8,793 Possible Causes for Swelling

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Typical findings include swelling and redness of the turbinates.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] and/or vision changes You develop severe head or facial pain/swelling How Can I Prevent Viral URIs?[med.uth.edu] Potentially Dangerous Complications from Upper Respiratory Infections Tonsillitis – swelling and abscesses on the tonsils Pneumonia – infection of the lungs Ear infections[enkivillage.com]

  • Insect Bite

    Near the sting a sore, red swelling appears that lasts for a few days. It may itch.[illchild.com] Swelling of the bites does not mean your child is allergic to the insect bite. It is simply a local swelling reaction.[jeffersandmann.com] An itchy red welt or swelling may develop at the site of the bite. Most insect bites do not cause illness.[oregon.providence.org]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Acute gastritis is a sudden inflammation or swelling in the lining of the stomach. It can cause severe and nagging pain.[healthline.com]

  • Anasarca

    Non-pitting edema is where there is swelling of a body part with no indentation upon applying pressure. Pitting edema is the more common type of edema.[healthhype.com] Generalized swelling, or massive edema (also called anasarca ), is a common sign in severely ill people.[en.m.wikipedia.org] Although slight edema may be hard to detect, a large amount of swelling is very obvious. Edema is described as pitting or non-pitting.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cyclic Edema Syndrome

    Approach to the patient with ‘idiopathic edema’ or ‘periodic swelling’. JAMA 1968 ; 206 : 333 –8. 2 Dunnigan MG. Fluid retention syndrome. Management in women.[academic.oup.com] Understanding what edema (swelling) is and why it occurs. Edema Edema is the name given to localized swelling somewhere on the body.[tabletsmanual.com] Papilledema is swelling of optic nerve head due to increase in intracranial pressure.[icliniq.com]

  • Angioedema

    Theodore Woodward For the dental practitioner encountering a patient with a complaint of orofacial edema (swelling) following dental treatment, several routine possibilities[oralhealthgroup.com] Synonym(s): angioneurotic edema . angioedema (angioneurotic edema, Quincke's disease) (an jēōədē mə) , n the spontaneous swelling of the lips, cheeks, eyelids, tongue, soft[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] The literature tends to lump hereditary angioneurotic edema (HANE), allergic reactions, and idiopathic isolated swelling of the uvula into the same category, but these are[journals.lww.com]

  • Hereditary Angioedema

    “HAE swelling usually has a slower onset than allergic swelling. It can take two to five days to resolve if untreated.”[nydailynews.com] Less common presentations reflect edema at other sites. Scrotal or even penile swelling is fairly common in males.[emedicine.medscape.com] Hereditary angioedema A complement deficiency characterized by lymphatic vessel blockages that cause temporary swelling (edema) of areas of the skin, mucous membranes, and[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 3

    Media References Man 1 with lip swelling ,  SHIRE Man 2 with lip swelling ,  SHIRE Woman with lip swelling ,  SHIRE Hand swelling 1 ,  SHIRE Hand swelling 3 ,  SHIRE Hand[symptoma.com] On cutaneous examination, there was edema of eyelids, left cheek, and lips.[e-ijd.org] Consider intubation or tracheotomy early in progressive upper airway edema.[medicinenet.com]

  • Edema of the Newborn

    swelling in newborn.[rightdiagnosis.com] An unusual swelling on an infant's head Jarlath McAloon , John McCabe Paediatric Department, Antrim Hospital, Antrim, UK Correspondence to Dr Jarlath McAloon, Paediatric Department[fn.bmj.com] Edema (serious). Edema is retained fluid within body tissues. Edema fluid first appears as swelling of the feet due to gravity.[seattlechildrens.org]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    In later stages, swelling may occur in the abdomen (ascites), hands, and around the eyes in the morning (called periorbital edema).[healthcommunities.com] Reducing salt in your diet can help to control blood pressure and swelling (edema).[kidney.org] Symptoms may include: Fatigue and malaise Decreased appetite Weight gain and facial swelling Abdominal swelling or pain Foamy urine Fluid accumulation in the body spaces ([childrensnational.org]

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