What causes puffiness in eyes, cheeks and throat?

Posted on Thu, 22 Dec 2016 in Elderly Problems
Question: puffiness in eye and cheecks and throat

Answered by Dr. Geeta Sundar 41 minutes later
Brief Answer:
This could be due to-- An allergy Anaemia Thyroid deficiency

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXX, welcome to HCM.
You seem to have swelling all over your face. This could be due to--
An allergy
Thyroid deficiency
A kidney problem
A heart problem or liver problem can also cause it but there will be generalised swelling, unlike in the conditions I listed first, where it could start from the face.

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