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How come I have facial swelling, but nobody else in the family has it?

How come I have facial swelling, but nobody else in the family has it?

It isn't hereditary: Not every thing is hereditary. And sometimes this is a complication from another illness. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Facial swelling, will be bruising, what to do?

Facial swelling, will be bruising, what to do?

Bruising: We have no idea why your face is swollen. We also don't know anything about your medical history. We need more information to help advise you. Consider seeking a more detailed consultation through Health Tap Prime. ...Read more

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Facial swelling post root canal antibiotics work?

Facial swelling post root canal antibiotics work?

Recommended: If you have swelling or bacterial drainage associated with your tooth, an antibiotic may be prescribed. If you develop any swelling after treatment call your dentist for post-op appointment. ...Read more

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Acute facial swelling/pain/rash/fever, what to do?

Acute facial swelling/pain/rash/fever, what to do?

Allergic reaction: The symptoms are consistent with an acute allergic reaction. The rash probably correlates with that diagnosis. Sinusitis rarely, if ever, causes facial swelling and a rash. Try a non-sedating antihistamine such as Claritin (loratadine) or Allegra and consult an allergist. ...Read more

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How can you reduce facial swelling from blistering eczema?

How can you reduce facial swelling from blistering eczema?

See Dermatologist: Uncomplicated eczema does not blister. Eczema may sometimes weep or get crusty and even then it is often a sign of secondary infection, usually bacterial. If you have eczema with blisters then you may have a secondary viral infection called "eczema herpeticum " in which case you need to consult a dermatologist immediately. ...Read more

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How can you heal facial swelling due to alcohol consumption?

How can you heal facial swelling due to alcohol consumption?

Stop drinking.: If alcohol consumption is causing your face to swell you should see your md. You may need to have a physical and your liver function tested. Alcoholism is a treatable disease. ...Read more

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How do I find out the cause of my facial swelling/water retention?

How do I find out the cause of my facial swelling/water retention?

Question: To find out the cause of your symptoms you have to go see and Dr. And be evaluated. ...Read more

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Could methamphetamine (or other illegal drugs) cause severe facial swelling?

Could methamphetamine (or other illegal drugs) cause severe facial swelling?

Usually allergy: It is possible for anyone to be allergic to anything, and get facial edema, swelling of the eyes and throat, and have breathing problems from any drug. These kinds of side effects are very common with amphetamines and other stimulants. ...Read more

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Any recommended drugs, herbs, food to treat facial swelling after dental surgery?

Any recommended drugs, herbs, food to treat facial swelling after dental surgery?

Call and: Call and discuss this with the dentist who actually performed the surgery. No home remedies other than ice applied to the area for the first 24 hours only. ...Read more

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Is it possible for methamphetamine (or other illegal drugs) to cause severe facial swelling?

Is it possible for methamphetamine (or other illegal drugs) to cause severe facial swelling?

Usually allergy: It is possible for anyone to be allergic to anything, and get facial edema, swelling of the eyes and throat, and have breathing problems from any drug. These kinds of side effects are very common with amphetamines and other stimulants. ...Read more

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I suffer from facial swelling esp in my cheeks and under my eyes presumably due to sinusitis. The swelling has not gone down?

I suffer from facial swelling esp in my cheeks and under my eyes presumably due to sinusitis. The swelling has not gone down?

Inflammation: It would be unusual to have both sides of the face swell from sinusitis. If there is associated redness, you must get checked for cellulitis which is a serious problem in the malar areas of the face due to proximity to the brain. ...Read more

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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?

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?

LN DDx: The differential diagnosis (ddx) or multiple possible causes of increased size of lymph nodes (ln) or lymphadenopathy is large. You should see a doctor to see if you have an infection. A cancer such as lymphoma is a possibility, but so are many other causes. ...Read more

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I cracked #2 two years ago and it's now mostly gone. After cracking a tooth what's the normal timeframe for facial swelling and unbearable pain?

