jaw pain: One of the most common problem with pain around the ear and jaw especially when opening the mouth and chewing is temporomandibular joint syndrome. There are multiple reasons that triggers these symptoms and most of them of benign nature but there are others that can carry more complications. If pain persists you should get evaluated by your primary care provider. ...Read more
See doctor: Sounds like something is going on that needs a physician's involvement. See your doctor. ...Read more
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