Has a general physician diagnosed facial puffiness. Water retention over the face is seen in renal causes. Firstly get a Complete urine examination done with serum creatinine
. Then if there is any discrepancy with the normal values consult a nephrologist
. Taking a diuretic like lasix unsupervised and undiagnosed can lead to hypokalemia (low potassium levels).
In renal causes of edema i.e puffiness one would notice early morning puffiness around the eyes. While in cases of nephrotic syndrome
there would be generalised edema, in malnutrition
there would be generalised edema, in cardiovascular causes the edema would be around ankles.