What Disease Causes Facial Swelling?

Common causes of facial swelling include:

  • allergic reaction.
  • eye infection, such as allergic conjunctivitis.
  • surgery.
  • side effect of medication.
  • cellulitis, a bacterial infection of the skin.
  • sinusitis.
  • hormonal disturbance, such as thyroid diseases.
  • stye.

What autoimmune disease causes facial swelling?

Dermatomyositis may be associated with infection (e.g., Lyme disease or enterovirus infection),7 autoimmune diseases (e.g., rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus or systemic sclerosis), sarcoidosis8 and malignant disease.

Why is my face swollen?

“This can be the result of too much salt in your diet the night before, too much alcohol, dehydration, allergies, mold, dust, pollen, hormone changes, the way your face sleeps on the pillow, and good ole stress can increase inflammation which causes swelling,” explains Nesheiwat.

What can cause forehead swelling?

Swelling under the skin (called a hematoma or “goose egg”) is usually a temporary symptom of head trauma. A goose egg can form in a hurry — the forehead is quick to swell because there are so many blood vessels just under the skin’s surface. Some forehead bumps form without an injury.

What causes water retention in face?

Water retention is generally caused by too much salt in the diet – not necessarily what you add yourself, but the amount in processed foods. Certain foods will help eliminate excess water – dandelion tea, grapefruit, celery, asparagus. To help take the swelling down on the face, a lymph-drainage facial is best.