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Swelling and redness on left side of face above lips, spreading to eyes. Allergic reaction?

hi.. my daughter woke up yesterday with a small amount of swelling and redness on the left side of her face above her lip. today,the swelling has spread so that from under her eye to above her lip is all swollen and red. the swollen area is harder to the touch than the rest of the skin on her face. could this possibly be some kind of allergic reaction or an infection from her teeth or gums...?
Asked On : Fri, 4 Jan 2013
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Ophthalmologist 's  Response
Hi welcome to HCM.
Your descriptions are more suggestive of an acute allergic reaction.
Since it is progressing and because you have not mentioned the age of your daughter, give her cold compresses and take her to the nearest emergency consultation at the earliest, for further evaluation and management.
Take care :).
Answered: Fri, 4 Jan 2013
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hello punchablenun

your daughter might be suffering from teeth infection because of that swelling and redness present.
allery will not present on one side of face ,it will occur both side .
you can use paracetamol plus ibupfren combination for swelling and pain.
apply ice pack on it.
Answered: Sat, 5 Jan 2013
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