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Vermilion Border Swelling
There's painless white bumps across my vermilion border. I counted about 12. They've been growing and gave been there for more than 3 weeks. Help?
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
I've had an inflammed vermilion border for 6 months now. And I have no alleges. Is there any natural way to stop the inflammation. Maybe cream Ican by?
Treating lip eczema: Persistent chapped lips can be lip eczema, which may be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream (twice a day for 1 week) plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes lip balm or lip sunscreen chemicals cause an allergic reaction. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. A doctor can help. ...Read more
I have been experiencing swelling along my vermillion border on and off for the past month or so. Its accompanied by small skin coloured bumps. Ideas?
Oral Surgeon: Biopsy on vermilion border mid Dec. Totally benign. Punch biopsy almost 100% healed but white skin around the area. Normal?
Oral Bx: Best to have the oral surgeon whom did the bx see the area. ...Read more
Is this an ingrown toenail? My right big toe is swelling on the right side, but in the corner, it is not ingrown or swelling. Just on the right side border. Wondering, is this an ingrown toenail? It hurts to touch. Please note: the right side border of my
The size is importan: A 6 y/o may have a submental node or two normally, but they are usually small, smaller than 1/2 inch. When it is infected, it may be red and/or tender. It is extremely rare for a small child to have a cancer in the submental node only. A viral infection as the cause is a possibility. It may be a lymph node, but maybe a thyroglossal cyst if it is in the midline. I would have a doctor take a look. ...Read more
What area distal?: Vague question. Where was I&D done. Area distal to what? When you say distal in medicine you need to specify area distal to what anatomical body part you are referring to. Please give a little more detail ...Read more
Q is the A: Cells swell because fluids pass through the outer cell membrane. It may be caused by a myriad of situations. But your question is your answer: cells swell due to fluid shifts. Consult with proper specialist to fill in all the details. Good luck! ...Read more
Diet for intestines:
I wish there was more info provided about your condition that would help determining what foods to eat and which ones to avoid.
Since nothing is known about your condition, the best way to suggest would be - watch foods are known to make your intestines hurt and which ones don't. Caffeine, dairy, fat rich, fried foods are usually harder for the guts. In case of gluten intolerance - avoid gluten. ...Read more
R/O ABCESS/HEMATOMA: Seek evaluatIon to rule out ABCESS vs Hematoma ...Read more
What's the cause?: Your complain is very general. Things that cause that include severe allergic reactions, heart failure, severe malnutrition, severe fluid overload, sepsis, etc. Swelling is a very non-specific finding and has so many causes that identifying the cause takes more than 400 words allows me to help. If it is causing you problems, then getting a doctors opinion should give you peace of mind. ...Read more
lymph gland: Molluscum is causing the swelling of your childs lymph gland. ...Read more
Not uncommon: That can occur commonly. If it is uncomfortable, it can sometimes mean infection is present. If not painful and no discharge-- don't worry ...Read more
Re injured: If you have not allowed your ankle injury to heal properly then any new overuse or trauma will re-injure it. ...Read more
Treat the cause:
The swelling in the sinuses can be caused by allergy and infections. The best way to treat the swlling caused by chronic allergy is by nasal steroid sprays and antihistamines, in some cases short course of oral steroids
if there is coexisting infection use broad spectrum antibiotics alone or with steroids may need to be used. ...Read more
I assume: You mean swelling the right lower abdomen. Often this could be a symptom of bowel gas or constipation. If there is pain, tenderness, nausea, vomiting, fever, loss of appetite, etc. Then appendicitis can cause those symptoms. However, if it just feels a little puffy in the right lower abdomen it likely isn't appendicitis. See a doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more
First 24-48 hrs: Vaser liposuction uses ultrasound energy to help facilitate traditional liposuction. With any kind of liposuction there will be some postoperative swelling. Most of it goes away in the first month. Then it may take another five months for the rest of the swelling to go away completely. I usually tell patients they can stand in front of the mirror and see final results at about six months. ...Read more
Too Vague: The 'pubic area' could encompass any number of areas. The reasons for swelling in any of these areas would be different depending on exactly where that swelling is, when it started, pain, anything make it worse, anything make it better? All of these are necessary to help from a doctors point of view. ...Read more
Depends: It depends in part on the part of the spine involved. When nerve roots are involved, it usually involves pain, numbness, or weakness along the distribution of the nerve in the arm or leg. If it is the spinal cord itself, then swelling can lead to numbness, weakness, clumsiness, loss of bowel and bladder control, and even paralysis and/or respiratory arrest. ...Read more
Edema: Edema is the term that is used when referring to spinal cord swelling. This can occur, for example, after an injury. At the cellular level, this means that the cell membranes become 'leaky' and some of the intracellular fluid spills out. This leads to additional pressure on the surrounding nerves. There are two main types-cytotoxic and vasogenic edema. This depends on the cause of injury. ...Read more
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