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Is there anything that can cause mouth pain/swollen face besides an abscess?

Is there anything that can cause mouth pain/swollen face besides an abscess?

See your dentist: A fractured root, periodontal disease, inflamed temporomandibular joint, allergic reaction and trauma can contribute to facial swelling.

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What could be the hormonal causes for a swollen face? Cushing's and thyroid being ruled out.

What could be the hormonal causes for a swollen face? Cushing's and thyroid being ruled out.

Swollen face: The only thing I can think of is swelling of glands on each side of your face. That would not cause total facial swelling your doctor did not see anything like that. A second opinion never hurts.

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Can renal failure cause swollen face?

Can renal failure cause swollen face?

Yes: When kidneys lose function you cannot eliminate salt and water. As it accumulates in the body it causes swelling in the face, belly and other areas.

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Hi I had maxillary surgery 3 months ago to remove a cyst (right side)but now I have a right swollen face and a painfull gum what could cause this?

Hi I had maxillary surgery 3 months ago to remove a cyst (right side)but now I have a right swollen face and a painfull gum what could cause this?

Swollen face: It could be swelling after your surgery or you could be developing another cyst. Try applying warm compresses to the area and if it dose not improve in a few days f/u with the ent. When was your last dental check up? You may also have a secondary infection in your gums.

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Iv been abusing laxatives for the past 3 months. After stopping I started to wake up with a swollen face and hands. What may be the cause?

Iv been abusing laxatives for the past 3 months. After stopping I started to wake up with a swollen face and hands. What may be the cause?

Metabolic: DyYou are purging with laxative and need to see both a medical physician and a psychologist. Multiple causes: none of them good. Time to get real and get checked.

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Could a swollen face caused due to chronic sinusitis disappear for a month post an abortion? I have heard infections disappear\increase after pregnanc

Could a swollen face caused due to chronic sinusitis disappear for a month post an abortion? I have heard infections disappear\increase after pregnanc

Seems unlikely: It does not seem likely that having an abortion would have significantly impacted your chronic sinusitis. Pregnancy can worsen sinus problems due to hormonal changes in the mucosal tissue. Seek treatment for the sinusitis.

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What can cause a swollen face and big bubble above the tooth?

What can cause a swollen face and big bubble above the tooth?

Abscess: This is most likely an abscess of the tooth. You will need a root canal or extraction, but don't delay. This is very serious!

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Ok d so I woke up with swollen face and eyes. What could have caused this?

Ok d so I woke up with swollen face and eyes. What could have caused this?

? Allergic reaction: Your description could be related to an allergic reaction although other issues can cause similar symptoms. See your regular doctor for further evaluation.

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How to reduce swollen face caused due to omnacortil? I was taking 60mg till last week, now on 40mg. Doc said to reduce it by 10mg per week.

How to reduce swollen face caused due to omnacortil? I was taking 60mg till last week, now on 40mg. Doc said to reduce it by 10mg per week.

Time: Increased body fat and salt (water) retention from systemic cortisone are expected side effects which are usually dose and duration dependent. It may take weeks for the effects to subside after discontinuation of oral steroid. For those who have been on large doses of steroid, the effect may never completely go away. The severity is variable among people. Why are you on steroid?

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Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

Cause of a swollen face near the lips and swollen glands in neck?

Allergic reaction.: I am concerned that you may be experiencing a hypersensitivity reaction to something, or at the very least, you are having some type of infection. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the short term, but see your physician for an exam and possible labwork in the next day or 2.

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Woke up to a swollen face and small red splotches all over. What causes this?

Woke up to a swollen face and small red splotches all over. What causes this?

Hives: It sounds like an allergic reaction of some type possibly hives especially if the spots are coming and going. Contact allergic reactions may also cause rashes such as what you have described. If you are feeling a burning or a painful sensation then infection or an inflammatory process may be the cause. Irregardless it sounds like you need to visit your dermatologist or primary care doctor.

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What can cause terrible joint pain, along with a swollen face and eyes?

What can cause terrible joint pain, along with a swollen face and eyes?

Inflammation: You have symptoms of inflammation that may be caused by an infection or an autoimmune condition. There are other less common causes like neoplastic conditions. You definitely need to see a doctor in person to begin a work up of your condition. Expect some tests to be involved.

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I hav a swollen face since years. Thyroid, cortisol, creatinine all ruled out. Docs r unable to find d cause. Which diuretic can I use? Plz help!

I hav a swollen face since years. Thyroid, cortisol, creatinine all ruled out. Docs r unable to find d cause. Which diuretic can I use? Plz help!

Considerations: In a female in 20s with isolated facial swelling (angioedema) could be possible - checking CRP, ESR, C4 levels could be helpful. Unusual exposures should be evaluated (insect bites, food, etc.) for possible allergic reaction. In females with PCOS an evaluation of hormones by physician should be considered.

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What's the worst that can happen with a toothache and swollen face?

What's the worst that can happen with a toothache and swollen face?

Death: Unchecked infection in the upper jaw can spread through pathways to the brain! Lower jaw infections can spread to the heart the same way! Unless drainage was established and elimination of the source of infections, people died from these ailments. During Medieval time they used primitive means to extract offending teeth. Cavemen knocked out teeth with rocks! Fortunately you can see you dentist to

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How can I get rid of a swollen face?

How can I get rid of a swollen face?

Swollen face: Find the reason for the swelling. Contact a plastic surgeon.

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Swollen face hard to breath female 51

Swollen face hard to breath female 51

CALL: Call 911 now! You may be having an allergic reaction and there could be swelling of your airway making it hard to breath. Please call 911.

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Sometimes I feel that my breasts are like a swollen face, is this dangerous?!

Sometimes I feel that my breasts are like a swollen face, is this dangerous?!

I'm sorry: But I don't understand your question. I'm not sure how a breast would be like a swollen face. Best discuss w/your doctor.

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Neck shoulder pain and swollen face?

Neck shoulder pain and swollen face?

Varies: There are a lot of potential causes, but I would definitely be checked as soon as possible. An abcess would be a potential cause and is potentially dangerous. Thank you for your question.

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