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What are some possible reasons that my lips swell when i eat fruit?

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Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience in Dentistry
Allergy?: May want to get tested for an allergy to the fruits that cause the swelling.
Answered on Aug 16, 2013

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