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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

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

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Any effective remedies for swollen lips?

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

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What causes swollen lips in the morning?

Allergy?: That could be as a result to allergic reaction to certain type of meds. Or foods.
See a doctor to determine the cause of the swollen lips. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lips after making out?

What causes swollen lips after making out?

HSV1: Herpes simplex is highly contagious and can easily be transferred by the exchange of a lip kissing.The good news is that HSV1 often clear without any treatment. ...Read more

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Do you get swollen lips from kissing?

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

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What could cause purple swollen lips?

What could cause purple swollen lips?

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

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Does diabetes give you swollen lips ?

Does diabetes give you swollen lips ?

Not usually: 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

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How to reduce swollen lips from kissing?

How to reduce swollen lips from kissing?

Time ; possibly ice: It will take time for the swelling to reduce, possibly ice may reduce inflammation, but never place cold directly on skin (have a thin cloth barrier) to avoid frostbite. ...Read more

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What is the best way remedy swollen lips?

Ice on and off: Generally, the lip swelling can be reduced with ice pack placed for 20 minutes off. ...Read more

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I always wake up with swollen lips, what's the remedy?

You need to: Be examined by a physician to determine the cause and them the appropriate treatment. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the cause and (desi) remedy for swollen lips.?

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

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How long does a reaction from ricin causing swollen lips last?

Ricin overdose : Ricin overdose results in nausea, diarrhea, tachycardia, hypotension and seizures. If the extend if your symptoms are swollen lips you should look elsewhere for the cause. If you feel that you have a serious problem, see your physician for an examination. ...Read more

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Girlfriend has swollen lips after kissing and making out. Anything wrong?

Girlfriend has swollen lips after kissing and making out. Anything wrong?

No: Hyperemia - increased blood flow to the lips - excitement, and heavy, prolonged kissing. ...Read more

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What do I cure to my swollen lips caused by kissing? How long it last before its heal?

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

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Rritated, itchy , dry, puffy, swollen, lips, what do you suggest putting on them to help them heal?

Rritated, itchy , dry, puffy, swollen, lips, what do you suggest putting on them to help them heal?

First determine why: First, try and get to the cause of your lips reacting this way- allergies, mouth breathing, etc. Then possibly concentrate on how to help heal the lips. If the source remain, you will keep on getting the symptoms. ...Read more

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Swollen lips suddenly when wake up in the morning, how to treat if the swollen due to bite insectt?

Swollen lips suddenly when wake up in the morning, how to treat if the swollen due to bite insectt?

Steroids: 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

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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..

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

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Swollen lips should go to er?

Swollen lips should go to er?

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

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Causes for swollen lips sunburn or crab?

Causes for swollen lips sunburn or crab?

Many reasons: Sunburn or various types of trauma could cause your lips to swell, have a dentist do a thorough exam and document your symptoms and even take pictures. If not resolved in 7-10 days there may be a more serious issue and you may be referred to a a specialist. ...Read more

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What could cause swollen lips if not allergies?

Angioedema: Angioedema is a classic cause of swollen lips, especially if it is just one part or just a certain side of the lip. Could also be due to a cold sore or canker sore or even an infection with bacteria if it is all red, puffy, swollen and warm to the touch. ...Read more

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Swollen lips to pale lips?

Swollen lips to pale lips?

Food allergy: Most likely an allergy to something you have had in your mouth such as food, toothpaste , mouthrinse, gum, etc. ...Read more

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How can I fix a swollen lip?

How can I fix a swollen lip?

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

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How should I treat a swollen lip?

See a PCP: Lip swelling may be related to a local (e.g. trauma) or and it can be the earliest sign of a systemic disease. See your doctor for evaluation, tests and treatment. ...Read more

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What are suggested ways to calm down my swollen lip?

Ice: Don't know if you had an injury, infection or if this is an allergic rxn. You can apply ice. If an allergic rxn - try an antihistamine. If allergic rxn there is a good chance you will want medical eval - especially if lip, tongue, airway is involved. ...Read more

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Purple swollen lip what is it?

Hematoma: If lip was bruised and pinched or blood flow disrupted, it could be a hematoma. Advise dental visit to confirm and determine for sure. ...Read more

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Why is face numb and swollen lips?

Why is face numb and swollen lips?

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

Dr. Bhavin Patel
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