Results for: Swelling

Why does salt water reduce swelling?

  salt water helps to remove water through a property of osmosis. this is movement of water molecules from a region of their higher concentration to a region of their lowe (MORE)
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How do you get rid of swelling on your cheek?

  Well, you probably should see a doctor. In the mean time, if there is a fresh injury, apply cold. If the injury is older, apply heat. Keep the area warm. If there is pai (MORE)

Why do lymph nodes swell?

Lymph nodes most commonly swell due to bacterial/viral infections. These swellings of lymph nodes are usually tender, mobile and grow large in size (2-3cm) within a short peri (MORE)
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What is a swell-bow?

When you smash your elbow really hard and it has a gnarly bump. Usually a swell-bow also the tendency to stay on one's arm for a while... I think in medical terms it is techni (MORE)

What is to swell up?

To expand, to get larger. Swelling often involves the absorption of water or other liquids.
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Why do raisins swell when kept in water?

Raisins are just dried grapes, so when raisins are kept in water they re-absorb liquid (that they lost in the drying process). They swell to accommodate the new liquid.
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Swelling on forehead?

Swelling on the forehead can be caused by an injury like a hit to  the head in a fall. There are also medical conditions that can  cause forehead swelling like sebaceous cys (MORE)
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Swelling of feet?

If you have a personal medical problem, go and see a Doctor, the  internet is not place to seek PERSONAL medical advice.
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