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Facial Swelling

Alternate Names : Face Swelling, Swelling in the Face

Facial Swelling | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the condition?

When a person complains of swelling in his or her face, the healthcare provider will ask questions about the swelling, such as:

  • exactly where the swelling is located
  • when the swelling started
  • whether the swelling is constant or only occurs sometimes
  • whether there has been any injury to the swollen area
  • whether or not there has been any other symptoms, such as facial pain, rash, or fever
  • what other medical conditions a person has, if any
  • what medications, drugs, or herbs a person takes, if any

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    Facial Swelling: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: Adam Brochert, MD
    Reviewer: Eileen McLaughlin, RN, BSN
    Date Reviewed: 07/02/01

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