Swelling sentence examples

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  • It is a massive swelling of the earth's crust,.

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  • Abscess of the Gall-bladder gives rise to a painful, tender swelling near the cartilage of the ninth rib of the right side.

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  • The culminating summits of the ranges generally present the appearance of a flat, rounded swelling, and when they are crowned with glaciers, as many of them are, these shape themselves into what may be described as a mantle, a breastplate, or a flat cap, from which lappets and fringes project at intervals; nowhere do there exist any of the long, narrow, winding glacier tongues which are so characteristic of the Alps of Europe.

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  • As she watched, the bruises and swelling faded.

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  • She reviewed the last several days, taking in the swelling number of enemies in the skies and on the ground.

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  • She caught sight of the marks and swelling and pulled her hand back quickly, but not fast enough.

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  • Pierre listened with swelling heart, gazing into the Mason's face with shining eyes, not interrupting or questioning him, but believing with his whole soul what the stranger said.

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  • The sudden swelling of rivers and downpour of rain stopped all movement at once, and the "Mud March" came to an end.

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  • It has twenty-four columns of Carystian (cipollino) marble, with capitals probably of Byzantine work with swelling acanthus leaves; but the rest of the church is due to native architects.

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  • Chalmers believed that compulsory assessment ended by swelling" the evil it was intended to mitigate, and that relief should be raised and administered by voluntary means.

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  • In the hospitals, death was so certain that soldiers suffering from fever, or the swelling that came from bad food, preferred to remain on duty, and hardly able to drag their legs went to the front rather than to the hospitals.

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  • If the leaf of Mini osa or Desmodium be examined, it will be seen that at the base of each leaflet and each leaf, just at the junction with the respective axes, is a swelling known as a pulvinus.

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  • These disjunctors serve as points of application for the elastic push of the swelling spore-ends, and as the connecting outer lamella of cell-wall suddenly gives way, the spores are jerked asunder.

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  • When a river partakes of the nature of a torrent, dwindling to a paltry stream at one season and swelling into an enormous flood at another, it is impossible to construct a system of irrigation canals without very costly engineering works, sluices, dams, waste-weirs, &c., so as to give the engineer entire control of the water.

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  • In the course of the season the borders (inside) will require several thorough soakings of warm water - the first when the house is shut up, this being repeated when the vines have made young shoots a few inches long, again when the vines are in flower, and still again when the berries are taking the second swelling after stoning.

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  • But a far more potent factor in swelling the numbers of the Catholics has been the immigration of the Irish, which began early in the 19th century, but was enormously stimulated by the famine of 1846.

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  • 381), the force developed by the swelling under-clay broke through and lifted with the force and suddenness of an explosion a lower bench of coal 8 ft.

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  • It is separated from the Black Sea by a gentle swelling which may be traced from Kremenets in Volhynia to the lower Don, and perhaps farther S.E.

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  • It was no longer, as before, a dark, unseen river flowing through the gloom, but a dark sea swelling and gradually subsiding after a storm.

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  • Colchicum illustrates the corm-development which is rare in Liliaceae though common in the allied order Iridaceae; a corm is formed by swelling at the base of the axis (figs.

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  • On the day of the funeral Peter addressed to Alexius a stern letter of warning and remonstrance, urging him no longer to resemble the slothful servant in the parable, and threatening to cut him off, as though he were a gangrenous swelling, if he did not acquiesce in his father's plans.

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  • The basis of __________ these methods consists in causing a swelling of the cell-wall by means of sulphuric acid or zinc chloride, and ___________________ subseauent staining with Hoffmanns ~a:~

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  • In the interior organs there are indications of a compensating accumulation of blood, such as swelling of the spleen, engorgement (very rarely rupture) of the heart, with a feeling of oppression in the chest, and a copious flow of clear and watery urine from the congested kidneys.

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  • Thus Badakshan reaches out an arm into the Pamirs eastwards - bottle-shaped - narrow at the neck (represented by the northern slopes of the Hindu Kush), and swelling out eastwards so as to include a part of the great and little Pamirs.

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  • by the faint swelling of the Uvaly, the watershed between the Arctic Ocean and the Volga basin.

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  • They are characterized by localized swelling, erythema and pain.

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  • This central swelling may be considered a continuation towards the E.N.E.

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  • It is frequently found associated with, or as a sequel to, cloudy swelling in intense or prolonged toxic conditions.

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  • But the father whom the boy did not remember appeared to him a divinity who could not be pictured, and of whom he never thought without a swelling heart and tears of sadness and rapture.

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  • B, Anterior end of Euglena showing the flagellum with its swelling just in the hollow of the eye-spot.

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  • The red blood-corpuscles are invariably oval disks, with a central nucleus which causes a slight swelling; hence they are oval and biconvex.

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  • The extreme pain and rapid swelling of the vocal cords - with threatened obstruction to the respiration - that characterize acute laryngitis may often be relieved by the sedative action of this drug upon the circulation.

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  • The climate is cold, dry and healthy, despite the prevalence of the famous "Aleppo button," a swelling which appears either on the face or on the hands, and breaks into an ulcer which lasts a year and leaves a permanent scar.

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  • The vitality of these cells being altered there is imbibition and accumulation of watery fluid in their cytoplasm, causing swelling and vacuolation of the cells.

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  • This swelling of the walls may partly or completely occlude the lumen of the vessels.

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  • The decade from 1880 to 1890 was one of great prosperity, consequently of rising imports, consequently of swelling customs revenue.

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  • female figures, the artists trust more and more to swelling breasts and towering chignons, and load the neck with constantly accumulating jewels.

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  • That spring a new disease broke out among the soldiers, a swelling of the arms, legs, and face, which the doctors attributed to eating this root.

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  • Other symptoms of distant metastases are sciatica, lymph node enlargement, swelling in the lower limbs.

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  • These include erythema, swelling, pain, itching, discoloration or tenderness at the implant site.

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  • frozen peas - can be used to reduce the swelling.

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  • The cell bodies of these sensory nerves are grouped together in a small swelling called the dorsal root ganglion.

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  • The histamine produces swelling and irritation of the upper airways and causes typical hay fever and asthmatic symptoms.

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  • The swelling and bruising came out straight away and looked horrendous for a few days, but rapidly subsided.

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  • A cream or ointment containing hydrocortisone can help reduce swelling.

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  • hyperbaric oxygenation acts internally to reduce swelling and can reduce pain.

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  • hypertrophy of the skin, skin folds and swelling of the limbs is often referred to as elephantitis.

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  • Miscellaneous Myopia, vaginal bleeding, swelling of the tongue, gum hypertrophy, hirsutism.

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  • I also gave some ibuprofen to reduce the swelling.

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  • illness with fever, lymph gland swelling and rash.

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  • Check for previous surgery incision scars, infection, discharge, swelling and signs of skin lesions or defects.

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  • inflamed causing swelling and a dull throbbing sensation in the tendon.

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  • She continued to experience intermittent swelling of her right leg following standing for any prolonged period.

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  • First up, a superb rendition of ' The Edge of Heaven ' which has an amazing swelling keyboard intro.

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  • Some of these symptoms include jaundice, dark urine, nausea, vomiting, abdominal swelling, unusual weight gain, and abdominal pain.

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  • The time when I thought my gum was swelling up and I had lockjaw was totally different.

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  • Tightness Excess fluid in the tissues causes swelling and tightness which is helped with gentle exercises to drain the lymph.

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  • menthol spray to stop your legs swelling up.

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  • The Elbow Cryo/Cuff combines the therapeutic benefits of controlled compression to minimize hemarthrosis and swelling, and cold to minimize hemarthrosis and swelling, and cold to minimize pain.

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  • mumps The child is mildly unwell and then develops swelling under the jaw and up to the ear on one or both sides.

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  • Hereditary angioneurotic edema This is an inherited condition that can cause nettle rash and swelling around the eyes, mouth and hands.

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  • obstruction of salivary outflow typically with pain and swelling at meal times.

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  • oedemawas complaining of a bad headache and was noted to have generalized edema (swelling ).

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  • Patients also face a long-term risk of getting persistent swelling or ulcers in their leg.

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  • drank several large pink gins to ease the pain and held the ice shaker to my back to calm the swelling.

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  • Signs include eyelid retraction, conjunctival redness and swelling, proptosis (either unilateral or bilateral ), periorbital edema, and ophthalmoplegia.

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  • I had proteinuria, raised blood pressure and edema (swelling ).

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  • Clinical examination revealed localized tenderness and diffuse swelling over the site of the right pubic ramus.

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  • The Soviet Republic replied by swelling the ranks of the Red Army to five million and launching the contentious march on Warsaw.

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  • Signs Patients are unwell with fever, swelling of the lymph glands and frequently a generalized rash.

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  • Inspection Look at the ankle for swelling, redness, deformity, sinuses, scars.

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  • This then causes a plug, which can lead to swelling and cause redness.

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  • The classical triad of pain, swelling and systemic sepsis is very commonly noticed.

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  • In clay soils this can cause shrinkage or swelling of the ground.

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  • soothe arthritic symptoms such as: tender joints morning stiffness and swelling.

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  • MIRA-SPERSE® 2000 is a unique cold water swelling modified waxy corn starch that hydrates slowly to allow ease of dispersion.

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  • insect stings in the mouth or throat may cause swelling leading to asphyxia.

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  • swelling of the eyelid and conjunctivitis.

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  • swelling of the abdomen and wind, fever and muscle aches.

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  • swelling of the salivary glands.

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  • swelling of the ankles and legs.

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  • swelling of the nasal lining that produces a runny nose can continue to actually block the nose.

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  • swelling of the limbs is often referred to as elephantitis.

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  • swelling, redness, and tenderness along a part of the vein are the usual symptoms.

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  • swelling, stiffness and loss of coordination in the relevant region of the body.

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  • swelling, inflammation or discharge.

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  • swelling tide.

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  • Don't however cut the remaining stub flush with the trunk, but leave a small swelling which can heal on its own.

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  • Diagnosis of scrotal swellings To determine the nature of a scrotal swelling four aspects need to be assessed.

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  • tear of the ligament usually produce mild tenderness and some swelling.

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  • Tenderness and swelling over and around the inflamed tendon are the obvious signs that a doctor will look for.

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  • In March 2000 he developed pain and swelling over his left thigh and right tibia.

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  • toothache pain with swelling almost every night.

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  • Some patients need surgical treatment for tissue swelling if this is severe.

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  • My chest was swelling, and I was beginning to feel unbalanced; top heavy.

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  • A little fellow sits on my shoulder, and if the ego is swelling says " remember you are a complete and utter wanker!

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  • wheezetoms of allergy include rash, wheezing, shortness of breath, and swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat.

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  • Localized swelling may be present and making a fist or bending the wrist will initiate pain.

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  • Lateral neck X-ray shows soft tissue swelling in most patients.

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  • many motile unicellular Algae and swarm spores is also probably concerned with the active response to light exhibited by these organisms. In Euglena viridis, which has been most carefully studied in this respect, the flagellum which brings about the movement bears near its base a minute spherical or oval refractive granule or swelling which is located just in the hollow of the red pigment-spot (fig.

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  • The Ural Mountains present the aspect of a broad swelling whose strata no longer exhibit the horizontality which is characteristic of central Russia, and moreover are deeply cut into by rivers.

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  • the Works of English Authors, 1859) gives as an alternative the story that the saint died of a swelling in the throat, which she took as a judgment for having worn fine necklaces inher youth.

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  • When they are in flower, and onwards during the swelling of the berries, 85° may be taken as a maximum, running up to 90° with sun heat and the temperature may be lowered somewhat when the fruit is ripe.

