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How to get rid of swelling of the lip?

How to get rid of swelling of the lip?

Angioedema: Could be angioedema. ?C1esterase deficiency. See an immunologist or your primary care dr to evaluate. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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What is the way to get rid of swelling of lip due to cold sore?

What is the way to get rid of swelling of lip due to cold sore?

Some physician : Recommend ice application. Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your dermatologist can also >. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of swelling in my lip?

What is the best way to get rid of swelling in my lip?

Depends: If swollen due to trauma, ice on and off and ibuprofen. If the swelling is from a non-traumatic source, you would need to be examined as to why it is occurring. When known, the cause should be treated. Allergy, infection, salivary cyst and a host of other reasons could be at play. Your dentist is always a good source of information and help. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have got swelling on lips very frequently, seems like an allergy...I take anti allergy for it to get rid of swelling..It is limited to lips only.

I have got swelling on lips very frequently, seems like an allergy...I take anti allergy for it to get rid of swelling..It is limited to lips only.

Allergy: With associated lip swelling can become a serious problem known as angioedema and can be due to medicine or food or other source. Should have allergy testing to clarify. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of lip swelling?

How can I  get rid of lip swelling?

Depends on : Cause. Can you be more specific? If it is viral then time/antiviral drug. If it is trauma generally time with treatment of symptoms by otc drugs. If it is due to infection then see your dentist/md. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of pain and swelling after getting a lip piercing?

Pain S/P Piercing: You received excellent advice from dr. Arnold. An additional option is auricular acupuncture with asp needles - very effective. But if you have any signs of infection - you need to see your physician. ...Read more

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I'm worried because my lip hit my braces and my braces created a hole into my lip and it is swollen today, how can I get rid of the swelling, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my lip hit my braces and my braces created a hole into my lip and it is swollen today, how can I get rid of the swelling, what do you suggest?

Part of healing: Too late now to ice the traumatized area. Try warm compresses. Take 1 advil (ibuprofen) every 4 hrs w food/liquids to help bring down swelling. Keep tissues clean. Avoid spicy foods. Hopefully you're seeing an orthodontic specialist...Call the office now for appt to check tissues, teeth, and appliances for damage. ...Read more

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Had a fat transfer around mouth to get rid of fine lines and augment lips, after swelling went down, i look the same, what do I do?

Had a fat transfer around mouth to get rid of fine lines and augment lips, after swelling went down, i look the same, what do I do?

Discuss with Dr.: Best to discuss with your treating dr. And let them know you do not see a major difference after the procedure. Many plastic surgeons take before and after pictures and you may see a difference, or you may simply need another treatment, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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