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What Is The Reason Behind Sudden Swelling Of The Eyelid
Swollen eyelid: Another cause could be preseptal cellulitis, whereby an small infection, such as a stye, starts to spread throughout the eyelid. This needs to be treated right away wtih oral antibiotics, since this infection may spread into the orbit and brain. See your local ophthalmologist immediately if you suspect this cause! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Many possible: Multiple causes are possible. Most common would be sinus disease, migraine, or eyestrain from overuse of the eyes for prolonged reading or computer use. Thyroid disease, growths behind the eyes, are much less likely causes. If the pains persist, you should see an ophthalmologist, and if the eye exam is normal, your regular doctor may refer to ENT or neurology. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
EustachianTubeBlocke: Assuming that you're referring to painless pressure, it may be due to blockage of your eustachian tube which can be congested due to allergies or cold. Best way to get around this, besides time, is an allergy medication, eg antihistamine +/- decongestant. If pressure is painful, you may have otitis media or middle ear infection. We used to prescribe antibiotics but are shying away for this conditi. ...Read more
Lump likely gland: Many of the lymph nodes around the body will swell if they notice irritation or infection near their position. There are many located in the soft tissues of the head and neck.They are pea sized at rest and enlarge when they are stimulated. Most stay larger for a few weeks before shrinking back to resting size. ...Read more
Many causes: Red cheeks can be a sign of sunburn, rosacea, cellulitis, acne, lupus, side effects of medications (flushing symptoms), dermatitis due to topical preparations/soaps/lotions, signs of viral infection (exanthems), just to name a few. Get to a doctor so they can look at this and begin to tender a diagnosis. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Pain could be due to different reasons. A thorough history and physical exam and possibly some laboratory and radiology exams may help to determine the right cause. Pain may be due to: trauma (fracture, sprains, arthritis, ulcers), infection, metabolic conditions (gout), biomechanical abnormality, blood clot, nerve damage (neuropathy) and etc. Get evaluated and get the appropriate care. ...Read more
My right eye is having a teary eye. There is a little swelling in the little hole in the eye. What is the cause of this?
Many possibilities: Tearing can be caused by blockage of the tear drain, which is probably what you refer to as the hole in the eye. Swelling can be one of the reasons that the hole is blocked. The underlying causes are so many, please get a proper evaluation by an eye care professional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sinus Infection?: There are several things which could cause your symptoms. Sinus infection or sinus pain from allergies are the most common. Other causes could be more serious: tooth infection (can refer to area around eye), osteomyelitis (infection of bones of face-potentially lethal), nerve pain, etc. A good history & physcial exam including an osteopathic hands-on exam might help find the cause & maybe fix it. ...Read more
Intercostal neuritis: It will go awayGet a more detailed answer ›
Disc displacement: When your lower jaw goes to far back the disc is squeezed forward resulting in a displaced disc that will prevent you from being able to open. You will need to see a dentist to unlock the joint area by having you bite on an appliance that will distract your lower jaw down and reposition the disc which will allow easy opening or normal. ...Read more
Facial & ankle edema: Swelling symptoms can be caused by a wide variety of infections, inflammation, trauma, cancer, and cardiovascular disorders, kidney disorders. Organs and lymph nodes regulate the balance of fluids that circulate throughout the body. Various conditions that affect organ function can tilt the balance so that fluid is retained and starts leaking into the surrounding tissues. You need to see an md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to have a boil outside the eye crease which causes the swelling of the whole eye crease?
Sudden pain attacks at the right side behind the ear area of the head. what could it be the cause of the pain?
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