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  • The elevation includes (i) the gently swelling rise which separates 1 Carte generale bathymetrique des oceans dressee par ordre de S.A.S.

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  • From its top down, the walls of the furnace slope outward at an angle of between 3° and 8°, partly in order to ease the descent of the charge, here impeded by the swelling of the individual particles of ore caused by the deposition within them of great quantities of fine carbon, by the reaction of 2C0=C+C02.

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  • The changes produced at a distance by distribution of toxins may be very manifold - cloudy swelling and fatty degeneration, serous effusions, capillary haemorrhages, various degenerations of muscle, hyaline degeneration of small blood-vessels, and, in certain chronic diseases, waxy degeneration, all of which may be widespread, are examples of the effects of toxins, rapid or slow in action.

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  • The Pe-shan swelling, with its flanking ranges of the Chol-tagh and Kuruk-tagh, which, by gradually approaching the Nan-shan section of the Kuen-lun in about 98° E., narrow the desert, are a good deal lower, namely 5000 to 9000 ft.

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  • In the east, where the system is narrowest, the predominant feature, at least as far west as 87° E., the longitude of the Bagrash-kul, is the Pe-shan swelling, with its flanking ranges, the Chol-tagh on the north and the Kuruk-tagh on the south.

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  • Kropf, to many Teutonic languages for a swelling, excrescence, round head or top of anything; it appears also in Romanic languages derived from Teutonic, in Fr.

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  • Schrader, de St Sand and Wallon, that, taken as a whole, the range must be regarded, not as formed on the analogy of a fern-frond or fish-bone, with the lateral ridges running down to the two opposite plains, but rather as a swelling of the earth's crust, the culminating portion of which is composed of a series of primitive chains, which do not coincide with the watershed, but cross it obliquely, as if the ground had experienced a sidewise thrust at the time when the earth's crust was ridged up into the long chain under the influence of contraction.

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  • Benefits Can soothe arthritic symptoms such as: tender joints morning stiffness and swelling.

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  • Insect stings in the mouth or throat may cause swelling leading to asphyxia.

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  • In contact with the eye, it may cause swelling of the eyelid and conjunctivitis.

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  • The symptoms include severe stomach pain and tenderness, nausea and vomiting, swelling of the abdomen and wind, fever and muscle aches.

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  • Symptoms begin with a headache and fever for a day or two, followed by swelling of the salivary glands.

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  • The most obvious symptom is usually swelling of the ankles and legs.

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  • The swelling of the nasal lining that produces a runny nose can continue to actually block the nose.

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  • Swelling, redness, and tenderness along a part of the vein are the usual symptoms.

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  • It can lead to pain, swelling, stiffness and loss of coordination in the relevant region of the body.

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  • Check: BOTH EYES for signs of swelling, inflammation or discharge.

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  • But there is no mistaking the drive of the swelling tide.

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  • Do n't however cut the remaining stub flush with the trunk, but leave a small swelling which can heal on its own.

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  • Mild or minimal sprains with no tear of the ligament usually produce mild tenderness and some swelling.

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  • This is because of swelling and then thickening of the connective tissue which becomes fibrotic or scarred.

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  • I was starting to have more trouble with my mouth with cutting edge toothache pain with swelling almost every night.

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  • A little fellow sits on my shoulder, and if the ego is swelling says remember you are a complete and utter wanker !

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  • Symptoms of allergy include rash, wheezing, shortness of breath, and swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat.

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  • Lateral neck x-ray shows soft tissue swelling in most patients.

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  • I didn't notice swelling in the tissues until this week.

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  • I have a three-year-old black male cat that started showing some redness and swelling of his nose about a month ago.

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  • Your best bet is to take your feline to the vet and get a complete diagnosis to see if this is an infection or if the swelling is being caused by something else.

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  • Although a little swelling at the incision sight can be normal and some cats to react to material used for sutures, this should be minor.

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  • Uneven swelling, such as in her neck and chest area indicate that she may have a local infection that is spreading.

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  • If you feel the swelling is excessive or the area feels hot when you touch it, you should really consult the veterinarian.

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  • Additionally, you may detect a slight amount of swelling as the breasts begin to develop in preparation for milk production.

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  • Regardless, FIP is often a suspect when one cat within a cattery experiences extreme abdominal swelling and a lack of appetite.

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  • Only one form of FIP causes abdominal swelling.

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  • This may be marked by swelling in the abdomen.

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  • Coffee - Two cups of coffee will help relieve your headache because it is a vasoconstrictor - it reduces the swelling of your blood vessels that causes the throbbing pain.

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  • If you notice swelling, have trouble breathing, or know you're allergic to bee stings, seek medical attention immediately.

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  • Swelling should go down quickly and any itching or irritation from the bite should decrease.

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  • Bites and stings from these insects can lead to a whole host of symptoms ranging from mild itching to pain and swelling.

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  • In cases of severe swelling, see your doctor.

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  • In addition, you should consult your doctor if you notice swelling, oozing or excessive redness on the skin.

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  • Food and medicine allergies may produce allergy symptoms similar to the ones already listed but may be accompanied by swelling of the throat, tongue or nasal passages and difficult breathing.

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  • Some types work by irritating your lips causing slight redness and swelling to authentically plump your lips.

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  • With acid based ingredients that capture and fill with moisture, the concept is to over hydrate your lips causing the swelling stout look.

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  • Expect some slight swelling and redness after the procedure.

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  • The noted side effects from the first set of lip plumpers included redness, stinging and swelling on the outside of the lip area.

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  • This will allow plenty of time for swelling or redness to dissipate before the event.

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  • This can be done by applying a small patch of liquid latex to the underside of your forearm, waiting at least 15 minutes to see if any redness or swelling appears.

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  • If you experience hives, swelling of the face and throat or difficulty breathing, seek medical attention immediately.

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  • There will be some swelling under the nipple area and the breast tissue will begin to grow.

