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How to reduce facial swelling after surgery?

How to reduce facial swelling after surgery?

Ice and Advil: You do not mention what type of surgery. Dental? Plastic surgery? In general intermittent use of ice, advil and limiting activity are the usual advice given. ...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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How do I get rid of facial swelling after surgery?

How do I get rid of facial swelling after surgery?

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. ...Read more

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Any recommended drugs, herbs, food to treat facial swelling after dental surgery?

Any recommended drugs, herbs, food to treat facial swelling after dental surgery?

Call and: Call and discuss this with the dentist who actually performed the surgery. No home remedies other than ice applied to the area for the first 24 hours only. ...Read more

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How long does it take for facial swelling to go down after a bone graft surgery?

How long does it take for facial swelling to go down after a bone graft 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. ...Read more

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Does chronic glomerulonephritis increase the risk of facial swelling following lower face lift surgery?

Does chronic glomerulonephritis increase the risk of facial swelling following lower face lift surgery?

Facelift Swelling: Any medical condition causing swelling can increase edema following a facelift. Your pmd should be part of the team looking after you making sure you are in optimal condition and a good candidate for plastic surgery. ...Read more

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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

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

Facelift ; Kidney : I would think that your history of swelling elsewhere would certainly also apply to your face following facelift surgery. It however is not an independent contraindication for surgery - just that it will take a bit longer for recovery. ...Read more

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A 31 year old male with abcess/decayed teeth came to ER 3 days ago and was treated with penicillin. Now has extreme facial swelling. After 3 days of treatment, patient'spain has increased and swelling is increasing even with antinflammatory treatment. Pat

Hello. : Hello. The man needs dental or oral surgery care asap. I could not find free or sliding fee scale dental care in stanfield, north carolina. But i did find that stanfield is in stanly county. Stanly country has the stanly county health department which is located at 1000 n. First street, suite 3, albemarle, nc). Clinic fees are based on the patient’s household income. Clinic fees are reduced for those with less income. They do not take private insurance. Health department clinical hours are m-f, 8:30am-4:00pm; health department office hours, m-f 8:30am-5:00pm; environmental health hours are 8:30am-5:00pm; animal control hours are m-f, 9:30am-4:00pm & sat. 10:00am-12:00noon; dental clinic hours are: m-th, 7:30am - 5:30pm. Dental clinic office hours are: m-th, 8:00am-5:30pm & f, 8:00am-11:30am. There are no dental clinic hours on fridays. You need to make an appointment by calling 704-986-3099. You need to bring the following with you: proof of household income, identification, and medicare/medicare card, check, or cash. If you have no form of assistance and can not contribute any money what so ever for the dental/ medical care that you will be receiving - i don't know what to suggest. You could ask them about other options if you aren't able to assist at all for the cost of treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have facial swelling 2 days after a root canal?

No: Regardless of what stage of treatment you are at, any level of swelling is not "normal". Whether you are not on antibiotics or not, it would be best to contact your treating dentist for specific professional advise with your condition. ...Read more

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What causes major facial swelling after a root canal?

What causes major facial swelling after a root canal?

Infection: This sounds like a serious dental infection that requires immediate dental care. Call and see the dentist who is treating you right away. If he\she is not available and has no covering dentist, see a physician ( 24/7 medical facility doctor or er of hospital) as serious infections can be life threatening. ...Read more

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Facial Swelling (Definition)

Facial swelling is a clinical finding in which the skin or muscles around the face retains ...Read more


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