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Dr. David Martin
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What can swelling on one side of bridge of nose be?

What can swelling on one side of bridge of nose be?

Nose swelling: It can be a sinus infection. If it doesn't go away quickly, see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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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. Oscar Novick
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Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
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My 6 years old son has a swelling in one side of his nose and its red . What's gonna be?Its dry and sometimes he bleed

My 6 years old son has a swelling in one side of his nose and its red . What's gonna be?Its dry and sometimes he bleed

Infection?: It's a common site of infection, and perhaps he bleeds because he rubs the nose because it either itches or hurt. He does need to see his doctor to be sure and to get treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. James Sunwoo
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I was punched in the face 5 days ago & the swelling is going down but I am numb the entire one side of my nose and upper lip. How long will this last?

I was punched in the face 5 days ago & the swelling is going down but I am numb the entire one side of my nose and upper lip. How long will this last?

Numbness: Usually as the swelling dissipates, the numbness soon follows. However, if you sustained injury to your infraorbital nerve, which lies in that region, It may take longer. ...Read more

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Dr. Matthew Hyde
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I have an abscess in one of my upper front teeth and it is causing swelling and numbness in my face. My nose and the entire right side of my face is numb. What should I do?

I have an abscess in one of my upper front teeth and it is causing swelling and numbness in my face. My nose and the entire right side of my face is numb. What should I do?

Run!: Do not walk. See either a dentist, oral surgeon, or on er ; asap. You should not fool around with home care and advice from"friends".You most likely need treatment and antibiotics. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Lin
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Nose pain @ r tissue around lateral crus. Inside of nose swelling. No history of injury. Pws that side. Prev light smkr of 20 yr, quit 3 yr, started again?

Nose pain @ r tissue around lateral crus. Inside of nose swelling. No history of injury.  Pws that side. Prev light smkr of 20 yr, quit 3 yr, started again?

Cellulitis: Cellulitis is soft tissue infection. Go see your family doc to see if you have an infection of your nose and are in need of antibiotics. In meantime, warm compresses are good if you think you have an infection while cold compresses (or ice packs) are good for injuries. What is pws (http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/pws)? No good reason to start smoking again. It's time to quit (again). Good luck! ...Read more

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Bump on side of nose bridge bone like swelling, what could this be?

Bump on side of nose bridge bone like swelling, what could this be?

Nose Bump: A bump on the side of the nose could be either a small cyst, infection or a skin growth. You should have a doctor look at it to be certain whether it needs treatment or not. ...Read more

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