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Forum Name: Surgery Topics

Question: Swelling

 JayDee - Tue Dec 28, 2004 9:12 am

The past week I have been waking up each morning to a puffy face and swollen hands. Usually about an hour after I get out of bed the swelling goes away. Ive always had sinus problems and my nose has been stuffy when I wake up too. The has happened before a few times in the past. Any suggestions on what I should do?

Thanks so much.
 Theresa Jones, RN - Tue Dec 28, 2004 10:11 am

User avatar Hi JayDee,
Have you ever had a cardiac work-up done? That's the first thing that comes to my mind when there is a complaint of swelling. What about swelling in the legs and feet, is that a problem as well? I would suggest at least a visit to your physician for an evaluation.

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