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A 21-year-old male asked about a 46-year-old female:

my mom has a swollen lip and had a pimple and popped it five times already. the pain is going down to her jaw, and can't sleep. should she see doctor?

1 doctor answer6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Adam Tripp
Psychiatry 15 years experience
Yes: This may be the beginning of a skin infection, a cellulitis, that may need antibiotics for treatment, and could become more serious and systemic without adequate treatment.

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Last updated Jun 16, 2018

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