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Sun poisoning facial swelling

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Sounds like an allergic reaction, so first thing, stop using the gel. Try benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and see the dr. as you may need a steroid taper... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Autoimmune disease: Some individuals have light sensitivity that can be secondary to autoimmune disease. This can be systemic or limited to the skin. I would consult an i... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
Wound care 37 years experience
Very carefully: If you have blisters or facial swelling get medical help. Otherwise wash a burned face with cool water, soft cloth and mild soap don't scrub pat it d... Read More
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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.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
A Verified Doctoranswered
39 years experience
Ice and Advil (ibuprofen): You do not mention what type of surgery. Dental? Plastic surgery? In general intermittent use of ice, advil (ibuprofen) and limiting activity are the ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Could be: One form of abrupt onset facial swelling called Angioedema may or may not be caused by allergy, certain medications like Lisinopril or more commonly ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Calvert
Dentistry 37 years experience
Probable abscess: If you have facial swelling, then you most likely have an infected tooth that now has an abscess that is growing creating the swelling. It is very imp... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Angioedema: This is a Type 1 allergic reaction and can be potentially serious. You need to figure out what is the specific cause of the allergy - usually a certa... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 46 years experience
Trigeminal Neuralgia: Your symptoms may be a neurological ailment called trigeminal neuralgia. Not a very well understood problem and should see your doctor, who may then ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctoranswered
29 years experience
Bruising: We have no idea why your face is swollen. We also don't know anything about your medical history. We need more information to help advise you. Conside... Read More
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