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A 24-year-old female asked:

is it possible to have permanent lip swelling from allergic reaction? it's been 4 days & the side that swelled is still slight puffy with a small bump

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Lip swelling: It may take a few days for it to resolve, but make sure you know what caused it, see an allergist.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Swelling: May take few more days to resolve. But what makes you think it was due to an allergic reaction? What are you allergic to? Did you come in contact with that substance? Please see you GP or an allergist to determine if you did, in fact, have an allergic reaction or if there is another cause.

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Last updated May 27, 2018

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