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Causes Of Lip Pain
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
SMZ/TMP: Sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim, as any other antibiotic, can cause allergic reactions that can have a broad range of manifestations. Edema (perioral), rash, urticaria, fever, nausea, vomiting, etc. I would suggest halting the medication & contacting the doctor who prescribed it to alert them to your symptoms. Continuing can worsen these symptoms & also potentially be very serious with airway. ...Read more
Even gently Rubbing upper left lip causes mild pain in head/behind eye on left side for a month. Something serious?
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Reflux: One additional cause that could cause problems in the mouth and on the lips is a reflux which is undisguised. This can also give symptoms of laryngitis. If there are no outside causes see your physician re workup and if other symptoms are present evaluation for possible reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer