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Reducing Facial Swelling After Surgery
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
Facial Swelling Tips: Swelling after surgery is minimized by elevating the area, normal blood pressure, no nausea or vomiting, stop taking nsaid's, antioxidants, and some vitamins and supplements that can cause bruising 2 wks before and after, and low salt diet. And if advised massage and elastic wraps.See 1 more doctor answer
Does chronic glomerulonephritis increase the risk of facial swelling following lower face lift surgery?
Facial swelling: The swelling that is normally expected is usually proportional to the surgery involved. swelling around the mouth, cheeks, eyes, and sides of the face is not uncommon. this is the body's normal reaction to surgery and eventual repair. the swelling will not become apparent until the day following surgery and will not reach its maximum until 2-3 days post-operatively. use frozen pea packs.See 2 more doctor answers
Does chronic glomerulonephritis increase the risk of facial swelling following lower face lift surgery? I suffer from chronic glomerulonephritis which causes my knees, feet and face to swell occasionally. Would a lower face lift provoke a swelling episode
I am experiencing facial swelling and eye swelling 11 months post op upper jaw reinforcement surgery titanium plates.
Eye and fAce swellin: It is hard to tell what is going on with your limited description of what you had done. Was your maxilla or orbit broken and fixed? Please provide a little more information so I could answer the question with more certainty. It is not very normal to have a lot of swelling around plates that were placed for facial fractures.
Facial swelling: Face swelling can be caused by inflammation, allergies, trauma or infection in the tissues of the face. Facial swelling can be due to relatively mild conditions, such as a sinus infection, or a serious or life-threatening condition, such as analphylactic shock, that should be immediately evaluated in an emergency setting...
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.
Directly No: Facial swelling can only be indirectly linked to "diabetes' if there is an diabetes related causes for fluid retention for exp. Diabetes related kidney disease. Another might be hypothyroidism related to thyroid autoimunity.. A few patients can be particularly salt senitive and retain facial fluid that recedes after assumption of the upright position. Liver and heart issues can do so.
Many possibilities: There can be multiple causes for facial swelling. Depending on the location of the face, the duration, the reason for onset, etc. Many possibilities exist. Allergy, infection, trauma, autoimmune to name a few. Suggest you schedule a visit with your primary care doc or a healthtap prime or concierge appt to get a more accurate assessment.
Depends: It is a function of what the underlying issue is. It could be anywhere between a few days and forever. Get it evaluated by a dentist or physician asap as infection often presents this way and can lead to serious consequences if left untreated.See 1 more doctor answer
It isn't hereditary: Not every thing is hereditary. And sometimes this is a complication from another illness.
GH use: Growth hormones works on the tissues and both symptoms are possible. Consultation is necessary
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