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Should you get a swollen face a day after a car accident?

Should you get a swollen face a day after a car accident?

See a doctor: Swelling of the face after trauma could signal a significant injury such as facial fracture. Please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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Taxol (Definition)

Taxol or Paclitaxel is a chemotheaputic drug which is used to treat a variety of cancers including lung, breast, ovarian and head and neck cancers. It works by interfering with cell division. It is produced by a fungus that lives in a ...Read more


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Swollen face and fever after dentist work what can be the problem?

Swollen face and fever after dentist work what can be the problem?

Possible infection: Both swelling and fever are classic indications of an infection. However, since we have little information to go on as to what treatment you had and for what, we can't know for sure. The swelling could be from the injection and the fever could be unrelated to your dental treatment. However, since it might be an infection, you need to see your dentist asap for an evaluation. ...Read more

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After a recent epidural steroid injection, i developed a really flushed and swollen face. Is this dangerous? Or is it a commonplace thing?

After a recent epidural steroid injection, i developed a really flushed and swollen face. Is this dangerous? Or is it a commonplace thing?

Normal side effect: This will pass after a few weeks at the most. I would discuss with your doctor to either reduce the dose if you need this next time or consider non-steroidal options. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a swollen face still 3 days after getting four wisdom teeth surgically extracted?

Is it normal to have a swollen face still 3 days after getting four wisdom teeth surgically extracted?

WNL: It is within normal limits, and depend on the severity of your surgery. Speak to your oral surgeon for further guidance. ...Read more

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Iv been abusing laxatives for the past 3 months. after stopping i started to wake up with a swollen face and hands .. what may be the cause ?

Iv been abusing laxatives for the past 3 months. after stopping i started to wake up with a swollen face and hands .. what may be the cause ?

Metabolic: dyYou are purging with laxative and need to see both a medical physician and a psychologist. Multiple causes: none of them good. Time to get real and get checked. ...Read more

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Could a swollen face caused due to chronic sinusitis disappear for a month post an abortion? I have heard infections disappear\increase after pregnanc

Could a swollen face caused due to chronic sinusitis disappear for a month post an abortion? I have heard infections disappear\increase after pregnanc

Seems unlikely: It does not seem likely that having an abortion would have significantly impacted your chronic sinusitis. Pregnancy can worsen sinus problems due to hormonal changes in the mucosal tissue. Seek treatment for the sinusitis. ...Read more

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What does it mean a swollen face?

Facial Swelling: A variety of mild to serious disorders, diseases and conditions can lead to face swelling. Swelling can result from infections, allergies, medications, trauma and malignancy (cancer). ...Read more

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I have swollen face for a while now..Not sure what it is. What should I do?

I have swollen face for a while now..Not sure what it is. What should I do?

ALLERGY SINUSITIS: Most likely you have allergy sinusitis , or you could be having a chronic sinusitis try to take allergy medicine like zyrtec or Benadryl at night since it could make you drowsy if persistent you might need to see ENT specialist some people benefit from saline nasal spray, some suggest local honey from your local farmer market. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Swollen Face (Definition)

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