Headache, Swelling (Face), Swelling (Hand (Palm)) And Swelling (Fingers)

Last Editorial Review: 7/13/2021

Localized swelling anywhere in the body is often a sign of trauma or injury in the affected area. It can also be a sign of Poison Ivy or other poisonous plant exposures or insect bites. Localized swelling can also reflect an underlying infection of the skin or tissues beneath the skin. Headache may be present at the same time but may not be related to the localized swelling. If you are experiencing these or any other symptoms that trouble you, discuss all your symptoms with a healthcare provider.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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