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How to shrink down very swollen lips?

How to shrink down very swollen lips?

Histamine blockers: Try histamine 1 blockers (such as benadryl, (diphenhydramine) allegra, zyrtec, claritin) with histamine 2 blockers (such as zantac, pepcid, tagamat). Also try some ice packs for less than 5 minutes at a time. ...Read more

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My gums and lip is swollen. How can I reduce the swelling easily at home?

My gums and lip is swollen. How can I reduce the swelling easily at home?

Simple solution: See a dentist for examination x-rays and treatment. Dental and gums problems are never any fun, but the good news is that most of them can be easily prevented. ...Read more

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Swollen lips! it seems when i eat acidic foods my lips swell! this is the worst and they are crazy painful! what can I do to help pain/swelling?

Swollen lips! it seems when i eat acidic foods my lips swell! this is the worst and they are crazy painful! what can I do to help pain/swelling?

Allergic?: You may be allergic to citrus fruits. Take some benedryl and either avoid those foods and liquids in the future or see an allergist to find out what foods you may be allergic to. ...Read more

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Can anyone help me? Hurts to smile. There's flakes all around my mouth and near my nose. Not dehydrated. It gets red too. How to treat it?

Can anyone help me? Hurts to smile. There's flakes all around my mouth and near my nose. Not dehydrated. It gets red too. How to treat it?

See below: This could be several things: 1) moisturize your face daily. 2) make sure you are getting proper nutrition. Deficiency in iron, vitamin c, zinc, and magnesium can do this. 3) if the above aren't the cause, you may need a thorough evaluation by your doctor, including that for connective tissue disorders. ...Read more

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How can I get extremely swollen lip down?

How can I get extremely swollen lip down?

Cause: If its trauma ice pack If it sprung out of nowhere see your doctor you amy need a steroid ...Read more

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How to help swollen, split lips. They hurt.

Help 4 swollen lips: I would not do what ever made them sore anymore. 1. Too much kissing can do it. But if split either it was way too much kissing or you are dehydrated. 2. Can also be due to allergy to meds or cat or shrimp etc with severe reaction so need to go to urgent care to see what else is going on. Unless 1 is the cause. Keep us posted. ...Read more

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Swollen eyelids making difficult to open the eyes and swollen face during summer time in UK.itching dark swollen eyes and swollen cheeks.how to cure it?

Swollen eyelids making difficult to open the eyes and swollen face during summer time in UK.itching dark swollen eyes and swollen cheeks.how to cure it?

Allergy: Itching and swelling are common symptoms of allergy. One might start by identifying and avoiding the offending allergen. Anti-allergy tablets can be helpful. Rinsing out the eyes and nose with water a few times per day can help. Ice packs can help relieve swelling and itching. If these strategies are not effective, one should see a doctor in person. ...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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My lips are swollen and red around the outside, what can I do to reduce the reaction quickly?

Depends: Your lips could be swollen and red for many reasons. It sounds like something that is just a local reaction to dry weather and climate change (which is common this time of year). Please use an emollient like vasaline or eucerin three times a day, I personally would use over the counter 0.5% hydrocortisone cream twice a day for 3 days. www.bmednyc.com ...Read more

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How to put swelling down in my glands after tonsillectomy?

How to put swelling down in my glands after tonsillectomy?

Time: Not much to do other follow the surgoens instructions: keep well hydrated, take your pain meds on time, report any bleeding to your surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I make my tongue swelling go down quick?

How can I make my tongue swelling go down quick?

Swollen tongue: Need more information here. What is your tongue swollen from? Allergic reaction? Benadryl (diphenhydramine). A bite? Anti-inflammatories and analgesics for pain. Have it looked at asap, especially if from an unknown origin. ...Read more

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How can I make lip swelling go down ?

How can I  make lip swelling go down ?

Is it trauma?: Ice and Ibuprofen may help traumatic lip injuries. ...Read more

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