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There are 3 possible causes of facial swelling, hives, throat tightness

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Possible Causes - Listed in order from the most common to the least.

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Food Allergy Basics

Food allergies are overblown responses by the immune system to foods that aren't typically harmful - like eggs and peanuts. Continue reading and learn more about food allergies, and how to prevent or treat sever...

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Angioedema (Giant Hives)

Angioedema is severe swelling of the skin. The face is one area prone to swelling from this condition.

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Anaphylaxis

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

When people with severe allergies are exposed to their allergen, a life-threatening reaction called anaphylaxis can result: a series of symptoms such as rash, abdominal pain, and difficulty breathing and shock.

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Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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