Questions tagged [swelling]
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Spider Bite : Swelling every 12 months - why? [closed]
My father was bitten by a spider on the left side of his forehead in 1989 while visiting America. The type of spider was never identified but the swelling was severe (almost baseball sized). He ...
Walking and running for venis varicose
Veins varicose occurs in the people, who walk slowly (slow walking is also known as "standing" and there is a question asking for how much of slow walking is bad) for the long time. I however see that ...
Root canal therapy for diabetes patient?
If someone has the symptoms of the damaged nerve and should undergo a root canal therapy: Is there any risk for a diabetes patient to undergo this procedure?
Do nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) decrease or increase swelling during the acute phase of a tendon injury?
I have read contradictory statements regarding whether nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) decrease or increase swelling during the acute phase of a tendon injury. E.g., http://emedicine....
What would cause a fat face but skinny body? Collagen? [closed]
Trying to understand how this would occur - why would someone's face be fat (either in general or compared to body) when the rest of their body is toned/lean/skinny. Ive observed this personally for ...
How serious is thyroid swelling while on medication for Graves Disease?
Last month I suffered a bout of severe muscle weakness that led to a diagnosis of hyperthyroidism caused by Graves Disease. I am currently on medication but yesterday I noticed that a visible bulge ...
If compression socks increases the blood circulation and this is good for swelling, then how comes it is said ice is good for swelling?
“Cold slows down blood flow to an injury, thereby reducing pain and swelling. Cold therapy slows circulation. It should be used if the area is swollen or bruised.” “Compression stockings are used to ...
Ice vs Massage for swelling
I recently sprained my ankle causing impressive/alarming swelling. Dispite the swelling it was not significantly painful i.e I could bear weight with out problem and had reasonable movement without ...
Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney & Liver Disease
My Mother is having ADPKD in both kidney and liver. Is there any medicine for this disease. Over the time, the liver has swelled a bit and the bulge is quite visible. I recently took her to doctor ...
Scrotal swelling affecting a child [closed]
I would like to know any better remedies except operation available for scrotal swelling in a child ? My sister's son is affected with this... why does it occur for 1 and half year child? And is ...
Why are we advised to put an ice pack on a swelling? [closed]
The idea behind it is that the ice pack reduces blood flow to the injury, but why is that a good thing? Shouldn't we leave this fundamental type of injury to mother nature to deal with, as our ...
I went through surgery and IM nail was placed in my leg, removed fear of infection because the OP site refused to close completely,
I had an accident over 1 year and 4 months ago and till today the OP site has not completely closed, although while dressing it I have seen some tiny bone fragments coming out about 5 times and it ...
Odd leg swelling
34 year old male. Had a long flight to Cancun Dec 2015, when I arrived my feet and lower legs began to get extremely swollen and red and put me out of commission for the first 3 or 4 days of my ...
How to distinguish swelling resulting from a tendinopathy affecting an epicondyle from the normal shape of the arm?
http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Bursitis/bursitis_ff.asp says: Bursitis and tendinitis are both common conditions that cause swelling around muscles and bones. How to distinguish swelling ...
Suffering from Gout problem need help? [closed]
I am 17 years old teenager, recently my joint at ankles got swollen, I thought its normal but next day I was unable to walk due pain in joint. So we wentt to Doctor using mine blood reports and in ...