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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
10 years experience Pediatrics
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

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 Dentistry
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
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Cause determines: It depends upon what is causing the facial swelling. Especially if you do not know the possible causes, it is troubling. A bruise, an allergy, a tum ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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
26 years experience Pediatrics
It isn't hereditary: Not every thing is hereditary. And sometimes this is a complication from another illness.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayaz Samadani
57 years experience General Practice
GH use: Growth hormones works on the tissues and both symptoms are possible. Consultation is necessary
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A member asked:
Dr. James Newman
30 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Apply moisturizer: Swelling is a normal reaction to sunburn and should be treated with topical aloe or aquaphor. Take vitamin c 1gram twice a day and consult your doct ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: At least this is not in the listed side effects. It can case worsening of the acne for a few weeks after starting.

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