Detroit, MI
A female asked:

I have a swollen lip. went to the urgent care, was given 1 claritin&decadron. hour and half and no difference in the swell can i take zyryec now?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Yes you can, but: Lip swelling, although bothersome, isn't the only concern, have you experienced any hoarseness, fainting, shortness of breath with that condition?what was the trigger?Or was is spontaneous?Was your tongue and lids swollen too? Is it itching? And whether you have hives?Antihistamines and steroids may help after few hours,epinephrine the 1st choice,or maybe it's something else,see an allergist
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