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Macon, GA
A 33-year-old male asked:

I have a what feels like a hair bump right under my lip and it has my lip swollen and sore what can i do for the swelling and soreness?

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Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 27 years experience
Moist Heat: It sounds like you are describing an ingrown hair. Best treatment for that would be moist heat to open up the pores. Place a hot moist washcloth on the area every couple hours. If it gets worse you may need to see your physician for antibiotics. Especially if you get a lot of redness
Last updated May 20, 2015

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