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half of my upper lip is swollen

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Dr. Robert Ryan
50 years experience Dentistry
A volatile solvent: Many times a herpetic (cold sore) lesion can be aborted if caught in the premonition phase (when you feel the burning sensation) by the topical applic ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info: Need to ask for more information.
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Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Unfortunately : Unfortunately without more information and seeing exactly what you mean, it is very difficult to answer. There are several possibilities, but without ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Christensen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Without : Without an examination and/or more information, it's difficult to determine what might be causing your symptoms. Your lip and gum swelling could be ca ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Lip Swelling: this may have been mechanical due to hair trauma, allergic due to secretions, lotions or sprays or even and allergy to semen. If you have not had this ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Swelling: In the face is a possible sign of angioedema. This is a type of allergic reaction which causes swelling around the face, lips, tongue, and soft tiss ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
ER or Dr?: Sounds like an infection which requires immediate attention. If you can see a dentist today do so! If the swelling increases is size, you have troubl ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See Allergist: Could be suffering from chronic idiopathic or spontaneous angioedema (swelling). ACE inhibitors can cause this as well. Aspirin and NSAID's (such as i ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Swelling: Any pain, bleeding, and/or as in your case, swelling, deserves immediate investigation. Anything innocuous would have self resolved in about 10 days. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Angioedema: If this is a fairly large swelling without any antecedent trauma and it does not hurt at all, it is very likely to be angioedema. Should report this ... Read More
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