3,558 Possible Causes for Facial Swelling

  • Upper Respiratory Infection

    Facial tenderness Facial tenderness to palpation or percussion may be present and most easily appreciated over the frontal or maxillary sinuses.[emedicine.medscape.com] […] and/or vision changes You develop severe head or facial pain/swelling How Can I Prevent Viral URIs?[med.uth.edu] However, alcohol may cause swelling of the nasal and paranasal sinus mucosae.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Insect Bite

    Symptoms suggesting a systemic might include, shortness of breath or hoarseness, hives, facial swelling, trouble swallowing or fainting. [orlandoskindoc.com] Common reactions to arthropod stings include: Redness, pain, and swelling Severe reactions such as facial swelling, difficulty breathing, and shock (anaphylaxis) Fever, hives[skinsight.com] The symptoms of anaphylaxis include: Abdominal Pain Nausea or vomiting Facial swelling Difficulty swallowing Difficulty breathing Rapid heartbeat Hives Dizziness or fainting[symptomfind.com]

  • Sinusitis

    Symptoms are similar to a sinus infection — congestion, facial pain and swelling, and discharge — but you may be severely ill with these symptoms.[upmc.com] A person with bacterial sinusitis usually will have more facial pain and swelling than someone with viral sinusitis, and might also develop a fever.[kidshealth.org] The buildup in pressure often results in headache, nasal congestion, and facial pain.[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Sunburn

    Seek Emergency Medical Care If: a sunburn forms blisters or is extremely painful your child has facial swelling from a sunburn a sunburn covers a large area your child has[kidshealth.org] Apply Noxzema facial cleaner to your sunburn. Apply a thick layer this facial cleaner over your sunburn and let it sit until it soaks in.[sunburntreatmenthq.com] Signs and Symptoms Mild: skin redness and warmth pain itchiness Severe: skin redness and blistering pain and tingling swelling headache nausea fever and chills dizziness What[kidshealth.org]

  • Facial Fracture

    Symptoms & Types Fractures of facial bones, like other fractures, may be associated with: • pain • bleeding • loose teeth • cuts • clear nasal discharge • bruising • swelling[texaschildrens.org] Car accidents are the most common cause of facial fractures. Fights, falls, and sports injuries can also injure facial bones.[fairview.org] Symptoms of a facial fracture Symptoms vary depending on location and severity, but generally include instant pain, swelling and bruising usually appears.[sportsinjuryclinic.net]

  • Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome

    Data from a Mayo clinic study showed that the most frequent initial signs were labial edema (75%), facial edema (50%), and Bell’s palsy (33%).[healio.com] Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome is a rare neurological disorder characterised by recurring facial paralysis or palsy, swelling of the face and lips (usually the upper lip),[facialpalsy.org.uk] Edema / Granulomatous Cheilitis / Cheilitis Granulomatosa / Cheilitis Granulomatosa, Orofacial Edema, Facial Neuropathy / Web resources for "Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome"[hon.ch]

  • Facial Granuloma

    Pilar units were intact, and endothelial cell swelling was present (Fig. 3).[thedoctorsdoctor.com] Their presenting symptoms were pain, swelling, and erythema at the injection site.[journals.lww.com] Oral prednisone is also a consideration if edema is thought to be compressing a vessel.[aao.org]

  • Fasciolopsiasis

    Generalized allergic reaction is characterized by a facial edema. [2,4,5] Hives Generalized toxic and allergic reactions causes red, itchy, raised areas of skin that appear[explainmedicine.com] In such cases severe abdominal pain in the periumbilical area is accompanied by constipation and/ or poor appetite, nausea and vomiting. [1,2,3] Abdominal swelling Severe[explainmedicine.com] […] inflammation of the intestinal wall and rarely intestinal perforation cause inflammatory reactions in the peritoneal cavity causing extravasation of tissue fluids. [1,2,3] Facial[explainmedicine.com]

  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    Symptoms may include: Fatigue and malaise Decreased appetite Weight gain and facial swelling Abdominal swelling or pain Foamy urine Fluid accumulation in the body spaces ([childrensnational.org] They can include: Extreme tiredness (fatigue) A general feeling of discomfort (malaise) Decreased appetite Weight gain and facial swelling Belly swelling or pain Foamy urine[urmc.rochester.edu] He or she may need to be monitored if the edema is severe or if he or she has blood pressure and/or breathing problems.[childrensnational.org]

  • Acromegaly

    Children with gigantism have few soft tissue effects (eg, peripheral edema, coarse facial features), because of their rapid linear growth.[emedicine.medscape.com] The jaw line, nose, and forehead also grow, and facial features are described as coarse.[encyclopedia.com] If the surgery is successful, the patient's facial appearance and soft tissue swelling improve within a few days.[pituitary.asn.au]

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