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  • One part of your brain that processes emotions is the amygdala and it is swelling a bit during puberty and adolescence.

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  • Make sure they are clean, no brown, no yeast infection, no odor, no redness, no pain, no swelling, no itching.

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  • It helps keep scar tissue and adhesions from forming, and it can help rebalance your dog's body which can speed the time it takes for your dog to heal after surgery by reducing pain and swelling.

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  • Although swelling of the vulva can begin days or weeks before the onset of full heat, you should count the first day you detect blood discharge as day one of the cycle.

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  • However, there can be a prolonged period of swelling before the discharge begins, and this will necessarily add to the total length of the heat cycle.

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  • This stage is marked by obvious physical changes such as swelling of the vulva and a bloody discharge, but the bitch is not yet receptive to breeding.

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  • For a healthy adult, an Argiope bite may cause some stinging, itching or swelling, but is not a serious health risk.

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  • Lap steel guitars are played through amplifiers like regular electric guitars, but lap steel players often use volume pedals as well to create the swelling sound that the instrument is known for.

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  • Swelling that wouldn't make much of a difference in a standard installation will make opening and closing your pocket door a nightmare.

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  • If a flood or spill occurs, or there's a great deal of moisture in the air, an unsealed seam may absorb this moisture, swelling the seam of the plank.

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  • They have lower VOCs, clean up easier and last longer on your home's exterior, swelling and contracting with your home's siding.

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  • Frequent fliers find they help reduce the swelling associated with extended exposure to altitude changes.

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  • Individuals with poor circulation, circulation related conditions, or vein problems experience pain relief and reduced swelling when using these stockings.

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  • These are massaging pantyhose offering targeted compression to improve circulation and reduce the chance of swelling.

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  • They not only help slenderize the thighs and stomach, but the elasticized material from which they are made can improve blood flow and reduce swelling in the legs.

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  • Plus size compression stockings are worn to help reduce swelling and pain in the legs due to poor circulation.

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  • A person with trench foot may experience swelling or swelling in this part of the body.

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  • If you have a condition such as diabetes, you may also find clothing such as wide-width shoes which will not constrict your feet when swelling occurs.

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  • Some individuals may also experience leg swelling in serious cases of sleep apnea due to the malfunction of the heart and kidneys.

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  • Others have a design to reduce throat and nose tissue swelling.

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  • Following implantation, some people may experience sore throat, swelling, a metallic taste in the mouth, or the sensation of having a foreign body lodged in the soft palate.

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  • Let your doctor know if you experience deep sores or if you develop signs of infection, such as a fever, discharge, or increased swelling and redness.

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  • A CT scan is used to identify the area of the brain affected and to detect signs of swelling.

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  • Swelling of the brain may cause seizures, coma, and in severe cases, death.

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  • Inflammation-Pain, redness, swelling, and heat that develop in response to tissue irritation or injury.

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  • The doctor observes the front of the neck for swelling and may gently manipulate the neck and palpate the front and side surfaces of the thyroid gland at the base of the neck, looking for nodules or tenderness.

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  • The testes are examined visually, looking for unevenness, swelling, or other abnormalities.

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  • Common symptoms of food allergies include hives, angioedema (swelling), rashes, respiratory congestion, and gastrointestinal problems such as constipation, diarrhea, and/or gas.

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  • If there is fever, swelling, intense pain, or bleeding in addition to the toothache the dentist should be seen right away.

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  • The dentist then examines the patient's mouth for signs of swelling, redness, and obvious tooth damage.

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  • The force of the suction may cause a bruise or swelling on the baby's head, but it resolves in a day or two.

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  • In older teens and adults, fifth disease may be followed by joint swelling or pain in the hands, wrists, knees, and ankles, lasting from a few months to several years.

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  • Cephalohematoma-A benign swelling of the scalp in a newborn due to an effusion of blood beneath the connective tissue that surrounds the skull, often resulting from birth trauma.

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  • A few children may have swelling or pain in the joint.

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  • Regular doses of ibuprofen or other over-the-counter pain killers for a few days will help with the swelling and the pain.

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  • The characteristic swelling and redness that accompanies allergies are the result, seen especially in an irritated nose and throat, a runny nose, and red, irritated eyes.

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  • The sites are examined over the next 20 minutes for evidence of swelling and redness, indicating a positive reaction.

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  • A generalized redness and swelling may occur in the test area, but it will usually resolve within a day or two.

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  • Lack of redness or swelling on a skin test indicates no allergic response.

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  • Presence of redness or swelling, especially over 5 mm (0.25 inch) in diameter, indicates an allergic response.

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  • Anaphylaxis-Also called anaphylactic shock; a severe allergic reaction characterized by airway constriction, tissue swelling, and lowered blood pressure.

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  • The doctor will examine the child's skin for purpura, other skin rashes or ulcers, reddening or swelling of the skin, and will note the locations of these abnormalities.

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  • Flesh-eating bacteria is characterized by fever, extreme pain, swelling, and redness at a site where skin is broken.

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  • Exposure to infected people should be avoided, and a family physician should be notified if the child develops an extremely sore throat or pain, redness, swelling, or drainage at the site of a wound or break in the skin.

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  • Decongestants relieve the swelling by narrowing the blood vessels that supply the nose.

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  • The puncture site should be observed for signs of weeping or swelling for 24 hours.

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  • Signs of infection are swelling, redness, tenderness, throbbing pain, localized warmth, fever, swollen lymph glands, the presence of pus either in the wound or draining from it, and red streaks spreading away from the wound.

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  • Swelling of these areas causes the airway to narrow, which makes breathing difficult.

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  • Aerosolized racemic epinephrine as well as oral dexamethasone (a steroid) may be used to help shrink the upper airway swelling.

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  • However, unlike aspirin, acetaminophen does not reduce the redness, stiffness, or swelling that accompany arthritis.

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  • Anyone who develops symptoms such as a rash, swelling, or difficulty breathing after taking acetaminophen should stop taking the drug and get immediate medical attention.

