What other symptoms might occur with face swelling?
Face swelling may occur with other symptoms depending on the underlying disease, disorder or condition. For example, swelling over the cheeks and eyes can be a sign of sinusitis that is often accompanied by pain and congestion.
Symptoms that may occur along with face swelling
Face swelling may occur with other symptoms including:
Eye pain or redness
Skin sores or pus-filled bumps
Watery, itchy eyes
Pain while chewing or swallowing
Painful swelling near one or both ears
Serious symptoms that might indicate a life-threatening condition
In some cases, face swelling can indicate a serious or life-threatening condition that should be immediately evaluated in an emergency setting. Seek immediate medical care (call 911) if you, or someone you are with, have any of these life-threatening symptoms:
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Coughing, wheezing or difficulty breathing
Face swelling after head trauma
Feeling like your throat is tight
Fever with red and tender areas
General edema (swelling)
Hives or rash
Itching in the throat or mouth
Pale or bluish coloration (cyanosis)
Protruding or bulging eye or eyes (proptosis) with redness, fever and pain
Sudden or severe swelling
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