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Drug Use Teens Swollen Lips
I believe to have retention in my lips. Is there any quick fix or tips to reduce the look of my swollen lips. Maybe some over-the-counter drug?
Get it checked: If the swelling is caused by infection, you need to get treatment asap. ...Read more
My lips have been swollen for the last 24 hours. I also have been experiencing itchy palms. I haven't had or done anything out of the normal stuff the last couple of days. The itchy palms started on tuesday and the swollen lips started last night after s
See a physician /ER : You may be undergoing a moderate to severe allergic reaction to something. If you have shortness of breath (breathing difficulty). You must immediately go to the hospital for evaluation and treatment. Otherwise contact your physician and see if you need to be on any medication. ...Read more
Depends : It would depend on the cause. If it is from trauma, it will take time and ice may help. If it is from an unknown cause i would see a physician... Possibly a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more
If too much force: If the kissing is too intense, it can certainly induce lip swelling. Another much less likely possibility is when you are allergic to a food (such as nuts) and the one you kissed had eaten it within a few hours prior. ...Read more
Many causes: Purple lips, also known as cyanosis in medical terminology, is caused by the discoloration of the skin and membranes. The area that is affected by cyanosis appears to be bluish in color. Though purple lips can be caused due to cold weather, it can also be a cause for concern, as it may be a symptom of underlying diseases related to the heart and respiratory system. ...Read more
Diabetics can get dry, cracked lips which may give the appearance of swollen lips. This may be a result of a yeast-like infection that affects the corners of the mouth.
If you have a problem with your lips that does not resolve itself in 7-10 days, check with your physician or dentist. ...Read more
You need to: Be examined by a physician to determine the cause and them the appropriate treatment. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Allergic reaction?: Swollen lips can be caused by a topical or systemic allergic reaction, side effect of medications, trauma etc. Depending on the cause, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) could be taken and/or topical steroid swabbed on the area. If there is a cut or infection, antibiotic may be needed. Go see your dentist! ...Read more
No: Hyperemia - increased blood flow to the lips - excitement, and heavy, prolonged kissing. ...Read more
Dry lips: Have you tried a lip balm? There are many choices available. ...Read more
Swelling and kiss: To get rid of swollen lips fast apply cold compress, Aloe Vera gel and do not be too aggressive on your lips. ...Read more
Rritated, itchy , dry, puffy, swollen, lips, what do you suggest putting on them to help them heal?
Swollen lips suddenly when wake up in the morning, how to treat if the swollen due to bite insectt?
Benedryl is great if taken shortly after the bite. But in addition, amedrol dosepak( steroid) will reduce the swelling quickly!
call your dr. Asap! ...Read more
How to cure my swollen lips which occurred by removing the dead/dried cells from my lips. It has been more than 1 month and still my lips is swollen..
Lip allergy & eczema: Persistent chapped or damaged lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. ...Read more
Depends: Whether or not you should go to the er or wait and see your dentist or family md may depend on the cause of the swelling and the degree of swelling. If the swelling is related to trauma with an open wound, go to the er. Swelling of the lips may also be caused by allergic responses to foods ingested or things that come in contact with the lips. Your dentist or family physician can advise you. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: It depends what caused your swollen lip.It can be due to allergy to meds, insect bites or foods.It can also be due to infections like cold sore or another infection and may need antibiotics.You should check with your doctor as if it is due to allergy you need to find out what caused it and may need to carry Epipen if it keeps happening as it can be life threatening.Meanwhile yu can take benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more
Need exam: There are many reasons for such a condition, and cannot be answered correctly unless a doctor reviews your medical history, see what area is numb, how much swelling you have, where the swelling seems to originate, etc. X-ray may be necessary to better diagnose. As a dentist, i see often that an infected tooth caused much swelling and abnormal nerve response. See a dentist/doctor today! ...Read more