Swelling in a dream means increase in one’s earnings, or earnings that will be quickly spent, or it could mean increase in one’s knowledge. Swelling in a dream also signifies pride, self-adulation, or a hidden claim.
If a swelling from inflammation subsides in a dream, it means the return of a traveller, calming the fury of an angry person, controlling the exasperation of an outraged person, things returning to normal, appeasement of a repulsive person, or loss of one’s job. (Also see Pimple)
To dream that you see yourself swollen, denotes that you will amass fortune, but your egotism will interfere with your enjoyment.
To see others swollen, foretells that advancement will meet with envious obstructions. Swimming.
To dream of swimming, is an augury of success if you find no discomfort in the act.
If you feel yourself going down, much dissatisfaction will present itself to you.
For a young woman to dream that she is swimming with a girl friend who is an artist in swimming, foretells that she will be loved for her charming disposition, and her little love affairs will be condoned by her friends.
To swim under water, foretells struggles and anxieties. See Diving and Bathing.
Having an overinflated ego on a specific matter. Tlie exact location of the swelling will delineate this dream further.
Self-originated obstacles that slow down any progress you hope to make.
Any matter that gets out of control, especially those things caused by emotional poisons like anger, bitterness, and jealousy.
Something or someone that has infected you physically, mentally, or spiritually, from which you are beginning to see the negative effects and consequences.