Swollen Face

The face can get swollen in conditions like allergic conjunctivitis, preeclampsia, cellulitis, anaphylaxis, angioedema, thyroid diseases, sinusitis, abscess, drug allergy, etc. Facial swelling is commonly caused due to food, insect, and medication allergy.

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Can Feroglobin help to reduce puffiness and swelling in face due to iron deficiency anemia?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old. I am a patient with repeated episodes of iron deficiency anemia due to submucosal fibroids. Yesterday, I felt so different as I was tired, had difficulty in breathing, and weak. So I went to buy Feroglobin B12 (liquid iron). Today, I woke up with a swollen face, and th...  Read Full »


Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have not mentioned your hemoglobin levels. Having very low hemoglobin levels cause these symptoms. You can take Feroglobin B12 (Iron and Folic acid) five milliliters after lunch and dinner in thirty milliliters of water. You need to drink some more water after takin...  Read Full »

Why was my face swollen on both sides of the cheekbones today morning?

Query: Hi doctor, This morning I noticed that my face was swollen on both sides of the cheekbones. Mildly a Zirtek and a 16 mg Medrol in the afternoon. It has not entirely receded. I feel numbness and burning sensation. The color of the skin has not changed. Yesterday I took Algofren 400.  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is this the first time you have used Algofren (Ibuprofen)? Do you have any allergic reactions to other types of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications like Aspirin? Do you have any fever or changes in vision? Do you have any pain in the mouth, or oral ulcers...  Read Full »

What is the cause of my son's face swelling, allergy or teething?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 17 months old. He has a swollen upper lip on the inside of his mouth. It is not pus filled, just swollen. Both cheeks are puffed up because of the swelling. The swelling started overnight. Also, he has a fever. One side of the molar came out. Is this because of teething or an al...  Read Full »


Dr. Vijaykumar Mundeshi

General Practitioner, Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Swelling of upper lip, puffiness of cheeks and sudden onset of fever suggest more like an allergic reaction (angioedema). I will be glad if I have the following information. Have you noted any breathing difficulty or noisy breathing and any skin rashes? Did this happen...  Read Full »

Can untreated TMJ problem be the reason for my facial asymmetry?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had some form of TMJ disorder for close to 10 years at this point. I never had any treatment for it since it never hindered or affected me in any way, aside from clicking in my jaw. However, I believe I am beginning to see the effects of letting it go untreated. I severely gri...  Read Full »


Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Dentist, Endodontist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First and foremost, I want you to make sure you do not need any form of surgery. I have seen many cases, and trust me, you are nowhere near. Secondly, the real useful image was the last one that was cropped (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for swollen feet?

Query: Hi doctor, I have got swelling in feet and excess pain over last few days. I have breathing problem while walking. I also feel weakness since few days. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Md. Kais Haider Chowdhury

General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your leg is swelling like when you press your finger on your leg and see pushing marks of your finger (use thumb) then there is a real¬†need for emergency care and treatment. If your leg swelling is also associated with swelling of the body and face then it needs ur...  Read Full »

I have a swollen face. Shall I go to the ER or consult a doctor?

Query: Hello doctor,In the left side of my face right in front of the ear and around the lower back of my ear is swollen. I had a sore throat a few days before, and I have been coughing hard with lots of mucus. I had also swollen a teary, red, and slightly painful left eye, which started, a week before. Wh...  Read Full »


Dr. Philip Shenouda

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are multiple reasons for what you suffer from, and your case could be one of them. First, that could be part of the illness, which is acute upper respiratory tract Infection (viral or bacterial, usually viral comes with such symptoms). The swelling could be as ...  Read Full »

I have an abscessed tooth with swollen face. Is it serious?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an abscessed tooth and have been on antibiotics for three days. I woke up this morning with an extremely swollen face, should I go to the ER?  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your question and I can understand your concern about your toothache and facial swelling. You need IV (intravenous) route antibiotics like Ceftriaxone one gram after allergic test and for that, you must visit either a dentist or an emergency room. Af...  Read Full »

I am having severe toothache with swollen face even after taking antibiotic. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My tooth started hurting about a month and a half ago, just one night of hurting badly. Then went away. About weeks later started hurting again but nothing too bad. I just dealt with it. Now, again I have severe pain. I went to ER, said it was abscessed tooth and gave me Amoxicillin. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your question and I can understand your concern. I think you are having an acute periapical infection with involvement of buccal and mandibular space infection. If the swelling is increasing and there is burning pain you may need another antibiotic w...  Read Full »

I am getting swelling over my face followed by toothache. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had toothache for the past 48 hours. It made the right side of my face to completely swell. The toothache has now gone, but the swelling is increasing and started affecting the eye area. I have applied heat and ice to the swollen area, but neither have worked. Please give me some advice...  Read Full »


Dr. Prerna Jain

Dentist, Orthodontist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The swelling that you have seems to be an abscess or pus due to infection. This infection is most likely due to your tooth decay over a long period of time, which has spread to bone and around your soft tissues like muscles. In the face region, swelling increases rapidly ...  Read Full »

There is swelling, itching, and redness of face. Please help with treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20 year old female. There is swelling, redness, and itching on my face. Please help me with a treatment. This problem lasts so long, sometimes more than six months.  Read Full »


Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your complaint and you seem to be having dermatitis. I would recommend you to apply topical steroid like Mometasone cream on the affected area twice daily for two weeks and take antihistaminic like tablet Levocetirizine 5 mg twice daily. Consult a ...  Read Full »

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