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Swelling under chin thyroid?

Swelling under chin thyroid?

Possible: Unfortunately we can't examine you over the internet, so see your doctor. ...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


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What cause swelling on the right side of the chin ,its hard when i touch it?

Chin swelling: Swelling on the face is often tooth related, but may also be due to skin related problems like acne, scysts, and other skin problems. It is best for you to see a physician or oral surgeon for evaluation of this problem. A dental exam and xray often reveals tooth related disease (cysts, abscess). ...Read more

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Does thyroid problems cause swelling under chin?

Does thyroid problems cause swelling under chin?

No: The thyroid sits much lower in the neck just above the breast bone. Swelling under the chin could be a lymph node or swollen salivary gland so see your doctor for eval. ...Read more

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I had genioplasty about 4 weeks ago, how long till numbness and all swelling subsides and i have full mobility of chin? still looks hard

I had genioplasty about 4 weeks ago, how long till numbness and all swelling subsides and i have full mobility of chin? still looks hard

Genioplasty Recovery: I would recommend discussion with your plastic surgeon. But typically numbs and swelling can take several weeks to subside. Sometimes numbness can take up to one year to resolve. Good Luck, Gaurav Bharti ...Read more

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Knot size of a golf ball just under my chin.Doesn't hurt. Was taking prednisona.My face started swelling.Stopped but still swelled. What do you think?

Knot size of a golf ball just under my chin.Doesn't hurt. Was taking prednisona.My face started swelling.Stopped but still swelled. What do you think?

Get seen: Now. This is cancer until proved otherwise. I suspect the face is swelling because it's obstructive the veins in the neck. Many cancers that announce themselves like this are curable at this stage. Don't delay. ...Read more

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How much swelling will I have after chin liposuction? I've seen some people complaining that they looked worse after chin liposuction than before. Does it really cause that much swelling? .

Garment: You need to wear a compressive garment after chin liposuction to prevent swelling. If you don't by gravity post operative fluid will build up under your chin and when it gets ultimately absorbed, will leave irregularities or lumps. ...Read more

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Swelling and pain on my chin bone for 3 days now . Any suggestions?

Swelling and pain on my chin bone for 3 days now . Any suggestions?

Chin bone pain: I would start by seeing your dentist to see if the problem is dentally related (which is the most likely scenario, sight unseen). If it isn't, the next step would be to see your physician. ...Read more