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Swelling On Right Side Of Body
Burning sensation, and tingling and swelling in right side of body. Hand arm leg an feet. What could that be?
Parasthesias: Some type of upper motor neuron lesion such as stroke. You should seek medical evaluation asap. ...Read more
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
Swelling down the right side of my body. Pain in right shoulder. Hard to breathe when I raise it. No tingling or pain anywhere else. What could this be?
Ultrasound scan: It is difficult to comment without a thorough examination. The symptoms may be caused by inflammation in the muscle and cartilage or it could be something more obscure such as a clot in your axillary or subclavian vein. Please see your doctor so you can get further investigations such as blood tests or Ultrasound scan done to determine the cause ...Read more
My 4 year old seems to have very slight swelling on the right side of her body. Most noticeable on her right cheek and even in her toes and fingers.
Workup mgt: This is a serious symptom potentially and should be checked by your PCP. When you are in the office, please have the PCP check her cardiac exam, and perform a BP check. ...Read more
I have a little swelling on the right side of my body just above my hip. It isn't sore, however it does have a burning sensation. What could this be?
Needs evaluation: It is not possible to offer individual diagnosis in this forum. A swelling would need to be seen and palpated (felt) to properly determine what it is. ...Read more
My 19 year old daughter has recently started having joint pain on both sides of the body and swelling on the right side of her body. Any ideas>?
Need an evaluation: She needs to see a rheumatologist to see if there's an underlying inflammatory process ...Read more
No: Stroke doesn't cause such, but you need to be seen for better management, your question isn't descriptive enough, good luck ...Read more
Face swelling on right side with headache above eye brows as well as body pain. Weight gain also noticed to my wife.?
See your doctor: Could be a sinus infection, or something even more serious. ...Read more
Constant swelling on the left side of my body only for the last several years. Swelling to the painful extent. Any clue as to possible causes?
Many causes: Most severe possibilities are stroke, ms. Best to have your primary care doctor examine you. ...Read more
Half my body on the right side it swelling upper my medal my chest having pain doesn't go away painful or miles comes and go?
Try: A little more to get this in proper english. We'd be gals to help but this needs to be re-written. Please get some help in wrting this so we can help. ...Read more
I'm 48 women, I experienced right side swelling of my face and my body as well for one week when I woke up in the morning that disperse after 2 hrs! ?
See doctor: Only on one side of the body is concerning. Better see your doctor for an exam and thus a diagnosis for treatment options ...Read more
Inflammation: The inflammatory process associated with SLE does not always appear symmetrical. ...Read more
What could cause lymphnodes in both sides of neck to swell? And what other tests are done to check for swelling of other lymphs in body? Swollen 3 yea
Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and they enlarge in response to inflammation when they react. If no problem, they shrink. Biopsy for concerns. ...Read more
Swelling, tingling an numbness on left side of the body only aware of pinched nerve, however swelling an constant feel of pins an needles are recent.
Tingling: Tingling and numbness that affects half of the body (which most people mean as including an upper limb, a lower limb, one side of the trunk, and sometimes one half of the face) can be caused by a problem in the brain or spinal cord. A pinched nerve can not cause those sorts of problems. Swelling of half the body is very uncommon. Such problems should be evaluated by a primary care doctor (family practice or internal medicine) who can help determine if a specialist is needed. ...Read more
I've got significant swelling on both sides of my body but the right side is much more swollen. As well as feeling of fullness in abdomen, what could?
Need clarification: You need to have an a evaluation by your physician to say the reason for your swelling. I assume you're discussing ...Read more
Still got swelling right side abdomen ten days post laparoscopy. Dr said body is trying to push out the stitches. What does this mean?
Likely normal: I do not know what surgery you had, or if the swelling you describe is located at one of the surgical sites. Swelling after any surgery is normal, and it can take a few weeks for swelling at a healing scar to resolve. It can depend on the size & location of the incision, what sutures were used, etc. Follow the directions of your surgeon. ...Read more
Small pane on the upright side of the calf no swelling, color change or heat other then normal body heat I can walk no problem just tinder to touch?
Had an issue with swelling on one side of my body. All bloodwork normal except two tests showed I'm anemic and my sed rate was 3x the normal rate. Tired?
More work up: You are 22 years old. Female. You note body swelling on 1/2. Sed rate elevated and you have weakness or tired. You may need more work up. The sed rate is non specific. If you do not feel better ask your doctor to do a lyme titer and cbc. For your own homework talk to parents see if any new bites this summer, did you have rashes etc. Hope you feel better. ...Read more
I have swelling across body and have gain 4kg weight in last 4 days post parathyroid surgery under general ansthesia is this common side effect?
I have numbness and swelling of my extremities on my right side. My toenails on the right side of my body keep getting thicker but not longer. Ideas?
Is it possible to have damaged my muscle tissue? I've encountered a swollen lymph node, swelling in the hip and pain in one side of the body
4 days post Lap. Hysterectomy inc cervix & ovaries also removed endometrial plaques/adhesions. I awoke today w/severe swelling entire rt side of body?
The severity. ..: Of your post-operative swelling warrants a call to your surgeon, who knows exactly what procedure was performed and with what findings. We can only guess, but would urge that you don't ignore the problem. ...Read more
Can you tell me if the side effects from a salt load infusion is body swelling, face, legs, ankles, hands. A week later still?
It would have to be several liters/bags
if you are/were ill in order to recieve the infusion, then it is more likely that your blood vessels were "leaky" and the fluid seeped out and under your skin. The body usually gets rid of it as you get better.
But it could be part of the adrenal problem you seem to be getting tests for. ...Read more
Hi doctor I've s swelling on left hand side of my body just under rib cage which is sore all over that area?
See your doctor!: If you are referring to the spleen area, it's important that you get evaluated by your PCP so they can do a thorough abdominal examination, and get more medical, social, travel, trauma, sexual history from you to determine what is swelling and why it's swelling. This may involve lab testing& imaging too. So, don't delay. If it's still painful over this area, it won't get better faster w/o med care. ...Read more
Tender small spot on left last rib above hip bone on the side of my body more towards my back. I can feel a small lump or swelling possibly in the skin it feels like. What causes this area to be so tender to touch? It doesn't hurt to breath move cough etc
See ans: You could have a skin lesion and this could be a cyst or fatty tumor. Best is to see if it changes in size or shape or painful or tender and consult with your doctor. ...Read more
Severe tinnitus 6 years. Fullness in left side of my head, body aches, lymph node swelling in neck & behind ear. MRI's, blood negative. Help pls.
Direct Dx needed: Please see an md for a full physical, the internet is inappropriate for a complete answer. Best of luck! ...Read more
Hmmm: Depends where the swelling is located, the time to onset, the size, severity and duration of the pain. A good start to figure this out would be to see your doctor, and possibly get a chest x-ray if the cause isn't readily apparent. ...Read more
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