Top
20
Doctor insights on: Lupus Periorbital Edema Head Trauma

Share
1

1
Developed periorbital edema after removal of lipoma from forehead. What is the cause?

Developed periorbital edema after removal of lipoma from forehead. What is the cause?

Bruising: The tissue around the removed lipoma had some bruising and the body is responding with fluid into the hematoma to absorb it. Early on ice may help, layer2-3 days a heating pad may help. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
3 doctors shared insights

Edema (Definition)

Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more


2

2
Please tell me what can cause a unilateral periorbital edema in the mornings?

Please tell me what can cause a unilateral periorbital edema in the mornings?

Possible causes: Sleeping on a material that you allergic to, sleeping on the side with the problem and thyroid disease. ...Read more

3

3
Is periorbital edema a sign of nephrotic syndrome?

Is periorbital edema a sign of nephrotic syndrome?

It can be: Periorbital edema can be one of the initial symptoms of nephrotic syndrome, but it is always accompanied by edema in other parts of the body (legs, chest, abdomen, etc). The diagnosis is made by checking the amount of proteins that are being excreted in the urine, as well as blood tests that measure the protein (albumin) levels. The exact cause should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

7

7
What is my condition if I have periorbital edema after diagnosed with nephrosis?

What is my condition if I have periorbital edema after diagnosed with nephrosis?

Expected condition: Nephrosis means a loss of protein in the urine; protein normally helps fluid stay in the blood vessels, but when blood protein (mostly albumin) is low, fluid leaks out into the soft tissues. Periorbital edema is commonly noted in this setting, particularly after lying down for several hours. Effective treatment of the cause of nephrosis usually resolves this issue. ...Read more

8

8
Any cure for periorbital edema?

Any cure for periorbital edema?

See your doctor!: That depends on the cause. Your doctor needs to do an exam, and evaluate you for different conditions that can cause periorbital edema, including infections, thyroid disease, parasites, allergies, even tumors. ...Read more

9

9
What is periorbital edema?

Swelling : Edema means swelling. Periorbital means around the eyes. This it means swelling around the eyes. It can be caused by many conditions. As always i suggest you get an complete exam by an professional eye physician. ...Read more

10

10
Graves pt. Rai 2 years ago. Synthroid (thyroxine) 50mcs for two months. Periorbital edema severe. From hypothyroidism? Blood work normal.

Graves' Orbitopathy: Graves' orbitopathy can occur before, after or at the same time as development of autoimmune hyperthyroidism. It's activity is unrelated to your thyroid level and its course is episodic. If you have swelling, it may mean you have active inflammation in your orbit. You should see an oculoplastic surgeon to be evaluated for oral steroids. This can stem some of the damage from active inflammation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
I have joint pain, edema, sun rash, headaches, fatigue. All lupus tests - except Ro/SS-A was +. My rheum. said a type of skin lupus. What kind is it?

I have joint pain, edema, sun rash, headaches, fatigue. All lupus tests - except Ro/SS-A was +. My rheum. said a type of skin lupus. What kind is it?

Lupus: May be lupus with only skin manifestations. Lupus can affect almost all organs but may affect only one or two organ systems. Tests may be normal and confusing at times. Specific expert specialist advise is necessary ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
I have lupus &i have a big bump in my nose that swelling what can I do?

I have lupus &i have a big bump in my nose that swelling what can I do?

See doctor asap: It could be an infection or another problem so if it is enlarging see a doctor asap. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Do I have lupus if parts of my face and such are swelling?

Maybe: A redness and inflamation response is usual on the area around the nose and under eyes. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
Chronic joint pain/swelling, numbness, fatigue, migraines, mouth sores, swollen lymph nodes, weight loss, pain when breathing, nausea. Lupus?

Chronic joint pain/swelling, numbness, fatigue, migraines, mouth sores, swollen lymph nodes, weight loss, pain when breathing, nausea. Lupus?

Or something else: Lupus and other connective tissue diseases can share these symptoms. Infection followed by malignancy are less likely but not impossible. Either way, you as a 25 year old female should see a rheumatologist, or alternatively internist if rheum is not readily available. Early treatment is advised. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
Could I have lupus? Joint pain, tingling in toes, water retention, leg cramps, swelling around eyes, red face, headaches, fatigue, graves diseas

Only a good eval by-: -a rheumatologist can give you a good answer. You need to see one for hands on eval & lab tests. Some of the symptoms does suggest lupus, but you need an answer, & that is the best way to have the question answered. ...Read more

18

18
If carry lupus gene, does it take 2 major traumas to the body to turn 2 full lupus episodes?

See details: I am not sure I have any idea what you are asking. However, the onset of lupus is not caused by trauma as a rule. ...Read more

19

19
I've heard that if you carry a lupus gene, that it takes a major trauma to make it start attacking your body. Is this true? Where can I find the info?

I've heard that if you carry a lupus gene, that it takes a major trauma to make it start attacking your body. Is this true? Where can I find the info?

Not really: There is no identified one 'lupus gene'. Of the many genetic tendencies, none of them make you 100% get lupus. Also, there is no evidence of traumatic events causing lupus. Lupus is an immune system issue and sometimes a preceding infection can be seen prior to symptom onset, but not most of the time. ...Read more

20

20
I have full body edema and symptoms of lupus but tests are negative. RA tests neg, too. what else could this be? Joint pain as well. She 34. No meds.

I have full body edema and symptoms of lupus but tests are negative. RA tests neg, too. what else could this be? Joint pain as well. She 34. No meds.

Needs treatment: Total body edema is caused by excess salt retention by the kidneys and can be seen in certain disorders of the kidney, heart, or liver. All 3 need evaluation and you should limit salt intake severely. Your doctor will very likely need to prescribe one or more diuretics. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
1,498 doctors shared insights

Swelling (Definition)

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


Dr. Eric Weisman
489 doctors shared insights

Head Trauma (Definition)

Any injury to the face, skull, or brain as a result of blunt force, or penetrating trauma. It can also occur due to rapid ...Read more