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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

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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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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Begin with compression at the front of the nose
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Consider a gentle packing of the nose
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If continuous or frequent, seek emergency help
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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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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Sit upright
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Pinch nose
15 Min, Once for 1 day
Use a nasal decongestant
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I developed swelling on both sides of my nose/inner cheeks as well as swelling in the upper lip. This seems to occur every year at different times. ?

I developed swelling on both sides of my nose/inner cheeks as well as swelling in the upper lip. This seems to occur every year at different times. ?

Cosmetics?: Check our skin deep app for issues with cosmetics. If u don't use them then avoid eating junk food fast food tobacco . See an allergist and get tested. Avoid red meat. Eat fish good luck ...Read more

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Treating a Nose Bleed (Checklist)

Elevate the head
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Apply pressure to the bleeding area
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Use a cool mist humidifier daily in winter for prevention
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My 4months baby has cold for week.Yesterday i noticed a swelling on sides of nose and nasal bridge he'snt febrile with clear discharge wut could it be?

My 4months baby has cold for week.Yesterday i noticed a swelling on sides of nose and nasal bridge he'snt febrile with clear discharge wut could it be?

URI: Sounds like viral upper respiratory infection (uri). If problem with feeding, take to your doctor. Swelling: when people describe it is a relative term. Hard to judge based on description. Good idea to show to your doctor. ...Read more

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