Top
30
Doctor insights on: Do Some Women Get A Swollen Face Before Their Periods

Share
Dr. Katharine Cox
64 Doctors shared insights

Swollen Face (Definition)

= facial distention due to fluid build up. This may be due to trauma, life-threatening allergic reactions, ...Read more


3

3
Period is 5 days late, fingers are swollen, face is breaking out, breasts are sore, naseous & tired all the time. Neg. Hpt test at one day late?

Period is 5 days late, fingers are swollen, face is breaking out, breasts are sore, naseous & tired all the time. Neg. Hpt test at one day late?

Prob not pregnant: A home pregnancy test is accurate once you are late for your period. In this case it sounds like you are not pregnant. See your doctor to discuss your symptoms and to begin birth control to help you avoid a teen pregnancy. ...Read more

4

4
Iv fatigue, body pain, intolerance to cold & heat, frequent cold, swollen face, irregular periods, pcos diagnosed. Bt my thyroid results came out as normal?

Iv fatigue, body pain, intolerance to cold & heat, frequent cold, swollen face, irregular periods, pcos diagnosed. Bt my thyroid results came out as normal?

FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com gutbliss. Com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science. Com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleepdisorders cause Fatigue ...Read more

5

5
I've swollen face, weakness, shoulder &arm pain, hairloss, irregular periods, pcos, depressn, low BBT. My TFTS came bck normal. Cud I still have hypothyroidism?

I've swollen face, weakness, shoulder &arm pain, hairloss, irregular periods, pcos, depressn, low BBT. My TFTS came bck normal. Cud I still have hypothyroidism?

Possible: The range for TSH/thyroid stimulating hormone is large. So if your thyroid labs comes back "in range", you are considered normal or euthyroid. HOWEVER, if you remain with symptoms like you describe, a trial of thyroid replacement is low risk, easy, inexpensive. The clinical result will be obvious is 2 to 4 weeks, ie your symptoms stay the same, get better or worse. Be well. ...Read more

6

6
Should you get a swollen face a day after a car accident?

Should you get a swollen face a day after a car accident?

See a doctor: Swelling of the face after trauma could signal a significant injury such as facial fracture. Please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

8

8
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. ...Read more

11

11
What can we do to make our child's toothache feel better until we can get to the dentist? He's six, and is in a good deal of pain from a toothache, with a swollen face. Cold compresses don't seem to be doing much. Is there anything else we can use? .

What can we do to make our child's toothache feel better until we can get to the dentist? He's six, and is in a good deal of pain from a toothache, with a swollen face. Cold compresses don't seem to be doing much. Is there anything else we can use? .

GET HELP: Toothache with swelling almost certainly means infection. Advil (ibuprofen) may help mask symptoms, but will not cure infection that will only get worse and spread (quickly in children). Yhou son needs help, and he needs it now. Please call your dentist, endodontist, oral surgeon, pediatric dentist, or go to er. Don't wait. ...Read more

13

13
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. ...Read more

15

15
Serious tooth problems causing a swollen face, what can I do?

Serious tooth problems causing a swollen face, what can I do?

Please get urgent: Care. You could have an abscess. Bacterial infections can spread to contiguous structures. Please see dentist now. ...Read more

16

16
How can I treat a swollen face due to a drug allergic reaction?

How can I treat a swollen face due to a drug allergic reaction?

Self resolving: Facial swelling can be quite distressing
The best way is to allow it time to resolve on it's own though I realize this can make you self conscious and be a source of embarrassment. A glucocorticosteroid such as Prednisone is often prescribed but the benefits need to be weighed against the risk of potentially severe side effects. ...Read more

17

17
My son has a really swollen face with his tonsillitis, is this quite normal?

My son has a really swollen face with his tonsillitis, is this quite normal?

No: Significant facial swelling is unlikely a part of tonsillitis. Have him checked by his doctor or take him to er. ...Read more

18

18
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. ...Read more

19

19
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. ...Read more

21

21
I have cold 365 days a year and a swollen face since years. I do not have headache or facial pain. What could this be?

Facial congestion: Chronic facial congestion or sinus pain are often caused by allergies - such as hayfever, or other allergies. See your doctor or an allergist to find out. ...Read more

22

22
Could ingrown hair lead to a swollen face?

Could ingrown hair lead to a swollen face?

Yes: It sounds like you have cellilitis which is an infectious and inflammatory condition that should be evaluated and treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

23

23
I have a swollen face under my ear it's not to painful but is uncomfortable and it tingles. What could this be? Allergie?

I have a swollen face under my ear it's not to painful but is uncomfortable and it tingles. What could this be? Allergie?

Swollen face: There are lymph nodes present in-front, behind and below the ear, this may be the cause of the swelling. In addition, below the ear and the edge of the jaw are salival glands that sometimes get stones in their draining ducts and swell. A physical examination is required to accurately diagnose your problem; see your pcp or an ENT physician. ...Read more

25

25
I'm concerned because I have swollen face and itchiness?

I'm concerned because I have swollen face and itchiness?

ALLERGY SINUSITIS: Most likely you have allergy sinusitis, or you could be having a chronic sinusitis
try to take allergy medicine like zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night since it could make you drowsy
if persistent you might need to see ENT specialist
some people benefit from saline nasal spray, some suggest local honey from your local farmer market. ...Read more

26

26
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 ...Read more

27

27
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. ...Read more

29

29
Woke up with swollen face but not sore why. What can I do?

Woke up with swollen face but not sore why. What can I do?

ALLERGY SINUSITIS: Most likely you have allergy sinusitis, or you could be having a chronic sinusitis
try to take allergy medicine like zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night since it could make you drowsy
if persistent you might need to see ENT specialist
some people benefit from saline nasal spray, some suggest local honey from your local farmer market
you could place some ice on your forehead keep you head up while sleeping. ...Read more

30

30
How long until swollen face from tooth absess goes away??

How long until swollen face from tooth absess goes away??

Treatment: It depends on how it is being treated... has your dentist started root canal therapy or given you antibiotics? Without care the abscess will not heal on its own. ...Read more