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Nose Swelling Treatment
Hello doctor! I have a problem that their is a swelling inside my nose so that I feel nasal congestion all the time. Please tell me what disease I have and what is the treatment for that?
Nasal congestion: You likely have allergic rhinitis. Some people have only seasonal allergies while other have year round allergy symptoms. Typically year-round allergies are triggered by allergens such as pets, dust mites, mold or even cockroach. Nasal steroid sprays are generally most effective for nasal stuffiness. However nasal saline rinses will help a lot as well. There other treatment options as well. ...Read more
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
I am 3 days post efudex (fluorouracil) treatment on forhead, temples and bridge of nose and have significant swelling, is this normal?
Without an exam, I can only give general information, general swelling everwhere wouldn't be usual. Swelling/irritation at the area of treatment is pretty common but can require modification of treatment.
cannot say in your particular case, dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. ...Read more
Heavy container hit forehead/nose. 24 hours later, bruise on bridge of nose &area numb. No swelling, deformity. Could nose b broken? Is treatment needed
Was there any loss of consciousness?
Need to be seen by ENT doctor to verify damage if any. Keep cold pack on nose for ten minutes every hour while awake. Nose bleeding? ...Read more
What can I do about nasal congestion/inflammation swelling? Is nasonex (mometasone) or Flonase the only treatment?
Inflamed nose: It is a good treatment but some individuals improve by avoiding irritants or allergens. Others benefit from intranasal saline or cromolyns (nasalchrom) or antihistamines (astelex or astepro). Lastly if your problem is due to chronic allergies rebuilding your immune system with specific immunotherapy is a good idea. ...Read more
Ear pain and had cipro (ciprofloxacin) for treatment still occurring back of head hurting and my throat has by touch large round egg size swelling throat pain?
Go back: See the doctor who examined you and prescribed the ciprofloxacin. The infection may be more extensive than they thought, the organism may not be sensitive and other issues may be present. ...Read more
I'm having a lot of head pressure and neck pain. I've gone to physical therapy and he said I had a lot of swelling in my neck. What does this mean?
Arthritis n narrowing n my neck. Severe head pain n eyes swollen n a.M.Began therapy n severe pain again. Can feel pressure n swelling n my head.
Need eval: This is an unusual pain. I would get it looked at right away and consider an MRI of brain to eval. Rec neurologist eval as well. ...Read more
Simple Care: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring. Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read more
"Intestinal"swelling: When you say "swelling" are you relating your abdominal circumference to feelings of distension, fluid retention, constipation, overeating? What evidence do you have the problem is intestinal? Over what period of time have you noted swelling (acute/chronic/recurrent)? What are your underlying medical problems (alcohol, liver disease, gut problems...)? What evaluation have you had to date? ...Read more
Evaluation: You would need to be examined by a doctor to determine what kind of swelling it is and what is causing it. Then treatment will be tailored to the cause and any complication currently arising from this swelling. ...Read more
See your dentist:
Minor Pain and swelling is possible after the root canal.
if the situation gets worse after 1-2 days, you need to see your dentist.
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Depends on cause: Depending on the cause treatment is decided. ...Read more
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Nothing specific: Finger swelling is very generic - it is important to know if it is traumatic, spontaneous and if it affects other parts of your body. The right medication is based on what the problem really is. ...Read more
I got IVIG today and durning the treatment I saw that my arm was swelling up at the iv site. What causes this and will this go away?
Penetration of veins: The needle might have gone through the vein and then the swelling is from the IVIG infusion. If this were true, you may start to see some bruising at the site the next day or so. The swelling should go away in a day or 2 but the bruise will take 2-3 weeks to subside. ...Read more
I got IVIG today and durning the treatment I noticed swelling at iv site in arm. What can I do to help the swelling and when will it go away?
Cannot say in your particular case, but generally, it depends on the amount of the swelling and other features. Can be infection, slight irritation, some/all of the injection going into the skin instead of the vein. Mostly, ice for 20 min followed by twice daily warm compresses fixes it in about 1-2 days.
but if gettng worse, think need for antibiotics. ...Read more
Pincered t-spine at t-9 in 1988. Incessant buckling led to paraspinal swelling; cumulative trauma disorder. What treatment modalities are available?
Multiple: The treatment of chronic thoracic pain can range from the conservative, to the much more aggressive. Conservative options, which presumably yo have done can include medications, activity restrictions, and non -invasive treatments such as therapy. More aggressive options usually fall under either interventional pain management or surgical approaches. Sitting down with a spine specialist can help. ...Read more