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A 47-year-old male asked:

my wife has swelling on the right side of her face in the cheek area and lip, no numbness or tingling .?

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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurosurgery 54 years experience
3 causes likely: Dental abscess, inflammation of parotid gland (mumps) & sinusitis can cause these symptoms without numbness but usually pain is present. Hives and swollen glands also cause this. If swelling lasts more than a day or two, your wife will need an examination.

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Last updated Mar 31, 2017

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