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I bit my lip and now I have a blister

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dentistry 30 years experience
Not Much: Like swelling anywhere in the body--especially in soft tissues like lips--time is the only proven way to reduce the swelling. Cold packs can help if t... Read More
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 39 years experience
Time: Is what you need and you need more like 7-10 days. You cannot rush or fool mother nature. Treat the symptoms and stay comfortable.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
A blood blister.: A small amount of blood bled into the outer layer of the tongue causing a blister. As long as their is no pain nor pus, it will resolve within a few ... Read More
Dr. Farhad Sigari
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Mucocele: Sometimes trauma to the oral mucosa can cause you a small cyst like structure underneath. If it is small and not bothersome, continue to observe it. I... Read More
Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 42 years experience
Mucocele: It sounds like a mucocele where the duct of the minor salivary gland is blocked and not allowing saliva from the gland to flow.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
Neither: Likely a traumatic ulcer/swelling. You might find yourself biting it a few more times before it finally resolves. Eat slowly and deliberately. Good Lu... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Trauma to the lip: is quite common. However, the mouth has many blood vessels, which promotes quick healing. Please rinse with salt water or a hydrogen peroxide solution... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Ice: Ice will help. Ibuprophen for the pain. Be careful biting foods so you don't do it again. This will heal in a day or two.
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Dr. Louise Andrew
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Could be worrisome: You don't list your age, but skin cancers are pretty common on lips. If you are not continuing to injure them, by for example, habitually chewing on ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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See MD: 27 year old gentleman with a lip abrasion/laceration that has not healed over the course of a month, now with blister like appearance. Please see an M... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 51 years experience
Yes: If the part you're biting is the 'wet' part of your lip, try hloraseptic liquid. If on the 'dry' part, use benzocaine cream or ointment See your denti... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
Dentistry 43 years experience
Trauma: Depending on the severity of the lip bite, it may go down on its own or if you continue to bite it, you may develop a raised area, like a callous. Se... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
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Time: Give it a few weeks to heal. And try not to re injure the same spot. If things don't improve, see your dentist.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Mucoceles: Inside your lip, you have a number of little salivary glands. This bubble is one of your glands that is essentially plugged up, which occurred with t... Read More

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