A 58-year-old female asked:
I developed swolling in front of left ear a few days ago. also have a rash on forehead on same side as swelling. face on that side is warm and swelling appears to be traveling further down neck.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ann De nardinanswered
24 years experience
Facial swelling : This may indicate cellulitis. You should seek medical attention.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Jack Mutnickanswered
Allergy and Immunology 19 years experience
Cellulitis: This sounds like a skin infection, or even something more serious. Get in to your doctor now!
5.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 15, 2013
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