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Facial swelling

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
Pediatrics 11 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

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Likely allergy: Don't take this medication anymore and see an allergist for definitive testing.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 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 27 years experience
It isn't hereditary: Not every thing is hereditary. And sometimes this is a complication from another illness.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayaz Samadani
General Practice 58 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 33 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 58 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
A member asked:
Dr. James Newman
Facial Plastic Surgery 31 years experience
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
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
Addiction Medicine 31 years experience
No: At least this is not in the listed side effects. It can case worsening of the acne for a few weeks after starting.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuma Onyeije
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No: Swelling of any type is caused by body fluid in places where it normally should not be. When you are pregnant your body produces more blood cells and... Read More
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