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Swollen Yelid Inflammation
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
I have had my testicle removed a week ago. The incision now has swollen and and the area around it is hard. I have been prescribed anti inflammation.
Some doubt of gout.: Although gout is certainly one of the possibilities that could cause your swollen, red heel, it wouldn't be my first guess. A focused history and physical exam along with a blood test and x-ray would certainly narrow the possibilities. To remove all doubt, help yourself to the expertise of a specialist. ...Read more
Emergency! After I masterbated inflammation appeared proximal to the penis cap. It is swollen like ballon. What happened?
Here are some. ..: Have you been known to have tight long foreskin? If so, you might develop paraphimosis, which can be skillfully reduced with Doc although occasionally emergent dorsal incision of foreskin is needed with later circumcision. So, you're right and go to ER for immediate attention, care, and counseling so to handle current event & prevent recurrence. ...Read more
The lower part of my neck is swollen. Could that be a thyroid issue? We just got back from a long road trip. I didn't know if that is inflammation natural from sitting in a car for a couple days.
Doctor can check: If it's a thyroid problem, then the car trip would just be a coincidence. However, people who sit a lot on any kind of trip may get blood clots. The doctor will likely check to see if there is a blood clot that might be causing neck swelling. A tumor can also block blood flow, and cause neck swelling (and the car trip would again be a coincidence). It's time to see the doctor now, and not wait. ...Read more
I was perscribed antiobiotics against the urine inflammation, and some hours later I noticed that the redness on my penis is more swollen. Is thi norm?
I had a popcorn stuck in my molar. The inflammation has gone down but still, it is somewhat swollen and sensitive. Ithurts to brush/eat from there. Will the gum grow back?
Yes: If you had healthy gum before the popcorn incident then your gums will recover. ...Read more
May have congested: Nose. Flu symptoms can include fever, chills, sore throat, cough, headaches, nasal congestion marked aching of muscles and joints ; significant fatigue. When present, nausea, vomiting and loose stools are more often seen in children. Swelling of lips isn't usually anticipated. But if lips turn purple of blue - please seek medical care asap. ...Read more
I got diagnosed with epididymitis about 4 or 5 weeks ago. The doctor determined it to just be inflammation. Why are still swollen? And sore sometime
Inflammation: May be continuing at a lower level than previously, or simply this area of the body has not yet fully recovered from the insult. ...Read more
I had laproscopic myomectomy last Friday and have big swollen tummy (not bloated). Is this inflammation? L When will the sweeling subside?
My eyelid is red, painful, and slightly swollen. It looks like it's drooping. Is this myasthenia gravis or just inflammation of the eyelid?
It is a Sty: Most probably you have an acute hordeolum or sty which causes temporary drooping. Myasthenia gravis (mg) does not have red painful swollen eyelids. Mg may start with occasional drooping of eyelids or with speech problems. See an ophthalmologist for rx of your sty and possible blepharitis. ...Read more
I rolled my ankle in december, kept playing and it got swollen up my doctor said its inflammation but it still hurts today. Did I do permanent damage?
Red, slightly swollen patch around eye with mild weeping. Eye itself feels and works perfectly fine. Skin inflammation around one eye, mild but constant weeping and flaking. Eye itself feels fine and is working normally. Have noticed same small patch now
See: See your doctor-could be a reaction to something you put on that area. Your doctor can tell you the best way of treatiing it- whether you can use over the counter medication or need something stronger that will require a prescription. ...Read more
One side face swollen no pain. Dr did ultrasound which shows inflammation. Test for mumps and mono negative.
Shaved armpits (not the first time) coz'd irritation to the skin with small pimples. Inflammation healed but swollen ymph nodes appeared. Normal?
I have inflammation in the corner of my left eye on my skin size of a pea, red and raised, swollen. It doesn't hurt just appeared a few months ago.
Swollen knee cap. I am over fifty one day woke up with inflammation. Did mri. Oa was the result. Pain started at the back of knee resulting of swell?
I had a painful inflammation on my inner eye, behind the tear duct. It started to drain, but now my eyelids are swollen. What should I do?
3 weeks since infected tooth pulled swollen gland under jaw 2 months day 4 clindamycin finally reduced inflammation how many more days before normal?
Oral infection: It sounds like the antibiotic is working and your swelling is decreasing. You did not say anything about pain. Were you taking a different antibiotic after the extraction and before starting clindamycin? Talk to the extracting dentist about your healing and any concerns your have. They know your situation best and can give you the best advice. ...Read more
My right side neck gland swollen for 4 months. Swelled up after a a viral bug. Left side went down. I had blood work and a CT scan. They couldn't find what cause it but I do have inflammation. I get 2-3 sec. Painful twinges on occasion. What is it?
Need diagnosis: Although inflammation can cause swelling, one should ask if the swollen feet might have some other cause, such as heart failure. Heart failure is often the result of uncontrolled hypertension. Make sure your blood pressure is less than 130 systolic (the higher number) and that your doctor has checked you for heart failure. ...Read more
I have a toothache in my lower jaw, tonsil is swollen and sore on the same side can't see inflammation around the tooth, pain in root. What could it be?
Exam: Most likely you have an infection on the tooth. See your dentist as soon as possible so they can make the right diagnosis. ...Read more
My ankle is super swollen. I have a rash. Its itchy, red, and scaly in some parts, small blisters also. I think its eczema. Could this cause inflammation?
Right side of face swollen and numb, cold, threads in eyes, scabs in nose, swollen itchy scalp scabs and inflammation, swollen fingers&toes 19 f white?
Vague: Your symptoms are nonspecific and without a thorough history and physical, perhaps even some lab testing, it would be difficult to conclude what could be amiss. Time to follow up with a doctor! All the best! ...Read more
I am experiencing big toe pain (quality: warm to touch, pain in joint), toe swelling, foot tenderness to touch, toe inflammation, foot pain, foot...i have some gashes and alot of cuts on my feet big gash on big toe and there really red and swollen?
When will I be able to shave my pubic area? I'm recovering from vulvovaganitis. It's not swollen or inflammed anymore.
Shaving: If the area is no longer inflamed and you are on therapy, shaving should not be an issue. ...Read more