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In 2010, I was treated 4 optic disc swelling+high eye pressure. For >7d now, I have blurry vision in right eye and pain@ top head right side. Plz help?

In 2010, I was treated 4 optic disc swelling+high eye pressure. For >7d now, I have blurry vision in right eye and pain@ top head right side. Plz help?

You need to be seen: If you have a history of these prior issues, it is possible that it could be recurring again or something different. Any time there is blurred vision and eye pain one must be seen urgently to diagnose the problem that will likely need treatment. Time is of the essence because some eye conditions can cause irreversible vision loss, like glaucoma. Good luck! ...Read more

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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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My ears are hot and my throat has swelling to it by my jaw area. It feels like my throat is closing as if its tight there is a constant pressure within my throat?

My ears are hot and my throat has swelling to it by my jaw area. It feels like my throat is closing as if its tight there is a constant pressure within my throat?

Sore throat: Are these symptoms only a day or two old or have they been present for days? If they are new, a viral throat infection would be likely. If they are chronic, tension and stress would be suspected. A viral throat infection may be followed by a head cold but clears on its own. Stress management would be helpful for chronic throat tightness. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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6 months of left facial numbness and severe headaches, jaw pain, at times hard to swallow, pressure behind nose, earache, feels like brain swelling.

6 months of left facial numbness and severe headaches, jaw pain, at times hard to swallow, pressure behind nose, earache, feels like brain swelling.

Seek care: Then there is no reason to wait for anything here - immediately make an appointment and see your dentist and your physician. Do not wait any longer! ...Read more

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Can beta blockers cause swelling in nose & head pressure after u stopped taking it?

Can beta blockers cause swelling in nose & head pressure after u stopped taking it?

Stop beta blockers: Not usual symptoms of cessation, however depends on intial indication, reason for stopping etc. Rebound hypertension or migraine can occur, effects may be vary depending on the specific beta blocker.More information is needed ...Read more

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Pain and pressure at back of head all day, getting worse and body weakness. Never had before. Could it be anuerysm or brain swelling?

Pain and pressure at back of head all day, getting worse and body weakness. Never had before. Could it be anuerysm or brain swelling?

M.D. visit: Your symptoms are of concern, and there are several neurologic conditions that may cause your pain and weakness. I would suggest that you call your doctor or obtain a check up at the ed. It may also be caused by something less serious such as a muscle spasm. It is best to be checked as soon as you can. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Muscle tightness: I suspect that these may be muscle tension headaches but you need an evaluation especially with imaging of your neck to be certain what is going on. ...Read more

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5mg lexapro (escitalopram) started last night, my head feels like it has a lot of pressure in it, like my brain is swelling, dizziness, sweating, horrible sleep???

5mg lexapro (escitalopram) started last night, my head feels like it has a lot of pressure in it, like my brain is swelling, dizziness, sweating, horrible sleep???

Give it time: Many people experience uncomfortable side effects when they begin an SSRI. These early side effects usually go away when your body becomes used to the medicine. If you experience anything more severe, call your doctor. Otherwise, see if these side effects diminish and you start feeling better within the next week or two. ...Read more

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Top of head and sinus pressure, dizziness, fatigue, congested nose in the morning, slight swelling at bridge of nose. Hard to breathe thru nose.

Top of head and sinus pressure, dizziness, fatigue, congested nose in the morning, slight swelling at bridge of nose. Hard to breathe thru nose.

Sinusitis: Sounds like chronic sinusitis. Probable allergy issues but you may have a chronic sinus infection as well. You need a good ENT exam. Do it. Sinusitis can really make you miserable long term.
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I have a swelling at the crown of my head between my skull and scalp, when preasure is greatest my scalp itches and weeps. Headaches and nausea?

I have a swelling at the crown of my head between my skull and scalp, when preasure is greatest my scalp itches and weeps. Headaches and nausea?

May be dermatitis: The symptoms you talk looks like an ulceration and dermatitis. Mya use Hydrocortsone cream2% may relieve symptoms. Use the cream twice a day morning after shower and night at bed time ...Read more

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He is having pressure on the right side of his neck along the carotid artery. No pain or swelling or lumps. What could this be?

He is having pressure on the right side of his neck along the carotid artery. No pain or swelling or lumps. What could this be?

Neck pressure: Occasionally the carotid artery can become inflamed causing pain and tenderness. More common would be tension or mild inflammation in one of the strap muscles of the neck. Other possibilities include inflammation of the lateral lobe of the thyroid gland or an inflamed lymph gland. A physician or otolaryngologist would have to examine you in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Swelling along labia minor, one side, red, pain w/ pressure, not itchy, 1 sex partner, condom use, can only slightly feel anyth when walking?

