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Bug Bite Swelled Lip
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My friend woke up with his bottom lip extremely swollen and kinda hard in the middle. It's not a bug bite what could it be?
May be not: I recommended you see your dentist and have them look at it. ...Read more
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
Swollen bump on bottom lip. Almost looks like a bug bite but no other symptoms does not hurt or itch or anything. Just a slightly raised bump..
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
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
Half of upper lip is swollen for few hours, no blister or fluid. The swollen is quiet hard. Bug bite or cold sore?
Bug bite to face last night. Today, top lip swollen, aching teeth and headache. Took OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with some help, but symptoms return.
3 weeks ago I had itching, swelling and a thick whitish slightly yellowish vaginal discharge. I took pictures of it since I couldn't see it. I noticed a small sore on the inside of one of the inner lips of my vagina that looked like a bug bite with the he
See doctor: Unable to determine an accurate diagnosis without an exam and possibly cultures or biopsies - you should see your doctor if the symptoms persist. ...Read more
My daughter is 26 months old and has a bug bite of some kind on her thigh and it has a large kinda knot underneath it but it hasn't come to a head?
This sounds like it: Might be an infection, as opposed to a bug bite. Of course if you're somewhere where there are insects out at this time of year, it's possible. I would recommend that you have her examined by her doctor to be sure. Meanwhile, have her sit in a warm tub or apply warm compresses to the area. If it's itchy, she can have Benadryl (diphenhydramine) orally. Don't try to squeeze it to open it up; you may make it worse. ...Read more
I have a bug bite on the top of my head. The next morning I woke up and my head hurt very badly, I found that I had 4 abscesses all around the wound, ?
Allergic response: This sounds like a localised allergic response to the bug bite. It is unusual for infection to develop this early. This could likely be small blisters rather than actual abscesses. In any case if its causing you pain, you need to get this examined by a doctor. If there is infection, you may need antibiotics otherwise try some antihistamines which may reduce the reaction around the bite. ...Read more
Diagnosed with bug bite infection. Taken meds for 3 days. Now looks like bruise. Hurts to move head. Should I go back to doc?
Probably: Do not know what kind of infection would follow the bite of an unnamed bug, but it sounds as if you have developed new symptoms and these are best addressed by the doctor who saw you initially. Hope this clears up quickly. ...Read more
Have had small pimple like bump with faint white head with black dot in center for almost a week. Just itches a bit from time to time... Bug bite?
Very possible: If there are bugs in your area. It is winter here. ...Read more
Sublingual lump possible in mouth it's very annoying doesn't hurt what could it be? Any ideas it's on the wall on inside of my mouth like a bug bite
I have a bug bite looking bump on my scrotum and it hurts and there's no head. Any ideas what it maybe and what caused doubt it's an std?
I have a bump on my face just under my eye. Thought it was a pimple but it will not come to a head. It is tender to the touch. Then thought it could be a bug bite. Tried to pop it but it will not pop. Then tried to lance it. Just some clear fluid. What do
Possible chalazion: If it involves the lower eyelid not the upper cheek it is probably a chalazion which is inflammation of a clogged meibomian oil gland. Treatment consists of warm compresses and massage and surgical drainage if no resolution after about a month. If the surrounding skin area becomes inflamed a preseptal cellulitis could be occurring which would require systemic antibiotics. ...Read more
Ice: Apply ice or anything frozen to it for several minutes at a time over the first -24 hours. This will limit the swelling which will further recede with time ...Read more
Most small lacerations to the lip with heal spontain.
Just make sure you keep the area clean.
If drainage, or increased swelling, then see your DR ...Read more
No: Don't put bug spray on your lips. ...Read more
I accidentally bit the left side of my upper lip last night, and it swelled. Should I be worried? Please note that there are no any open wounds. Thnx.
No. ...: Not to worry. This is very common. The swelling is a normal healing reaction to the trauma. Surprisingly, even though the mouth is a "dirty" place, infection in the mouth rarely occurs following lip, cheek or tongue bites by oneself. We are already peacefully living with our "normal flora." It will be all better in a few days. Good luck! ...Read more
I bit my inner lip while eating like two months ago and it swelled and is tender and still hasn't gone away. What is it and how do I fix it?
Minor salivary gland: Most likely the duct from a minor gland was blocked and a small round ball formed. You did not notice until you bit it. Once traumatized they can take awhile to go away. Following repeated trauma, they can fill in with scar tissue to become a permanent firm bump. After 2 months, and it is still sore, it is time to see a dentist. ...Read more
A bug bit my lip. The bite area became swollen and had a little water in it. The swelling has gone down a bit. What should I do to make it heal fast?
Cortisone cream: You can use cortisone or benedryl cream to help the lip feel better. ...Read more
I had a allergic reaction (possibly raspberries) and my lips swelled up. I took 2 benedryl. They went down a little bit. Should I go to urgent care?
See below: If it has not resolved, you may want to go as sometimes these can "rebound" and the allergic reactions can get worse. Hope you feel better. ...Read more