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    Old 02-22-2006, 11:08 AM   #1
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    4-year old's swollen cheek

    Anybody have a similar issue? (Pediatrician has never seen it or the Allergy/Asthma specialist, NOR does the Rheumatologist think it's auto-immune related.)

    First time the reaction happened, the three year old was outside, came running to me holding his cheek. I took him inside and he is turning bright red for head to foot. I give him Benadryl and by the time I get to the ER (2 min down the road) he is back to normal. A couple of hours later he has a swollen cheek (just one). You think insect bite in the mouth.

    BUT, this has been happening for the past year, once a month or so. Only now, he doesn't get as red and he always swells on the cheek. These reactions are happening at midnight or 3 a.m. We've restricted his diet based on allergy tests, but still nothing has been confirmed as a cause or ruled out for that matter. The first time it happened was wake hours, outside. Now it is always overnight. Any ideas how a reaction would cause a cheek to swell??

     
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    Old 03-07-2006, 09:39 AM   #2
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    no news for me guys?

     
    Old 03-12-2006, 10:46 PM   #3
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    Re: 4-year old's swollen cheek

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    no news for me guys?
    The same thing happened to my husband,The first time,he was in the pool.
    We thought he had got stung by something or maybe even a stroke. Went to the ER and they said take benadryl, it is allergic reaction to something. that was a year ago.Last week same thing on his cheek , only this time his throat felt tight, so he went to an allergist and said he was highly allergic to mold,but he still doesn't know if that caused the swelling in his cheek.

     
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