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Posted by: Simoné  | 2009-05-27

Swollen face

Hi, this morning when I woke up my face was swollen and my tongue and half of my face numb and had pins and needles!! I was sick last week, used antibiotics but finished it on Monday!! I' m really worried!!

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Dear Simone
It is unlikely to be due to the antibiotics - I think you should rather see a doctor as this could be a sign of Bell's palsy ( inflammation of the facial nerve due to infection) and this should be treated as soon as possible.
Dr Bets

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