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I got a tick bite on my penis and im to scared to tell anyone but when i took it off it started to turn red and itch and swell just want to know if im ok theres no bulls eye and i don't have the tick

I got a tick bite on my penis and im to scared to tell anyone but when i took it off it started to turn red and itch and swell just want to know if im ok theres no bulls eye and i don't have the tick

I : I agree with the other doctor who wrote to you. It's important to talk with someone about this, because ticks are known to carry a number of infections, such as lyme disease, babesia, and other bacterias. Generally they are slow growing infections and the symptoms can sneak up on you, or come and go over time. It would be a good idea to discuss this with your parents or a doctor. They might decide to give you a few weeks of antibiotic treatment to prevent a chronic infection. Take care dr. Tedde rinker los altos, ca. ...Read more

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Saliva (Definition)

The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more


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Hayfever : swollen eyes (itching)and swollen face.how to cure.any medication for it.

Hayfever : swollen eyes (itching)and swollen face.how to cure.any medication for it.

Antihistamine now!: When you have acute symptoms, take an antihistamine by mouth, such as cetirizine 10mg (Zyrtec) or fexofenadine (Allegra) 180mg, cold compresses to eyelids and face, also eye drops such as ketotifen. If this does not do the job, see a physician. If it happens often, you should see an allergist/immunologist. ...Read more

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Ok d so i woke up with swollen face and eyes.What could have caused this?

Ok d so i woke up with swollen face and eyes.What could have caused this?

Allergy or edema: Facial and eye swelling may be from an allergic reaction, especially if there is also itching. Swelling can also be from retaining fluid, which tends to build up in the face overnight and in the feet during the day due to gravitational effects. Sometimes swelling could be from a developing eye infection, more so if there is eyelid tenderness, redness, crusting or discharge around the eyes. ...Read more

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What can cause terrible joint pain, along with a swollen face and eyes?

What can cause terrible joint pain, along with a swollen face and eyes?

Inflammation: You have symptoms of inflammation that may be caused by an infection or an autoimmune condition. There are other less common causes like neoplastic conditions. You definitely need to see a doctor in person to begin a work up of your condition. Expect some tests to be involved. ...Read more

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Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

Allergic reaction.: I am concerned that you may be experiencing a hypersensitivity reaction to something, or at the very least, you are having some type of infection. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the short term, but see your physician for an exam and possible labwork in the next day or 2. ...Read more

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Whole face swollen, eyes closed due to swelling. Had abscess on head for 3 days, needs asvice for my swollen face and my eyes. Thanks a lot?

Whole face swollen, eyes closed due to swelling. Had abscess on head for 3 days, needs asvice for my swollen face and my eyes. Thanks a lot?

Urgent: This can be a facial cellulitis (skin infection) and that is an emergency. You should seek medical care immediately if you have not yet had medical care. If you are not under treatment the infection, if present, can spread to the veins leading to the brain. ...Read more

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Swollen eyelids making difficult to open the eyes and swollen face during summer time in UK.itching dark swollen eyes and swollen cheeks.how to cure it?

Swollen eyelids making difficult to open the eyes and swollen face during summer time in UK.itching dark swollen eyes and swollen cheeks.how to cure it?

Allergy: Itching and swelling are common symptoms of allergy. One might start by identifying and avoiding the offending allergen. Anti-allergy tablets can be helpful. Rinsing out the eyes and nose with water a few times per day can help. Ice packs can help relieve swelling and itching. If these strategies are not effective, one should see a doctor in person. ...Read more

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What are the remedies for swollen face and eyes. Thank you.

What are the remedies for swollen face and eyes. Thank you.

Need more info: Not enough information. Please restate your question and give more info on the problem and symptoms. ...Read more

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My 9month old baby has two sticky eyes and a swollen face on one side this morning? He has just started nursery.

My 9month old baby has two sticky eyes and a swollen face on one side this morning?  He has just started nursery.

Contact Peds ASAP: Eye infections in babies can be very serious, and swelling in the face could indicate cellulitis (infection spreading into the face). Please contact your pediatrician immediately regarding this, as antibiotics may be immediately necessary. Also take note that this can be highly contagious, even to adults. ...Read more

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Swollen Face (Definition)

Facial swelling is the build-up of fluid in the tissues of the face. Swelling may ...Read more


Tick Bite (Definition)

A circular rash at the site of a tick bite may be a sign of ...Read more