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Nose Swelling Treatment
Drainage and swellin: Your symptoms are most likely allergy related with 'allergic shiner' facies. However, facial swelling is unusual with allergies, unless severe (or angioedema). If the cheek swelling is on one side only then I'm even more concerned about sinusitis or something 'weird' in your nose or sinuses. I recommend an ENT exam (by ENT) just to be safe. ...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
Acute Sinusitis: Greetings. With an acute infection, medical treatment such as a course of antibiotics, saline nasal irrigation, ibuprophen and a mucus thinner such as Mucinex (guaifenesin) would be my recommendation. It sounds like you are far from a surgical need. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post nasal drip/mild swelling on the philtrum and cheek around the nose. No cold symptoms. Doc perscribed Nasal spray. No solution. Any ideas?
Triad: The triad of nasal saline irrigation, nasal steroid spray and antihistamine often results in dramatic improvement of nasal obstruction and drainage. Adding a temporary decongestant is also effective. Persistent symptoms may indicate structural issues, refractory allergy or infection. See an otolaryngologist for evaluation with persistent symptoms. ...Read more
Post nasal drip/and mild facial swelling around the philtrum for 3-4 months. No cold symptoms. Any ideas?
See pulmonologist: See a pulmonologist or if you have seen one, speak with that doctor. Inhalers can be very effective. ...Read more
Warm compress: A chalazion may first present with eyelid swelling and redness and then develop into a painless, rubbery, nodular lesion. Small ones often resolve without intervention. For larger chalazia, frequent hot compresses (for 15 minutes up to four times a day) may allow them to drain. Typically most clear spontaneously in weeks to months, though. ...Read more
Is it possible to have maxilliary sinus infection- swelling on cheek bone under eye, nasal congestion - no pain in the swollen/puffy area experienced.
Septoplasty/Turbinate reduction 2 years ago-still constant significant crusting. 1 side of nose blocked again. Empty Nose Syndrome? Is there treatment
My Other is experiencing nasal drainage, nasal congestion (stuffiness), sinus pain and difficulty breathing through nose (side: both) .
Unlikely: If sinusitis is the cause , this would be a very serious complication which would make you quite ill. Your swelling is more likely from angioedema (swelling in the subcutaneous tissue). I don't know how long you have had it but if the problem has just started a few days ago. antihistamine may help. If the problem persists for more than 2 wks, see an allergist. ...Read more
My Friend is experiencing sore throat, post nasal drip, runny nose and nasal drainage, cough, and red spots on roof of mouth. ?
Friend question: Sounds like your friend us feeling bad, but what is your question? ...Read more
Post proper age.: I assume that you are asking about your child. Unfortunately only the age 10 yrs shows up, so there is a chance a precocious 10 year old is posting the question. We cannot answer questions posted by minors. Create an account in your name, with your age and location noted in the public profile, and then you may add that you are asking for a minor. Contact [email protected] if this isn't clear ...Read more
What causes nasopharynx swelling? 3 months, lump sensation feeling of plugged mucus, no nasal congestion. Tried steroid sprays, allergy meds, rinses.
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