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Why Does My Nose Swell Up Sometimes
Many possibilities: The most likely reason would be a yeast infection. However, it could also be an allergic reaction from exposure to soap, doedorant (found in some tampons/pads), laundry detergents, spermicides, etc. Other possibilities would include std's such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, or hpv. Finally, there are dermatologic conditions like lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, padgets disease, and others. ...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
Veins and lymph: Swelling in the lower extremity has many different causes. This can range from weak veins to an arthritic condition of that area. Different activities can make the condition worse or make the swelling go down depending on the condition. Some things to consider: is there any pain or tenderness or is there a color change. ...Read more
Temporalis muscle: is the primary muscle which pulls the mandible & lower molar teeth up against the maxilla & upper molar teeth. This muscle tensing when you clench your teeth while chewing is probably what you are feeling. ...Read more
Increased Pressure: Increased vascular pressure associated with throwing up can cause nose bleeds and esophageal bleeds, which then leak stomach acidic fluid into the chest cavity and can cause sudden heart attack. I suspect you might be fighting bulimia. With bulimia, you can appear 'fine' and die anyway, due to the aforementioned cause. Seek help! (oa, cbt & meds for eating disorders!)). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Face: Maybe because it is slightly swollen. If you sleep on your side or face down it can cause minor swelling. Try sleeping propped up on two pillows. Reduce the amount of salt in your foods.Drink some caffeinated tea at mid day and add celery. onions and eggplant to you diet. They act as natural diuretics. ...Read more
Mouth open!?: Do you sleep with your mouth open? Also do you drool at night? This signs have been associated with obstructive sleep apnea? So how is your sleep? It is not a problem, but i would make sure you keep your dental visits regularly (dry mouth can increase the risk of dental carries). ...Read more
Stretching...: ...Of the muscles that move the eyes, and possibly of the optic nerve as well. ...Read more
Decongestant : Most pain in or around an eye is from sinusitis or headache. Pain reliever and decongestant should relieve it. If not, or if it is getting worse, go see your doctor. It could also be due to an eye problem such an inflammation in (called uveitis) or around the eye. You need to see an eye doctor to really rule this out. ...Read more
Possibly arthritis: You may have an inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritris or another condition that can have arthritis(swollen joint(s)) as part of the condition. Infection (active infection or your body's response to an infection somewhere else in your body recently) can also cause hand and joint swelling depending on how quickly it began and how long it's been swollen. See your doctor soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i sit or lay down, my nose is stopped up with mucus when i get up to blow my nose, the mucus goes away why is that?
Stuffy nose: When you lower your head, the turbinates (normal structures in your nose) will swell, but they will go down in size when you are upright. During an infection, we have people prop up their heads to minimize this type of stuffiness. ...Read more
Probable: allergies!! should be evaluated ( what's inside your PILLOWS!!!!) Use a anti-histamine/decongestive at bedtime (eg Xyrtec -D) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Joint, soft tissue: There can be a lot of reasons. You could have arthritis issues. You could have neurologic issues such as carpal tunnel. You could have vascular issues. You could have endocrine issues. You need to discuss these and other possibilities with your physician and get the appropriate evaluation ...Read more
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