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  • If the bleeding does not stop at the needle puncture site, or hours to days later, there are signs of infection (redness and swelling), then parents should contact a doctor.

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  • Rarely, a Wilms' tumor is diagnosed after there has been bleeding into the tumor, resulting in sudden swelling of the abdomen and a low red blood cell count (anemia).

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  • It is characterized by swelling of the eyelids, sensitivity to light, and eventual scarring of the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye.

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  • Common symptoms of food allergies include hives and rashes; swelling of the eyes, lips, and mouth; respiratory symptoms; and digestive problems.

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  • Each year about 200 adults and children in the United States die from food-related anaphylaxis, an extreme reaction that causes swelling of the throat and bronchial passages, shock, and a severe drop in blood pressure.

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  • Some children have swelling of the eyes, lips, and/or tongue.

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  • For example, a child who has had hives is at risk for angioedema (swelling of the blood vessels) and anaphylaxis.

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  • It causes swelling of the throat and bronchial passages, a drop in blood pressure, shock, and even death.

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  • When these chemicals are produced in excess amounts and in the wrong places, they cause tissue swelling and abnormal growth.

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  • An infection of the membrane covering the brain (meningitis) or an inflammation of the brain itself (encephalitis) cause swelling that in turn may cause brain damage and mental retardation.

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  • Meconium ileus causes abdominal swelling and vomiting and often requires surgery immediately after birth.

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  • Bacterial action on this rich food source can cause gas and abdominal swelling.

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  • Swelling of the sinuses within the nose is common in people with CF.

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  • However, this swelling, called pansinusitis, rarely causes problems and does not usually require treatment.

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  • The production of a thick, sticky mucus increases the likelihood of infection, decreases the ability to protect against infection, causes inflammation and swelling, decreases the functional capacity of the lungs, and may lead to emphysema.

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  • Symptoms of testicular torsion are sudden severe pain in the scrotum, swelling and/or discoloration of the scrotum, nausea, and vomiting.

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  • It is usually a painful condition, associated with redness, swelling, and occasional bleeding from the affected area.

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  • A more severe and less common variety of serum sickness includes several of the following symptoms: malaise, protein in the urine, joint pains, swelling of mucous membranes with hoarseness and cough, vertigo, nausea, and vomiting.

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  • Rhinitis-Inflammation and swelling of the mucous membranes that line the nasal passages.

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  • The child has eye redness and swelling that becomes painful.

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  • If there is significant swelling of the cornea, then vision may be decreased.

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  • Intestinal pain arises from stimuli such as swelling, inflammation, and distension.

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  • Salmonella food poisoning is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation (swelling) of the lining of the stomach and intestines (gastroenteritis).

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  • Grade I sprains are mild injuries in which there is no tearing of the ligament and no joint function is lost, although there may be tenderness and slight swelling.

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  • These sprains are characterized by obvious swelling, extensive bruising, pain, difficulty bearing weight, and reduced function of the joint.

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  • Grade III, or third degree, sprains are caused by complete tearing of the ligament where there is severe pain, loss of joint function, widespread swelling and bruising, and the inability to bear weight.

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  • Traditional theories about headaches link tension-type headaches to muscle contraction, and migraine and cluster headaches to blood vessel dilation (swelling).

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  • Therefore, headaches may result from contraction of the muscles of the scalp, face or neck; dilation of the blood vessels in the head; or brain swelling that stretches the brain's coverings.

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  • Anti-inflammatory-A class of drugs, including nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and corticosteroids, used to relieve swelling, pain, and other symptoms of inflammation.

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  • A warm compress is usually applied to the injection site to reduce swelling.

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  • The major symptoms of most facial injuries are pain, swelling, bleeding, and bruising, although a fractured jaw also prevents the person from working his jaw properly.

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  • Symptoms of a fractured nose include black eyes and possible blockage of the airway due to swelling and bleeding.

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  • The doctor looks for signs of bruising and tissue swelling as well as bleeding and gently palpates, or touches, the various facial bones for movement and stability.

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  • Severe swelling can inhibit diagnosis and treatment.

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  • Either before the swelling begins or after it subsides, some ten days after the injury, the doctor can assess the extent of the damage.

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  • Fluid can also build up in the rest of the body, causing swelling.

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  • Congestive heart failure-difficulty breathing, swelling, quick tiring, and feeding problems in infants.

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  • After one to several days, a small red swelling appears.

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  • Corticosteroids and diuretics may be given to help control brain swelling, depending on the age of the child and the extent of the injury.

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  • An extremely serious complication of measles infection is swelling of the brain.

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  • Called subacute sclerosing panencephalitis, this is a slowly progressing, smoldering swelling and destruction of the entire brain.

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  • Also, if a child's scalp show signs of infection (redness, swelling, tenderness, warmth), consulting a physician is advised.

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  • These hormones are believed to be responsible for the cyclical changes such as the swelling, pain, and tenderness that many women experience in their breasts just before menstruation.

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  • Swelling and weakness of the limb may not be noticed until weeks after the pain begins.

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  • Joint pain and sometimes joint swelling can occur, more often in women.

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  • A head injury may cause damage both from the direct physical injury to the brain and from secondary factors, such as lack of oxygen, brain swelling, and disturbance of blood flow.

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  • Swelling may raise pressure within the skull (intracranial pressure) and may block the flow of oxygen to the brain.

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  • Ice packs or cold compresses can be applied at home to reduce swelling and ease the child's discomfort.

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  • The early symptoms of lymphadenitis are swelling of the nodes caused by a build-up of tissue fluid and an increased number of white blood cells resulting from the body's response to the infection.

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  • However, in some cases it may take weeks or months for swelling to disappear; the length of recovery depends on the underlying cause of the infection.

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  • Symptoms of fractures usually begin with pain that increases with attempted movement or use of the area and swelling at the involved site.

