Facial swelling

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Definition
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Polyätiologic, acute or chronic, diffuse or localized, red or skin-colored, painful or painless swelling of the face with or without general symptoms (e.g. fever or internal diseases).

Classification
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Therapy
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  • Detection and elimination of the cause, if necessary careful internal or allergological clarification.
  • In case of morning swellings: cooling compresses, e.g. compresses soaked with black tea. Cool packs" are possible as an alternative.
  • For the therapy of eyelid swellings see there.

Disclaimer

Please ask your physician for a reliable diagnosis. This website is only meant as a reference.

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020