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Facial swelling at night

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Probably not sinus: A swelling in your cheek is most likely a dental issue. Have your dentist re-examine those maxillary teeth.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See your doctor: There are several possible causes of this type of swelling: allergic reaction, sinusitis, cellulitis or dental infection. See your doctor for proper ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
Pediatrics 10 years experience
Many possibilities: there can be multiple causes for facial swelling. Depending on the location of the face, the duration, the reason for onset, etc. many possibilities e... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
Allergy and Immunology 12 years experience
Likely allergy: Don't take this medication anymore and see an allergist for definitive testing.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
40 years experience
Depends: It is a function of what the underlying issue is. It could be anywhere between a few days and forever. Get it evaluated by a dentist or physician asap... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Facial swelling: Facial swelling (edema) occurs when fluid accumulates in the facial tissues. This puffiness can occur for many reasons including infections and all... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
Pediatrics 26 years experience
It isn't hereditary: Not every thing is hereditary. And sometimes this is a complication from another illness.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Absolutely. An extremely painful facial swelling that occurs sporadically is not a normal part of everyday life. You did not state where the swelling ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayaz Samadani
General Practice 57 years experience
GH use: Growth hormones works on the tissues and both symptoms are possible. Consultation is necessary
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Facial swelling: Face swelling can be caused by inflammation, allergies, trauma or infection in the tissues of the face. Facial swelling can be due to relatively mild ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Unlikely: If sinusitis is the cause , this would be a very serious complication which would make you quite ill. Your swelling is more likely from angioedema (s... Read More