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I have maxillary downswing puffiness and enlarged

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Hello I have maxillary downswing facial puffiness and enlarged eyes. What would you recommend for this. My gp has refused me prednisone which is what an online doctor from here recommended. If you can help please can you tell me where I can get prescription online as gp are no help with this problem?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HelloWe do not treat or diagnose on this site.We answer questions.Prescription for what?You are not telling us a diagnosis.What is your diagnosis?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I don't have a diagnosis. The doctor I spoke to on here doctor chip recommended I try prednisone after I told him everything I've told you.
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
I would not recommend anything until you see a doctor for this.You would not know what you are treating.If it were an allergic reaction, a short course of prednisone would be OK.If it is autoimmune disease..but then a long term plan is needed.I suggest you see an internal medicine doctor. OK, so that is an initial answer….Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. What is an autoimmune disease, if you don't mind me asking?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
It is when the body reacts against itself.Examples: Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, mixed connective tissue disease etc.See an internal medicine doctor, unless this is getting worse, in which case go to the ER. please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for help.

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