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Face swelling

Face swelling: Introduction

Face swelling: Swelling affecting the face. See detailed information below for a list of 73 causes of Face swelling, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Face swelling:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Face swelling. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Face swelling:

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Face swelling: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Face swelling, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Face swelling Treatments

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Stories from Users for Face swelling

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Message Boards for Face swelling

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Face swelling or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Face swelling:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Face swelling. Some of these are listed below :

  • Eye examination
    • Eye movements may be restricted in orbital cellulitis or cavernous sinus thrombosis
  • Physical examination
    • Body mass index ( obesity may cause facial swelling)
    • Blood pressure will be high in a pregnant woman with preeclampsia, Cushing's syndrome, glomerulonephritis
  • more tests...»

Medications or substances causing Face swelling:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Face swelling as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Face swelling: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Face swelling may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Face swelling

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Face swelling. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

Create your printable checklist here.

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Face swelling: Deaths

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Face swelling: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Face swelling:

The list of organs typically affected by Face swelling may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Face swelling

The list below shows some of the causes of Face swelling mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Face swelling?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Face swelling. Of the 73 causes of Face swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 7 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 71 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Face swelling:

The following list of conditions have 'Face swelling' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Face swelling Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Face swelling based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Face swelling?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Face swelling, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Face swelling:

    Subtypes of Face swelling:

    Cheek swelling (23 causes), Salivary Gland Swelling (24 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Face swelling:

    Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Face swelling:

    Swelling (3730 causes), Facial redness (205 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Face pain (153 causes), Anaphylaxis (237 causes), Mumps (3 causes), Parotid gland enlargement (43 causes), Facial trauma, Angioneurotic edema

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    Medical News summaries about Face swelling

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Face swelling

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