Swelling along labia minor, one side, red, pain w/ pressure, not itchy, 1 sex partner, condom use, can only slightly feel anyth when walking?

Vaginal pain: One sided pain around the labia minor can be caused by an infected Bartholin's gland (abscess). This can be caused by bacteria accumulating in vaginal secretions which block the duct which empties the Bartholin's gland and cause an abscess to develop. See your healthcare provider for an exam. These kinds of "cysts" can be treated often by a minor office procedure. ...Read more

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Can an infection from a wisdom tooth cause swelling along right side of neck and under the jaw? There is no pain with it. Dentist said its infection

Can an infection from a wisdom tooth cause swelling along right side of neck and under the jaw? There is no pain with it. Dentist said its infection

Yes - inflammation: And swelling are possible best to be addressed in a timely manner. Dentist might elect to premed with antibiotics prior to scheduling for extraction. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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If your tooth hurt can it cause u to have pains in the jaw area, and side of your face, along with headaches pressure between the eyes?

If your tooth hurt can it cause u to have pains in the jaw area, and side of your face, along with headaches pressure between the eyes?

Possible: Tooth pain can radiate along the jaw line, up the face and into the head areas. See a dentist asap to get the tooth treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a had a head ach on my right side for nine days accompanied with eye drainage (yellow) no red eye but keeps swelling along with my face the pai?

I have a had a head ach on my right side for nine days accompanied with eye drainage (yellow) no red eye but keeps swelling along with my face the pai?

Sinus related?: The persistence of your headache warrants evaluation and treatment ASAP please. Lots of things may be possible, but you don't want to delay further finding the more serious issues. ...Read more

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Started class at a gym last week. Tonight I got pressure chest pains on left side when working out. Went away after sitting for a few. No swelling.

Started class at a gym last week. Tonight I got pressure chest pains on left side when working out. Went away after sitting for a few. No swelling.

See a doctor: If the pain was dull and brought on by activity and stopped at rest you should see a doctor. If exercise or exertion brings it back on stop immediately and go to the emergency room.

Sharp stabbing pain is less likely heart.

High risk chest pain:
http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/whats-causing-my-chest-pain? Page=4#4 ...Read more

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Can the swelling inside break my ribs? #nqlu the pressure pain from this and being so swollen I can feel it pushing my bottom rib on the right side up and out. It feels like that rib is going to break, that has been going on close to a year and now it feels

Can the swelling inside break my ribs? #nqlu the pressure pain from this and being so swollen I can feel it pushing my bottom rib on the right side up and out. It feels like that rib is going to break, that has been going on close to a year and now it feels

I: I see you have tagged nausea and abdominal pain. Don't know you age or risk factors. The liver is of course in the right upper quadrant of your abdomen. I don't know if your liver is enlarged, but regardless, with this history you need to be medically evaluated. What you are describing is clearly not normal. ...Read more

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I have swelling and pressure on my left side below my ribcage, what could this be?

I have swelling and pressure on my left side below my ribcage, what could this be?

Be seen: There are a lot of possibilities, consider being seen. An exam and appropriate tests can usually determine the cause. Among the possibilities can be a thoracic radiculopathy from the irritation of a nerve in your midback, pleurisy, and pancreatitis just to name a few. Don't let it go too long before getting checked. Thanks. ...Read more

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I tried to aggressively pop a pimple but nothing came out and the next day the side of my jaw was swollen. How can I bring the swelling down?

I tried to aggressively pop a pimple but nothing came out and the next day the side of my jaw was swollen. How can I bring the swelling down?

Time for a visit: Your self treatment seems to have triggered a reaction that may signal an infection. You need to get in and have it evaluated before it gets worse. It may require antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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I have swelling on both sides of my rt foot around the joint area. Very painful to touch and put pressure on the foot any thoughts?

Maybe gout: What you are describing may be gout. That can be inherited or be the result of medical problems or medicines. It is extremely painful and easily treated. There are other possibilities as well. Call your physician this morning ...Read more

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My first wisdom tooth is starting to grow out, I have swelling and pain on that side of my jaw, how long will it take until I can get it removed?

My first wisdom tooth is starting to grow out, I have swelling and pain on that side of my jaw, how long will it take until I can get it removed?

Wisdom tooth: Check with your dentist to make sure the swelling and pain is from the wisdom tooth. It is not unusual to have some discomfort when the tooth is erupting through the gum.
Your dentist or an oral surgeon can determine by examination and x-rays if the tooth should be removed. ...Read more