Often the importance of swelling can be
determined only when the specific area or cause of swelling is evaluated. If
you have swelling in a specific area or from a specific cause, use one of the
following topics to evaluate your swelling.
Do you think or know that a medicine is causing your swelling?Note: Call the doctor who prescribed the medicine to see whether you should stop taking the medicine or take a different one. An appointment may not be needed.If you are taking a nonprescription medicine, stop taking the medicine. Call your doctor if you feel you need to continue to take the medicine.
If you have answered "No" to the above questions, go back to Check Your Symptoms and continue to answer the questions to evaluate your symptoms.