None: There's no way to predict when you will have these problems. The sooner you have the residual roots removed the less chance you will have an abscess. ...Read more

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You said it was normal to have facial swelling after a cortisone shot. How long until the swelling goes away? Also do you have any home remedy suggestions to help?

You said it was normal to have facial swelling after a cortisone shot. How long until the swelling goes away? Also do you have any home remedy suggestions to help?

No remedies: IT would be unusual for one corticosteroid injection to cause marked facial swelling but the swelling will recede as the medication effect wanes over a week or two. AVoidance of salt intake lessens the effect. ...Read more

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What causes facial swelling?

What causes facial swelling?

Many possibilities: There can be multiple causes for facial swelling. Depending on the location of the face, the duration, the reason for onset, etc. Many possibilities exist. Allergy, infection, trauma, autoimmune to name a few. Suggest you schedule a visit with your primary care doc or a healthtap prime or concierge appt to get a more accurate assessment. ...Read more

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I have facial swelling after sasyclic acid?

I have facial swelling after sasyclic acid?

Likely allergy: Don't take this medication anymore and see an allergist for definitive testing. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Facial swelling?

What is the definition or description of: Facial swelling?

Facial swelling: Facial swelling (edema) occurs when fluid accumulates in the facial tissues. This puffiness can occur for many reasons including infections and allergic reactions. ...Read more

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What do yiu do for a sunburn that causes facial swelling?

What do yiu do for a sunburn that causes facial swelling?

Sunburn: Ice application and Aspirin and sometimes Prednisone if approved by a physician may help reduce swelling and redness. Seek medical attention for any severe sunburn. ...Read more

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What are the causes of facial swelling and pain in type 2 diabetics?

What are the causes of facial swelling and pain in type 2 diabetics?

Dental infection: Is the most cause for facial pain and slewing. Type 2 diabetes makes you more susceptible to any infection. Type 2 diabetes also affects your ability to heal and resist infections.
Rec. See a pcp or dentist for further investigation. ...Read more

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Can Accutane cause facial swelling?

Can Accutane cause facial swelling?

No: At least this is not in the listed side effects. It can case worsening of the acne for a few weeks after starting. ...Read more

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Can bells palsy cause facial swelling?

Can bells palsy cause facial swelling?

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Your symptoms may be a neurological ailment called trigeminal neuralgia. Not a very well understood problem and should see your doctor, who may then possibly refer to a neurologist. There can be a TMJ relation, but tn, associated with bell's palsy, can create symptoms that mimic tmj/tmd. Bell's palsy is not well understood either and may come and go. Seems like you might be improving though. ...Read more

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Facial swelling after a head injury from a fall?

Facial swelling after a head injury from a fall?

Periorbital edema: Very typical that with head injury one gets craniofacial trauma. Swelling normal and will get better three days after incident. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of facial swelling after surgery?

How do I get rid of facial swelling after surgery?

Facial Swelling Tips: Swelling after surgery is minimized by elevating the area, normal blood pressure, no nausea or vomiting, stop taking nsaid's, antioxidants, and some vitamins and supplements that can cause bruising 2 wks before and after, and low salt diet. And if advised massage and elastic wraps. ...Read more

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Does rosacea cause facial swelling, burning or itching?

Does rosacea cause facial swelling, burning or itching?

Yes: Severe rosacea can cause swelling, itching and a burning sensation and would require oral antibiotics and perhaps even low doses of steroids to calm down the condition in tally before the topial medications can work. ...Read more

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How common is facial swelling from sustiva (efavirenz)?

How common is facial swelling from sustiva (efavirenz)?

It is not listed...: ...In the package insert as a common side effect, but facial swelling can be a sign of allergic reaction to the drug - particularly if accompanied by fever, a general ill feeling, fatigue, muscle or joint aches, blisters, oral lesions, or eye inflammation. If you have any combination of those, call your doctor right away. ...Read more

Dr. Nishan Odabashian
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Facial Swelling (Definition)

Facial swelling (edema) occurs when fluid accumulates in the facial tissues. This puffiness can occur for many reasons including ...Read more


Dr. William Singer
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Swollen Face (Definition)

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