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What would cause my inner cheeks to swell?


Posted by MsAli30

I woke this morning to an itching sensation in my inner cheeks.  I got up and brushed my teeth and also used some Listerine.  My cheeks began to swell.  My throat was itching as well, but thankfully that did not swell.  I took 50 mg of Benadryl and it seems to help a little but my cheeks are still swollen.  I work in an animal shelter and after having my eldest son I have had allergy symtoms but have never officially been tested for allergens.  I have a runny nose and am sneezing 90 % of the time.  I also have 2 dogs at home (Yorkies), but they make my allergies flare at times as well.  To my knowledge I am not alergic to any foods but is it possible for allergies to progress and get worse or can this be from something else? Also, should I see my regular pysician or go straight to a specialist to get this looked at?
 
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