Quoting Allure:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mylittleone's (B.B.M):</b>" I was lucky I never got any of the ... [snip!] ... off my feet so I'm not sure exactly why I'm so swollen. I think I'll take your route and hold a cool cloth on my face. "
The swelling in those areas are common with pre-e and usually mean that you should contact your doctor asp but for the towel on your face keep a bucket of cold water by you because in a few minuets the rag is going to be hot and will need to be cooled down again.