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Brother has been in the hospital since Saturday bad headache, swollen eyes ,vomit high fever could he have migraine doctor done test but all negative?

Brother has been in the hospital since Saturday bad headache, swollen eyes ,vomit high fever could he have migraine doctor done test but all negative?

Meningitis: Migraines do not give you high fever. He needs a lumbar puncture if not done. If this is negative then its viral meningitis....so it doesn't mean theres not diagnosis when you don't find anything. ...Read more

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Swollen cheek area very red and swollen under eye what could this be?

Swollen cheek area very red and swollen under eye what could this be?

Dental Infection?: It could be the spread of an infection from a tooth or periodontal (gum) abscess. See a dentist as soon as possible. If it's not dental in origin, your dentist will refer you to a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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My husband has mumps and is feeling numbness on his left (swollen) cheek. He is also has slight blurred vision in his left eye. Is this normal?

My husband has mumps and is feeling numbness on his left (swollen) cheek. He is also has slight blurred vision in his left eye. Is this normal?

Cheek normal: It is not uncommon to have some numbness in the area of swelling when you have mumps due to nerve irritation. the visual blurring is not normal. He should see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I woke up with my eye purple and swollen shut. It hurts and gave me a headache. What could it be?

I woke up with my eye purple and swollen shut. It hurts and gave me a headache. What could it be?

Bruise, insect bite: Viral or bacterial infection, foreign body all need to be considered. If your sleep is disturbed and you're taking strong pain and anti-nausea drugs you may be dealing with other medical issues as well. Bottom line: an eye swollen needs attention right away. A call to your local er or your pcp are good places to start. ...Read more

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I have swollen eyelids and a headache behind my eyes.. I've had this for about four days now. What could it be?

I have swollen eyelids and a headache behind my eyes.. I've had this for about four days now. What could it be?

Opthalmology consult: You should consult your pcp or an ophtahalmologist right away. You could be having something benign such as allergies, an infection in the lacrimal glands, or some other medical issue. ...Read more

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My left eye feels sunken in and i have a swollen pocket under my eye?

My left eye feels sunken in and i have a swollen pocket under my eye?

Infection or sinus: Swelling under the eye is usually from an infection of the eyelids (tenderness and redness also), an allergy type problem of the eye or skin (usually itching also), orbital inflammation (pain especially with eye movement), or sinus disease. Sleeping with the head elevated and ice may help reduce the swelling. If it persists, you may need an exam to diagnosis the underlying problem. ...Read more

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My eyes hurt and one of my eyes was swollen last night, and I have a slight headache?

My eyes hurt and one  of my eyes was swollen last night, and I have a slight headache?

Infection?: Need a history- for example trauma, broken tooth, etc. But you may have a sinus infection or an abscessed tooth. There could be other issues and i would not hesitate seeing a doctor. ...Read more

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