Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Swelling in the Face and Unexplained Swelling 85 Causes

The freeMD virtual doctor has found 85 conditions that can cause Swelling in the Face and Unexplained Swelling.

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There are 13 common conditions that can cause Swelling in the Face and Unexplained Swelling.
  1. Allergic Reactions
  2. Ant Bites
  3. Bee Sting
  4. Cellulitis
  5. Cervical Lymphadenitis
  6. Chapped Lips
  7. Cold Sores
  8. Facial Contusion
  9. Food Allergies
  10. Food Reactions
  11. Gingivitis
  12. Nose Injury
  13. Periodontal Disease
There are 20 somewhat common conditions that can cause Swelling in the Face and Unexplained Swelling.
  1. Acne Rosacea
  2. Allergic Urticaria
  3. Angioedema
  4. Bulimia
  5. Dental Abscess
  6. Dental Injury
  7. Diabetic Nephropathy
  8. Drug Allergy
  9. Drug Side Effect
  10. Facial Cellulitis
  11. Facial Fracture
  12. Facial Injury
  13. Gum Injury
  14. Herpangina
  15. Herpes Gingivostomatitis
  16. Jaw Injury
  17. Kidney Disease
  18. Mouth or Tongue Injury
  19. Nasal Bone Fracture
  20. Pregnancy
There are 20 uncommon conditions that can cause Swelling in the Face and Unexplained Swelling.
  1. Actinomycosis
  2. Anaphylaxis
  3. Aspirin Allergy
  4. Chinese Restaurant Syndrome
  5. Cluster Headaches
  6. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
  7. High Altitude Illness
  8. Hypothyroidism
  9. Immunization Reaction
  10. Jaw Fracture
  11. Osteomyelitis
  12. Parotitis
  13. Peanut Allergy
  14. Post Dental Surgery Complications
  15. Preeclampsia
  16. Scuba Injuries
  17. Secondary Tooth Avulsion
  18. Sialadenitis
  19. Stomatitis
  20. Thyroiditis
There are 32 rare conditions that can cause Swelling in the Face and Unexplained Swelling.
  1. Acromegaly
  2. Acute Glomerulonephritis
  3. Acute Interstitial Nephritis
  4. Acute Tubular Necrosis
  5. Burkitt Lymphoma
  6. Carcinoid Syndrome
  7. Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis
  8. Chagas Disease
  9. Choriocarcinoma
  10. End Stage Renal Disease
  11. Fanconi's Syndrome
  12. Goodpasture's Syndrome
  13. HELLP Syndrome
  14. Hereditary Angioedema
  15. Hypopituitarism
  16. Jaw Dislocation
  17. Medullary Cystic Disease
  18. Membranous Glomerulonephritis
  19. Nephrotic Syndrome
  20. Neuroblastoma
  21. Nose Foreign Body
  22. Parotid Carcinoma
  23. Periorbital Cellulitis
  24. Ruptured Globe
  25. Scorpion Stings
  26. Sjogren's Syndrome
  27. Snakebite
  28. Stevens Johnson Syndrome
  29. Sulfite Sensitivity
  30. Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  31. Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  32. Trichinosis

Last Updated: Aug 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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