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How Long Does A Swollen Lip Last
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Depends: This depends on the severity and reason. If it is from accidental lip-biting and without any open wound, you will see the healing takes place within a few days. However, more severe cut or trauma in lip may have caused internal bleeding, or infection. If this is the case, you will experience much delayed healing, and seeing a professional first may make a huge difference in how fast you can heal.
10 days: Assuming the fat lip is from trauma, 10 day is above average for the swelling to go down. It may take a bit longer for bruising to resolve.
Depends: It depends on the cause of the swelling and the amount of the swelling.
Depends: On how bad you bit it. It should be healed in a day or two. Lip heals quickly.
Up to five days: Since it could take Effexor (venlafaxine) up to five or more days to clear you blood stream, the swelling could persist during that time. If severe, call your family doc for an antihistamine recommendation or try one over the counter, like Benadryl or loratidine. If it is severe, a short burst of steroids could be tried. L.
Lip swelling: What caused you lip to swell, and how long has it been swollen for? Is your lip also painful? Due to the fact that the lip does not typically swell without a significant reason. I would recommend that you see your doctor for an examination.
Son has dental pain on and off. Dentist can't find cause. Tried Orajel last night. Woke up with pain gone but mildly swollen lip.?
Upper or lower pain?: If the trigger of the pain can't be found dentally, if it is an upper posterior pain, it could be sinus related. Really hard to tell without an x-ray and exam...could be teeth, gums, both, etc. Get to another dentist, if need be, and get another opinionSee 5 more doctor answers
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).
Icing regimen: Icing will help for the first 48 hours after injury. Try to ice at least 10 minutes each hour. If you can, 10 minutes on, 10 minutes off is an ideal schedule while you are awake. Try using bags of frozen peas or corn (left in the original packaging). They conform well the body and can be reused. Just don't try to eat them after they have been thawed and frozen a few times!See 1 more doctor answer
From what?: If it's swollen from trauma, use ice pack first 24 hours on and off every 15 minutes. Then it's just a waiting game until it goes away. If of unknown origin, you need to see a dentist as soon as possible as it is likely an infection that would require immediate treatment.See 1 more doctor answer
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