Facial Swelling Overview
What is facial swelling?
A person with facial swelling has enlargement of the soft tissues that cover the face. Facial swelling may be due to allergies, inflammation, or infection. Two common causes for facial swelling are angioedema and cellulitis.
What are the symptoms of facial swelling?
Symptoms that occur with facial swelling include a change in vision, dental pain, eye pain, eye redness, facial pain, facial tenderness, fever, headache, jaw pain, neck pain, fainting, rash, nasal congestion, and runny nose.
How does the doctor treat facial swelling?
The treatment of facial swelling depends on the underlying cause. General treatment for facial swelling may include cold compresses, warm compresses, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain. Some may require antibiotics and decongestants.
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