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  • Following exposure to light, a child with EPP experiences burning, itching, swelling, and reddening of the skin.

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  • Hydrocele-A collection of fluid between two layers of tissue surrounding the testicle; the most common cause of painless scrotal swelling.

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  • The first (and possibly only) evidence that a child has been bitten may be a mild swelling of the injured area and two red puncture marks.

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  • The familiar symptoms of bee, wasp, and ant stings include pain, redness, swelling, and itchiness in the area of the sting.

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  • To reduce swelling and fend off infection, ice should be applied and the injured area kept elevated above the level of the heart.

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  • A fever is a sign of infection, as are redness, swelling, warmth, increased tenderness, and pus at the wound site.

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  • Typically, mumps is characterized by a painful swelling of both cheek areas, although the person could have swelling on one side or no perceivable swelling at all.

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  • Swelling of the salivary glands in the face (parotitis) generally occurs within 12 to 24 hours of the above symptoms.

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  • Swelling of the glands reaches a maximum on about the second day and usually disappears by the seventh day.

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  • About one-fourth of all post-pubertal males who contract mumps can develop a swelling of the scrotum (orchitis) about seven days after the parotitis stage.

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  • Symptoms include marked swelling of one or both testicles, severe pain, fever, nausea, and headache.

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  • Pain and swelling usually subside after five to seven days, although the testicles can remain tender for weeks.

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  • A test can be performed to determine whether the person with swelling of the salivary glands actually has the mumps virus.

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  • Aspirin (only for individuals over the age of 20), acetaminophen, or ibuprofen can relieve some of the pain due to swelling, headache, and fever.

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  • Because mumps vaccine is produced using eggs, individuals who develop hives, swelling of the mouth or throat, dizziness, or breathing difficulties after eating eggs should not receive the mumps vaccine.

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  • Orchitis-Inflammation of one or both testes, accompanied by swelling, pain, fever, and a sensation of heaviness in the affected area.

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  • Parotitis-Inflammation and swelling of one or both of the parotid salivary glands.

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  • Get professional treatment if any injury is severe, such as a fracture, profuse bleeding, dislocated joint, prolonged swelling, or prolonged or severe pain.

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  • Another serious disease stemming from this pathogen is epiglottitis, an infection of the epiglottis that cause swelling of the airways and potential death.

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  • Oral homeopathic remedies may reduce bruising, pain, and swelling as well.

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  • It can help reduce pain, swelling, and muscle spasms.

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  • It is important to ensure that the cast is not too tight, such that blood flow is cut off and swelling is not restricted.

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  • Rest, combined with elevation, will reduce pain and speed the healing process by minimizing swelling.

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  • This has been found to decrease swelling and prevent stiffness.

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  • If excessive swelling is noted, the application of ice to the splint or cast may be helpful.

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  • If swelling occurs but the cast is tight enough that the swelling cannot be accommodated, serious complications can occur.

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  • It is important to call the doctor if the child has a fever, pain in the eye, swelling or redness over the entire eyelid, or a painful sty persists for one to two weeks.

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  • Symptoms include mild to severe discomfort in one or both eyes; redness; swelling of the eyelids; and watery, yellow, or green discharge.

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  • These symptoms may be accompanied by swelling and tenderness of the lymph nodes near the ear.

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  • Redness of the conjunctiva can be mild to severe and may be accompanied by swelling.

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  • The main symptoms of mastoiditis are increasing earache, fever, and the development of redness and swelling behind the ear.

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  • The eardrum is inflamed with swelling of the ear canal wall.

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  • In severe cases of poison plant rash, a prescription-strength cortisone cream or corticosteroid treatment (either oral or injections) may be required to relieve swelling and itching.

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  • The most common are pain, redness, and swelling at the injection site.

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  • Rarely, vaccines may cause severe allergic reactions, swelling of the brain, or seizures.

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  • Minimal change disease is a form of nephrotic syndrome seen in children, characterized by swelling and weight (from fluid retention), foamy urine, and loss of appetite.

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  • Because epiglottitis involves swelling and infection of tissues, which are all located at or above the level of the epiglottis, it is sometimes referred to as supraglottitis (supra meaning above).

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  • A frozen teething toy numbs the gums and reduces swelling, although it should not be left on the gum for more than one minute without a break.

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  • Swelling or infection occurs during eruption of the molars.

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  • Inflammation is a protective response of injured tissues characterized by redness, increased heat, swelling, and/or pain in the affected area.

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  • Polymyositis involves inflammation of many muscles, usually accompanied by deformity, swelling, sleeplessness, pain, sweating, and tension.

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  • Infection usually stems from an upper respiratory infection in which swelling (edema) in the eustachian tube causes fluid and mucous to gather behind the eardrum.

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  • Peroxisomal disorders are also associated with facial abnormalities, including high forehead, frontal bossing (swelling), small face, low set ears, and slanted eyes.

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  • In severe and acute (sudden-onset) cases, hypertension can cause seizures, swelling throughout the body, blindness, or renal (kidney) failure.

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  • This may include hand exercises to improve movement and strength, heat and massage therapy, electrical nerve stimulation, splinting, traction, and special wrappings to control swelling.

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  • Cryotherapy involves the use of intense cold to destroy cancer cells and can result in harmless, temporary swelling of the external eye and eyelids that can last for up to five days.

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  • Eye drops or ointment are sometimes provided to reduce the swelling.

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  • Corticosteroids, including prednisone and dexamethasone, are sometimes prescribed to reduce inflammation and brain swelling.

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  • Shin splints are characterized by soreness and slight swelling of the front, inside, and back of the lower leg and by sharp pain that develops while exercising and gradually intensifies.

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  • Anti-inflammatory medications, taken by mouth or injected into the swelling, may be used to treat bursitis.

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  • Symptoms include instability or obvious dislocation of a joint, pain, swelling, and weakness.

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  • The more dangerous symptoms are those that represent possible internal bleeding, such as swelling of joints or bleeding into internal organs upon trauma.

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  • If the wounds are left untreated, the bacteria will multiply, causing pain, redness, swelling, itching, and oozing.

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  • Patients so afflicted experience significant swelling of the lymph nodes, the liver, and the spleen.

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  • Mononucleosis-An infection, caused by the Epstein-Barr virus, that causes swelling of lymph nodes, spleen, and liver, usually accompanied by extremely sore throat, fever, headache, and intense long-lasting fatigue.

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  • Tonsillitis is an infection and swelling of the tonsils, which are oval-shaped masses of lymph gland tissue located on both sides of the back of the throat.

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  • The doctor examines the eyes, ears, nose, and throat, looking at the tonsils for signs of swelling, redness, or discharge.

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  • In Bell's palsy, this nerve becomes compressed due to swelling and inflammation that is a part of the body's reaction to an infectious disease process.

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  • But for some, a reaction of their immune system to viral, or in some cases bacterial, infection causes the production of antibodies which in turn produces inflammation and swelling.

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  • Careful monitoring is necessary, and in some cases aggressive treatment may include eliminating the swelling and inflammation that is compressing the nerve as quickly as possible.

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  • Knees and other large joints are most commonly involved with local inflammation and swelling.

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  • A child having an anaphylactic reaction will exhibit typical symptoms of anaphylaxis, such as hives and swelling of the eyes or face, blue skin from lack of oxygen, or pale skin from shock.

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  • Clues to this diagnosis include sudden decrease in diarrhea, swelling of the abdomen, and worsening abdominal pain.

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  • It may be taken internally to help heal staph abscesses and reduce swelling of the lymph nodes.

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  • In rhinitis, the mucous membranes become infected or irritated, producing a discharge, congestion, and swelling of the tissues.

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  • Signs of infection include leakage of pus from the blisters or excessive redness, warmth, tenderness, or swelling around the blisters.

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  • For lesser dental trauma, soft tissue injuries may require only cold compresses or ice to reduce swelling.

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  • For immediate first aid, the injured tooth and surrounding area should be rinsed gently with warm water to remove dirt, then covered with a cold compress to reduce swelling and ease pain.

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  • Other early symptoms may include enlarged tonsils; swelling of the liver and spleen; enlarged lymph nodes; or opportunistic infections.

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  • The doctor will also examine the child's joints and the lymph nodes in the neck for signs of swelling.

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  • Hands and feet of infants with Turner syndrome may be swollen or puffy at birth; there may be swelling at the nape of the neck.

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  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include swelling, redness, and severe itching.

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  • Symptoms include a purple spotted skin rash, abdominal pain, gastrointestinal upsets, and joint inflammation, swelling, and pain.

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  • Joint pain and swelling is common, especially in the knees and ankles.

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  • Less common symptoms include prolonged headache, fever, and pain and swelling of the scrotum, scalp, eyelids, lips, ears, backs of the hands and feet, and perineum.

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  • Anti-inflammatory drugs, such as steroids, are used to treat joint swelling.

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  • Use a cool, wet cloth to reduce soreness or swelling at the injection site.

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  • For instance, serum sickness typically causes a rash and joint swelling after the offending drug is administered.

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  • Swelling of the tongue, mouth, and airways can cause difficulty speaking, swallowing, or breathing.

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  • Angioedema can become life-threatening if the swelling affects the larynx (voice box) and the air passages become blocked.

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  • Emergency symptoms of a drug allergy include obstruction of the throat from swelling, severe asthma attack, and anaphylaxis.

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  • If the child is allergic to the drug, swelling and itching occur at the site of injection within 15 to 20 minutes.

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  • Angioedema can take hours or days to subside; however, the swelling can be reduced with a corticosteroid or antihistamine.

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  • Angioedema-Patches of circumscribed swelling involving the skin and its subcutaneous layers, the mucous membranes, and sometimes the organs frequently caused by an allergic reaction to drugs or food.

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  • Allergic contact dermatitis is more likely to involve swelling of the skin and the development of small fluid-filled blisters than irritant contact dermatitis.

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  • The symptoms can take many forms: redness, itching, crusting, swelling, blistering, oozing, dryness, scaling, thickening of the skin, and a feeling of warmth at the site of contact.

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  • Swelling and destruction of these tissues may lead to damage of certain nerves, resulting in spasms of the jaw muscles or paralysis of the facial muscles.

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  • Examination of the ear canal will usually reveal redness and swelling.

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  • It may be impossible (due to pain and swelling) to see much of the ear canal, but this inability itself is diagnostic.

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  • If the opening to the ear is narrowed by swelling, a cotton wick may be inserted into the ear canal to help carry the eardrops into the ear more effectively.

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  • Due to swelling within the structures of the throat and sinuses, the voice becomes deeper and sounds hollower, and patients may develop loud snoring.

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  • Myxedema-Severe hypothyroidism, characterized by swelling of the face, hands, and feet, an enlarged tongue, horseness, and physical and mental sluggishness.

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  • When cystitis is suspected, the doctor first examines a person's abdomen and lower back, to evaluate unusual enlargements of the kidneys or swelling of the bladder.

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  • The most common minor side effects are nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramping or bloating, breast pain, tenderness or swelling, swollen ankles or feet, tiredness, and acne.

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  • When the lining of the sinuses is at all swollen, the swelling interferes with the normal flow of mucus.

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  • Sinusitis is usually due to an infection, although swelling from allergies can mimic the symptoms of pressure, pain, and congestion, and allergies can set the stage for a bacterial infection.

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  • Because of the swelling in the sinuses, they may not be able to drain out the nose.

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  • Steroid nasal sprays may be used to decrease swelling in the nasal passages.

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  • If signs of brain swelling or bleeding are seen on a CT or MRI scan, the athlete should not return to the sport for the rest of the season, or even indefinitely.

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  • The brain swelling and increased intracranial pressure can lead to a potentially fatal result.

