Swelling dream of a part of your body swelling up represents problems in your life that are too big to actively address at current moment. A requirement for a timeout before continuing. A issue that only patience, rest, or passivity can fix.
Consider the part of the body for additional meaning.
To dream of hands being swollen may be a sign that you or someone else has taken their liberties too far and has to take a break. Feeling that your skills or abilities have been used to the point of going overboard. Exhausting one’s self having done what you love. Negatively, swollen hands may reflect harsh punishment that is forcing you to take time off.
To dream of swollen feet may reflect an exhausting adherence to morals or fundamental principals.
To dream of a swollen face may reflect feelings about having arrogantly enjoyed noticing your own personality too much. Feeling screwed over or embarrassed for having noticed yourself behaving in a certain way too much that other people didn’t like. Exhausting yourself having acted in a certain way. Positively, a swollen face may reflect professionalism or dedication to good appearances that is exhausting you. Having to be nice or polite to the point where it’s breaking you.
To dream of someone’s head swelling in a non-injurious manner may reflect your feelings about someone else’s ego increasing.