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Sinus Infection Swollen Eyelid
I have a sinus infection i started augmentin wedsnday and my eyelid is still a lil swollen when will the swelling go down please help?
Probably.: If your eyelid continues to swell, especially if the eye becomes red you would need to be re-evaluated to rule out an orbital cellulitis. There are bacteria that can be resistant to Augmentin and if the condition continues to progress the antibiotic may need to be switched. Worst case scenario is an orbital cellulitis requiring intravenous antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Left eyelid twitches and feels swollen underneath eye but isn't. Sinus issues. Eye dr said eyes are perfect. No sinus infection. Should I be worried?
Myokymia: Random twitching of an eyelid, which is benign, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle). Ocular myokymia, is quite common and self-limited, it can last a few minutes to a few days. It can be caused by stress, dry eyes, fatigue, caffeine, and lack of sleep. Reduce intake of alcohol/tobacco/caffeine, get rest, reduce stress, tx eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen eyelid in : Presence of sinus infection strongly suggests see a doc right away. Sinus infxn may have spread to soft tissues around the eye (periorbital cellulitis) which needs immediate attention & treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with a really bad sinus infection yesturday morning. Eye is swollen. Is it ok to go swimming today or how long should I wait?
Wait: You should wait until you are feeling better and the infection is cleared up- probably a few days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Bottom Lip has been swollen for 30 hrs for no reason I'm getting a sinus infection but idk if its related? I do have a knot under skin on chin?
Lip: The lip usually swells in response to something be it allergic or infection. Sometimes people bite their lip in their sleep for example. You should get it checked out to see what it is. ...Read more
Think I have a sinus infection. My right actual eyeball is starting to look swollen and bigger then the other. Can it be from sinus infection?
Possible; concerning: The usual sinus infection should not cause your eye to protrude out/make it swollen, unless abscess forming and pushing up thus pushing the eyeball forward. Because of much inflammation, some swelling/edema of the lid is common. Since your description is quite concerning due to eye involvement, i recommend seeing doc asap for eval and treatment. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a sinus infection. Was given a Zpak, didn't work. Given Augmented Amoxicillin, that worked. Now cervical & auxilery nodes are swollen. Any ideas?
Axillary nodes: are not typically enlarged due to sinus infections. Another cause should be considered. Your primary care healthcare practitioner should be able to help you sort it out. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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