Swelling of the face

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

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Conditions

Angioedema

Angioedema is the swelling of the deeper layers of the skin, caused by a build-up of fluid.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Swelling of the face
  • Itchy rash
  • Swollen feet or ankles
  • Swollen lip
  • Abdominal pain

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Angioedema.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Mumps

Mumps is a contagious viral infection that used to be common in children.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Unusually tired
  • Face pain
  • Swelling of the face
  • Swollen glands in neck
  • Feeling sick or nausea

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Mumps.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Pre-eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia is a condition that affects some pregnant women, usually during the second half of pregnancy (from around 20 weeks) or soon after their baby is delivered.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Reduced vision
  • Severe headache
  • Swelling of the face
  • Swollen feet or ankles
  • Burning pain in chest or upper abdomen

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Pre-eclampsia.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Salivary gland stone

Saliva constantly flows from the salivary glands in your mouth.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Facial pain after eating
  • Face pain
  • Swelling of the face
  • Jaw pain when eating
  • Swelling of glands in the neck after eating

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Salivary gland stone.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Severe allergic reaction

Anaphylaxis is a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction that can develop rapidly.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Swelling of the face
  • Swollen lip
  • Breathlessness that starts suddenly
  • Fast or shallow breathing

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Severe allergic reaction.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.