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Woke Face Swollen
Please have her seen: by her doctor if this continues. If there are no other symptoms, such as fever, and she is drinking well, you can observe her with her upright to see if it goes away. It may be from laying in one position. However, at her age, any abnormality that continues should be checked by a doctor. ...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?
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.
Red pimple near left eye very swollen and painful. Small head formed this morning with itchy ears and itchy throat. Woke up with face swollen near pimple. I'm 17 weeks pregnant do I need antibiotics?
Acyclovir 800mg, took one pill last night and woke w/ swollen face. Taking for shingles, rash is on face as well. Please help me I have no ins..
Angioedema: An allergic like reaction to Acyclovir is a possible explanation for your facial swelling. It can be accompanied by a rash, swollen face, lips, tongue, as well as throat swelling which could be life threatening. Would need to stop the medication. Facial shingles should be managed by a doctor. Can't rule out ocular herpes in your case. Er is a good option or at least urgent care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am still experiencing infection in my gums. I did one full course of antibiotics. Woke up this morning, face swollen again. What should 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
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
My son woke up and the right side of his face swollen, the area below his eye is now turning blue, what are the possible causes?
Swollen face: There are a few possible causes for a unilateral face swelling. Is there any history of trauma? It may also be due to an infection. Please take him to see a medical practitioner. ...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.
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 ?
Got kidney pain, fever & woke up today with the right side of my face swollen & painful for no reason. Is this connected? Feel really unwell & tired
See a doctor: This cannot be diagnosed over the internet. Take with you a complete list of symptoms and their sequence in developing along with any other factors you deem pertinent and allow them to examine you. If testing is needed they can order this. Good luck. ...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
My girlfriend woke up with a rash all over her face, it had her face swollen red itching especially near the ears and she has pimples what to do?
Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) HC: There are many causes of itching. In most cases, the cause is an allergy. If one experiences any difficulty breathing they must go to an emergency room or urgent care center immediately. The simplest treatment would be to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (25-50mg) and apply 1% Hydrocortisone ointment 4 times per day. Do not apply anything else to the face (make-up, wrinkle creams, etc) until the rash resolves. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers