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Doctor insights on: Swelling Near Forehead

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Dr. David Schleimer
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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 to reduce forehead swelling from impact?

How to reduce forehead swelling from impact?

Ice: Cold at first, with alleve or equivalent twice a day. Apply cold packs for 10-15 minutes. ...Read more

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How can you reduce forehead swelling from an impact?

How can you reduce forehead swelling from an impact?

Ice/Advil: If the trauma is causing swelling, ice and an anti-inflammatory would be appropriate. If sleepiness, confusion or other changes in mental status are noted, see an md or go to er asap. ...Read more

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I gat a swelling on my forehead which I have been treating..I applied ice to it and d skin round d swelling turned ligther dan oda parts..what do I do?

I gat a swelling on my forehead which I have been treating..I applied ice to it and d skin round d swelling turned ligther dan oda parts..what do I do?

Swelling: If this wasn't caused by injury, it could be an inclusion cyst. If it developed after a blow to the forehead, it most likely is a hematoma(blood collection under the skin) which is treated with cold applications(to stop the bleeding) for a couple of days and then warm applications which helps break it down. However It's best to be examined by a physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Huge goose egg on my 1 year olds forehead from a bite. what can i do to make the swelling go down?

Huge goose egg on my 1 year olds forehead from a bite. what can i do to make the swelling go down?

ER: Get to the ER or urgent care now. If it is as you describe, this warrants attention now. No time to take a chance with one so little. Go Now. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have had a manageable but deep pressure feeling in the wide/middle of my forehead, & now there is actual swelling across by eyebrow line. Any tips?

Forehead: The new appearance of the swelling will have to be evaluated to see if it is associated with the frontal headache. Not knowing your age, other health issues, if the swelling is discolored, soft or firm, painful to touch, etc leaves one at a disadvantage to make intelligent guessing. Best to see your family doctor or ophthalmologist who can begin the evaluation and put your anxiety to rest. ...Read more

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