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my lip is swollen on one side

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Swollen lip: This cannot be diagnosed without a visual examination and additional information. If the swelling and pain lasts longer than 7-10 days, see your denti ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience Dentistry
Mucocele: Mucocele is a fluid fill cyst causing by depostion of fluid from minor salivary gland into tissue space. It could be very easy removed by resection ( ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience Orthodontics
Salivary gland?: There are ancillary salivary glands in the lip. If over time the habit of lip biting or sucking may have caused an extravasation cyst or disruption of ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Compresses: First see someone who can help you with the habit of traumatizing your lip because of stress or anxiety. For the swelling try some compresses. If it d ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Trauma? Infection?: You need to see your gyn,
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Infection: Swelling from a rotten tooth is caused by an infection. Please make an appointment with a local dentist for treatment. May also be a periodontal probl ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: The most common issue is an infection, most likely a hair follicle or gland. A Bartholin gland infection can also cause labial swelling. I recommend ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Face swelling: You need to be seen for possible infection as soon as you can.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Trauma?: If you have sustained trauma, there's a very good chance that it's broken. If not, I'd be thinking infection.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Numb lips: This could very easily be a fungal infection. It often needs anti-fungal cream to heal. These are available over the counter.
A male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
See Dentist: Most likely is blocked salivary duct. See your Dentist or Oral Surgeon. May clear up on its own or require a little help. Good Luck
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Be seen: If your tonsils remain, this could be a peritonsillar abscess. Please be treated and seen. All the best.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
You : You needs to be examined by a healthcare provider, most probably a dentist. Is the swelling soft or hard? Has it occured quickly or over a long period ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Bartholin Cyst: It may be Bartholin's cyst.Bartholin gland is normally not palpable but when there is blockage of the Bartholin's duct, it swells up and forms as a cy ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
41 years experience Dentistry
Innfection: Your son may be experiencing some kind of infection, could be a number of things, a wisdom tooth, an infected nerve, an abscess, a tumor, a medical co ... Read More
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A 26-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.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Turner
36 years experience Family Medicine
More information: I would need more information including past medical history, whether she has a fever, history of trauma, and whether this is painful or not. This co ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Possible Infection: See your dentist for an evaluation to determine the exact cause of the swelling and correct this problem.
A female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Duration?: How long has the lump been there? if new, wait a week. May be an infected skin cyst. If it gets worse, see MD. If it has been present for over a mont ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
INFECTION, get seen: You should get seen for treatment (may need antibiotics for an abcess) . Later, your dentist may take an xray to see the extent of the infection/infl ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: Vaginal, uterine, and pelvic pain are common during the menses. The cause can be as simple as muscle cramps due to the increased prostaglandin produc ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
18 years experience Dentistry
See dentist: Can be varius causes..May be tooth infection..Gum infection.Best is to get it evaluated by your dentist.

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