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Doctor insights on: Bug Bite Swelled Lip

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What can I do about a bug bite that has swelled my lip?

What can I do about a bug bite that has swelled my lip?

Cold compress: Cold compress for the swelling. Ibuprofen for the pain inflammation. If it appears infected, see a physician. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Pink bump on my lip hasn't gone away, could it just be a bug bite?

May be not: I recommended you see your dentist and have them look at it. ...Read more

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I have a bug bite on my lip and it's filled with puss what can I do to make it heal faster?

I have a bug bite on my lip and it's filled with puss what can I do to make it heal faster?

See doctor: It's be best for you to see your doctor to find out what would work best for you. You may well need an antibiotic- whether topical or oral would depend on your doctor's judgment. ...Read more

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What are some causes of a unilateral swollen lip without a history of trauma or bug bite?

Angioedema: Angioedema is an allergic reaction to something internal or external. Its related to hives and generally clears after 24 hours. Do you notice a relationship to any foods, medications,temperature exposure,physical exercise? Antihistamines or atarax (hydroxyzine) help treat or prevent this reaction. An allergist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. ...Read more

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What other conditions can cause a painless single blister or rash on lip that has fluid in it? A bump that not like a pimple or bug bite

What other conditions can cause a painless single blister or rash on lip that has fluid in it? A bump that not like a pimple or bug bite

Mucocoele: A mucocoele, is a fluid-filled swelling that occurs on the lip or the mouth. These occur where mucus is produced in goblet cells lining the mouth and lips and the outlet is obstructed. The can be recurrent but are generally harmless just annoying. ...Read more

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Bug bite to face last night. Today, top lip swollen, aching teeth and headache. Took OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with some help, but symptoms return.

Bug bite to face last night. Today, top lip swollen, aching teeth and headache. Took OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with some help, but symptoms return.

Sounds like allergy: especially if Benadryl (diphenhydramine) helped, however, if the symptoms are returning, you should most likely be seen in your nearest ER. They can assess your vital signs and determine if stronger meds are needed! ...Read more