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Swelling can be a sign that you are having an allergic reaction to a medicine. This can happen with almost any medicine.
Many prescription and nonprescription medicines also may cause swelling as a side effect. A few examples are:
Call the doctor who prescribed the medicine to
determine whether you should stop taking it or take a different one. An
appointment may not be necessary. If you are taking a nonprescription medicine,
stop taking it. Call your doctor if you feel you need to continue
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerDavid Messenger, MD
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& David Messenger, MD
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