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A 19-year-old female asked:

I haven't gain weight but my face much bigger than before, i had enough water and don't eat high sodium food, what is the reason?how to make it small?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Fat or water: If you have recently gained weight, your face will be bigger from fat. If you haven't, then you may have swelling from fluid, which can have many causes. Best to see a doctor for an initial check to make sure there isn't a medical reason for facial swelling. (rarely, this is the result of kidney problems, low protein level, excess corticosteroids, vein blockage, etc.) good luck.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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excellent advice - agree fully -
Sep 3, 2014

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