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Face Swollen In Morning
My lips (and sometimes face) are swollen every single morning. This doesn't happen to anyone I know. Is this normal and why does this happen?
Possible Allergy: Please go to the doc and get checked for allergy. There are food allergies and chemical allergies. Something may even be in your make up if you use it. Once that is determined you can avoid the source. Hope this helps. ...Read more
My aunt's legs are very swollen and it won't go away. Her face is also swollen in the morning. Also FM, but Lyrica (pregabalin) doesn't help much. Bad headaches.
See her doctor...: I'm not sure of what you are asking; however, I would recommend that your aunt be in close contact and frequent follow up with her doctor to determine the cause of her symptoms and for treatment. Ask her to make an appointment for herself. ...Read more
Cluster of small red bumps and really dry skin on my face and swollen eyes in the morning. What could be wrong?
See a doctor: Any number of issues come to mind and an accurate diagnosis is important prior to treatment. This way you will know if all three problems are related and what can be done for each. ...Read more
I woke up sunday morning with the right side of my face swollen and hurting. What can I do to get rid of this pain?
Determine the cause: When the cause of the pain is determined, you can have the problem treated and alleviate the symptoms. Facial swelling is usually associated with a dental problem, so you should call a dentist first thing monday morning for an appointment. In the meantime otc pain meds will help. Sounds like you also need an antibiotic. ...Read more
I have been waking up to headaches on between my eyes and in the middle of my forehead in the morning. I also wake up drenched in sweat with my face swollen.
Night sweats: Head ache in middle of the eye sounds sinus, an infection of the sinuses may cause all these. ...Read more
Hi, I woke up this morning with both sides of my face swollen and sore. This is under/next to my ears on my jaw/cheek. I have felt quite ill all day?
Mumps?: Vaccines up to date? Any exposure to mumps that you are aware of? The area you are describing is the location of your parotid glands, and mumps is one of the things that can inflame them bilaterally. Any recent dental or ear problems? If you have fever or any other symptoms you should probably be seen by someone to confirm a diagnosis ...Read more
More information: I would need more information including past medical history, whether she has a fever, history of trauma, and whether this is painful or not. This could be something simple like sinusitis or it could be an inflammation of her parotid gland. Tumors are also possible but less likely. Please encourage her to see her physician. ...Read more
Not on its own: The two are probably linked, and would be better off having your problem treated before it progresses to a potentially serious condition. See your dentist who will discuss options with you and you can decide to remove the offending tooth or save it. ...Read more
Dependency: Laying in one spot, particularly if you are laying on your stomach can contribute to fluid dependency in your face. This is not typically normal. Try avoiding excess salt and if seeing a doctor have them check electrolyte, liver and kidney function. ...Read more
The left side of mt neck and face are swollen. How can I tell if my lymphnodes are swollen? And can they cause facial swelling? Lymphoma?
I have a itchy face & swollen (but not swollen shut)! . No new products but react to my own sweat. Very thin, sensitive skin - workout 3x week.?
Problems: Could be one of many causes. Please contact her doctor ASAP. Mom may be seen or be referred to a Neurologist and/or an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor. ...Read more
I woke up with the left side of my face swollen, could this be because I irritated the tooth by messing with it? Help I'm scared.
Likely infection: Not because you were messing with it over night. There are a lot of possibilities. Most likely it is an iinfection. If it is not getting worse see a dentist tomorrow. If it is getting worse go to the er. ...Read more
My tooth has got the whole right side of my face swollen to about the size of a softball? What is going on? Help please im in a lot of pain!
Hi, 5 days ago I used proactive on my face and next day after I woke up noticed that my face swollen and gradually started itchy and burning?
I think my daughter got bit by something. She started with a red dot size of nickel on face and now her whole side of face swollen. She is only 21months. Also on the initial dot was dry crusty?
Infection: I think you should let your pediatrician see her ASAP ...Read more
Woke up with face swollen on right side, long lump between ear and face and it's very painful especially when I move, what could this be?
My BP is high, face swollen, breathing difficulty and palpitations after si injections. How long will this last?
I think you: Ought to get to an emergency room. Call 911 if someone can't get you over there. ...Read more
I am experiencing facial swelling and swollen face. The following also describes me: Cloudy or blurred vision. What should I do?
Serious problem: Your symptoms are concerning and may be the harbinger of a serious problem and warrants a through exam by an ophthalmologist. Get on it now. ...Read more
I woke up with my face swollen yesterday and it won't go down. No pain. Numb. A hard lump. Centralized where the dentist gave me a shot last year.
Go back to DDS: Go back to your dentist. He will evaluate your situation. ...Read more
How do I reduce facial swelling? I had a bad allergic reaction and was treated at the ER, I was allowed to leave but face is still swollen 12hrs later
With medication: 48-72 hrs minimum. What medicine were you given for treatment. 12 hours is too early to see effects of therapy. ...Read more
I brushed my teeth yesterday and woke up today with my left side of my face swollen what does this mean?
This is impossible to diagnose without a clinical examination and x-rays.
Call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more
My friend has a bump on his face and it popped and is leaking puss and has made his face swollen, would this be a sign of cancer?
Likely infection: Most likely this is infection, needs immediate attention and antibiotics---make your friend to see doctor today! ...Read more