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I woke up in the right side of my lip was swollen with a small bump on it

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Trauma: They will likely heal within days. The swelling and bumps are likely from too much suction.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Worried?: It's right to be concerned, not worried. Probably benign, having little or nothing to do with your extra-curricular activities, but it would not be a... Read More

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Farr
Specializes in Dentistry
Get it evaluated: It could be a cold sore (herpes simplex). Get it looked at for confirmation.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Pimple: Probably not a pimple (bacterial). May be herpes simplex cold sore (viral). May be from trauma or foreign body. Please see your General Dentist for ex... Read More
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Dr. Marvin Den
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
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
Dr. Stephen Christensen
Family Medicine 35 years experience
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Wells
Psychiatry 44 years experience
See your PCP: Could be an allergic reaction for which Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or another antihistamine may be helpful or could be herpes infection or other viral... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vladimir Zuzukin
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 22 years experience
Cold sore vs pustule: It may be a cold sore, which is common in young people and often induced with stress. Cold sores go away on their own, but they can scab and be painf... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Wells
Psychiatry 44 years experience
If not better see PCP : Swelling probably from trauma of mashing the lesion and may benefit from cold compresses or application of a cool, wet, black-tea bag, but could also ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
I would consult: with a Dentist who can fabricate a night-time mouth guard ....use this for a number of months...an "wean gradually" Hope this helps...its a very frust... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Possible allergic: reaction. This should be seen and examined as well as treated by your physician. Please begin in antihisamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or Zyrte... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jananswered
Family Medicine 66 years experience
Nothing to worry: Apply cold compresses to swollen lip.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Can't quantify it: Unfortunately, we can't put an accurate number to the chances of anything, especially without being able to see it in person. See a dentist or a physi... Read More

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