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A 30-year-old male asked:

I had a what looked like small pimple at base of right side of nose above lip. its now swollen big only on right side, hurts with fat upper lip?

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Dr. Ahmed Seman
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Infection: Painful swelling in the area where you are describing is most likely infection like Boil/abscess, or it could be something else. The area is also called dangerous area of the face because of the risk of infections reaching the brain through valve-less Veins, Do not try to squeeze or manipulate the swelling. Rather you need to go to your doctor Asp. Be Well.
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