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I am being treated for a rash I developed on my face. Im

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I am being treated for a rash I developed on my face. Im using Topical Metronidazole. I woke up and my face is very swollen, eyes almost swollen shut? And my rash is way worse.
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.
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stop the cream right away. If there is some on your skin, wash it off with mild soap and water.


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Dr. Rick :

Get in to either your primary care MD or to a dermatologist today if possible.....swelling like you are experiencing around your face, eyes, mouth etc really need to be evaluated sooner rather then later.

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Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.
I was just thinking about your rash and wondering if things got better off the gel? What did the doc say?