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a small raised area of skin resulting from a light blow or an insect sting, for example

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Preferred attributes of superabsorbent hydrogels are (a) high capacity for swelling, (b) fast rate of swelling and (c) high strength of swollen gel.
"That time I just felt something wasn't right - my lips were swelling straight away and I was in pain, which I never usually am.
Al Zarouni explained that their innovation project system prevents swelling and skin irritation through the use of sensors and strips of ultraviolet light and simple ventilation techniques.
Apply a regular force cause any too tight pressure leads to prevent blood flowing then appear numbness, make pain worse, swelling under the bandage.
* Lymph node swelling of neck below the age of 40 years is more likely to be tubercular and above the age of 40 years to be malignant.
"When the priests exorcise the demons, the swelling disappears for about one day but after a while the swelling comes back, we need serious prayers," one of the school teachers told Nation.Ms Lucy Kamau, a parent, said she received a call from the school asking her to pick her daughter since she could not write or take a shower.
Aromatic hydrocarbons have a greater swelling effect (and a more adverse effect on physical properties) than aliphatic or olefinic hydrocarbons (the other primary constituents of petroleum).
The purpose of the lateral unconfined uniaxial swelling test is to study the rule between deformation of axial swelling and time of dry weak swelling rock upon the impact of both different axial load and hydration under the lateral confined condition.
It has yet to come up with a follow-up or a clarification as to what is causing the swelling in reported cases. 
Clays in Barranquilla's western and southwestern zone present prominent swelling behavior which is mainly produced by the montmorillonite clay mineral content (Feferbaum and Beltran, 1974).
Figure 4 shows that the swelling capacity increased gradually with the KPS concentration from 0.006 mol/L up to 0.014 mol/L, and then decreased considerably with further increase in KPS concentration.
Many attempts have been made to prepare superabsorbent materials by grafting starch with an acrylic monomer, and these materials exhibited a good swelling capacity [11-14].
3) Ball reported the frequency of the various common causes of unilateral leg swelling as follows: 16 to 30 % for deep vein thrombosis, 6 to 9 % for cellulitis, 6 to 7 % for muscular injury, 5 to 7 % for superficial thrombosis and 2 to 6 % for ruptured Baker's cyst15,16.
The objective of this research was to analyze the impact of duration of surgery on post-operative pain and swelling after surgical removal of mandibular third molars.
The medical term for this swelling is 'lymphadenopathy', and while it generally indicates that you've picked up an infection - in other words, you're unwell - it's also a sign your immune system is doing its job, cranking into action and sending a stream of bug-busting white blood cells around your body.