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  • Hives is an allergic skin reaction causing localized redness, swelling, and itching.

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  • Urticaria is characterized by redness, swelling, and itching of small areas of the skin.

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  • Angioedema is characterized by more diffuse swelling.

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  • Swelling of the airways may cause wheezing and respiratory distress.

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  • A doctor or other healthcare professional should be called when hives do not spontaneously clear within a day of their appearance or when they include swelling of the throat.

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  • Airway swelling may require emergency injection of epinephrine (adrenaline).

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  • Several homeopathic remedies, including Urtica urens and Apis (Apis mellifica), may help relieve the itch, redness, or swelling associated with hives.

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  • For example, corticosteroids are very effective against pain caused by inflammation and swelling, and sumatriptan (Imitrex) was developed to treat migraine headaches.

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  • Symptoms of allergic reaction include swelling in the mouth or throat, trouble breathing, weakness, hoarseness or wheezing, a fast heart beat, hives, dizziness, paleness, and a high fever.

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  • Swelling, redness, bleeding from the surface blood vessels, sensitivity to light, and sudden vision problems are all symptoms of foreign matter in the eyes.

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  • If a child is known to have an immunodeficiency disorder, a healthcare provider should be contacted if the child shows signs of having an infection, such as fever, vomiting, diarrhea, swelling of the lymph nodes, or unusual fatigue.

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  • As the skin begins to thaw during treatment, edema (excess tissue fluid) often accumulates, causing swelling.

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  • In both males and females, anabolic steroids cause swelling of the feet, liver problems, and stomach upset.

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  • Simultaneous use of anabolic steroids and corticosteroids will increase the risk of foot and ankle swelling.

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  • Symptoms might include swelling, itching, and redness at the sting site.

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  • Insect venom is made up of proteins and other substances that usually only cause itching, pain, and swelling in those who are stung.

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  • Sometimes the redness and swelling may extend from the sting site and cover a larger area of the body.

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  • Although most local reactions are not serious, if they are near the face or neck, swelling can block the airway and cause serious problems.

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  • The sting of an insect may only cause a local response, where pain, redness, itching, and swelling are confined to the site of the sting.

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  • Swelling occurs, and may last as long as seven to 10 days.

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  • There is evidence of infection, such as increased pain, redness, warmth, and swelling at the sting site.

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  • If a child develops hives, has difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the lips or face, fainting, or dizziness, he or she should be transported to an emergency department immediately.

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  • The affected arm or leg should be elevated and an ice pack applied to the area to reduce swelling and pain.

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  • Gluococorticoids, such as prednisone or methylprednisolone, are often given to decrease any swelling and to suppress the immune response.

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  • Of those who develop Lyme disease, about 50 percent notice flu-like symptoms, including fatigue, headache, chills and fever, muscle and joint pain, and lymph node swelling.

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  • In adults, less common effects of Lyme disease are heart abnormalities (such as irregular rhythm or cardiac block) and eye abnormalities (such as swelling of the cornea, tissue, or eye muscles and nerves).

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  • However, children with Lyme disease frequently complain of chest pain and have papilledema (swelling of the optic nerve).

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  • In addition, children with late-stage Lyme disease are more likely than adults to have fever and joint swelling and pain.

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  • Bell's palsy-Facial paralysis or weakness with a sudden onset, caused by swelling or inflammation of the seventh cranial nerve, which controls the facial muscles.

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  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are medicines that relieve pain, swelling, stiffness, and inflammation.

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  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs relieve pain, stiffness, swelling, and inflammation, but they do not cure the diseases or injuries responsible for these problems.

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  • Inflammation-Pain, redness, swelling, and heat that usually develop in response to injury or illness.

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  • In most cases, the first sign of mumps is a swelling in the parotid glands; occasionally, mumps may begin with a slight fever, headache, and malaise before the swelling appears.

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  • After two or three days, the swelling begins to go down, and usually disappears by the tenth day.

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  • If the bleeding does not stop at the needle puncture site, or if hours to days later, there appears to be infection (redness and swelling), then parents should contact a doctor.

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  • Swelling or inflammation of the neck glands are common complications of head lice.

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  • Interaction of histamine with receptors on blood vessels causes neighboring cells to become leaky, leading to the fluid collection, swelling, and increased redness characteristic of a runny nose and red, irritated eyes.

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  • Sinus swelling can constrict a child's eustachian tube that connects the inner ear to the throat, causing a congested feeling and "ear popping."

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  • Skin testing involves placing a small amount of liquid containing a specific allergen on the skin and then either poking, scratching, or injecting it into the skin surface to observe whether redness and swelling occurs.

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  • A first-degree burn causes redness and swelling in the outermost layers of skin (epidermis).

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  • A second-degree burn involves redness, swelling and blistering, and the damage may extend beneath the epidermis to deeper layers of skin (dermis).

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  • Signs of a burn are localized redness, swelling, and pain.

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  • A doctor should be consulted if these signs of infection appear: increased warmth, redness, pain, or swelling; pus or similar drainage from the wound; swollen lymph nodes; or red streaks spreading away from the burn.

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  • Side effects include bruising, skin discoloration, swelling, crusting, and minor bleeding.

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  • Side effects include stinging, swelling, bruising, scarring, muscle cramping, and allergic reactions.

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  • Using these medicines with isotretinoin increases the chance of swelling of the brain.

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  • Pimple-A small, red swelling of the skin.

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  • Spinal cord injury is not always obvious: numbness or paralysis may result immediately after SCI or later on as swelling gradually occurs in or around the spinal cord.

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  • The exotoxin may also cause severe swelling in the neck ("bull neck").

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  • Joint symptoms of arthritis may include stiffness, pain, redness and warmth of the joint, and swelling.

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  • Some children with this form of JA experience painless swelling of the joint.

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  • To achieve these goals, doctors recommend treatments to reduce swelling; maintain full movement in the affected joints; relieve pain; and identify, treat, and prevent complications.

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