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Random lip swelling due to allergy or hashimoto's/hypothyroid? Allergist says I need levothyroxine increase- endocrinologist says no, it's an allergy.

Random lip swelling due to allergy or hashimoto's/hypothyroid? Allergist says I need levothyroxine increase- endocrinologist says no, it's an allergy.

Sounds like allergy: Random lip swelling is probably due to an allergic reaction. Have you used a new lip stick, make up, soap, tooth paste, mouth wash, facial products etc? If so you may want to discontinue that one product. If the swelling persist, see your doctor. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What to do for lip swelling?

What to do for lip swelling?

Lip swelling: You need to determine the cause, it can be an allergic reaction to a food or drug, a topical allergic reaction, a manfestation of a hereditary disease or angioedema. See an allergist and find out the cause. Oral steroids usually help with the swelling. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lip swelling.

I am experiencing lip swelling.

Swelling: There are a lot of things that can cause this. Some medications are especially relevant. Also topical products. Need more information for a more exact answer.
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I am experiencing lip swelling. I'm scared!! ?

I am experiencing lip swelling. I'm scared!! ?

Lip swelling: It is likely something you recently ate, drank, touched or a medication you are taking causing an allergic reaction. Can also be what we call angioneurotic edema. Google it. Take some OTC Benedryl if you can. Try to figure out what it was. If it continues to get worse, see a physician ASAP or if trouble swallowing or breathing call 911. ...Read more

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Symptoms are toothache and lip swelling, what could this be?

Symptoms are toothache and lip swelling, what could this be?

Abscessed tooth: Sounds like an abscessed tooth should be high on the probability list. Could be other conditions, but a dental abscess is the most likely. See your dentist or find an endodontist and have it evaluated. The sooner the better. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce lip swelling (from a blister)?

What can I do to reduce lip swelling (from a blister)?

Laser therapy: If its a blister from a herpes blister, there is a procedure to accelerate healing and relieve pain using a laser. The swelling of the lip is related to the inflammation of the tissues around the lesion. You can try ice and Benadryl (diphenhydramine) but usually the blister has to run its course and will heal in several days to 2 weeks. ...Read more

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My daughter, 19yrs, lip swelling and burning due to reaction from any chemical from lipistic, what to do for immediate relief.

My daughter, 19yrs, lip swelling and burning due to reaction from any chemical from lipistic, what to do for immediate relief.

Clean and cold: Remove the product and apply ice for immediate relief. If you have access to medications, antihistamines and anti inflamatories would be helpful. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lip swelling on a small part of my upper lip. It has been a bump for the past three weeks. Any suggestions on what it could be?

I am experiencing lip swelling on a small part of my upper lip. It has been a bump for the past three weeks. Any suggestions on what it could be?

Swelling: Any pain, bleeding, and/or as in your case, swelling, deserves immediate investigation. Anything innocuous would have self resolved in about 10 days. Most probable cause of swelling is infection. Please see your Dentist for differential diagnosis and appropriate treatment or referral. ...Read more

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Do I use straw if lip swelling?

Sounds good to me: Using a straw sounds like a good idea to me. I think you'd want to minimize "stress" to the lip and using a straw might help. ...Read more

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What to do if my lip swelling so sudden?

Need clarification: Could be a few different causes of lip swelling. For example herpes simplex (cold sore) causes lip to enlarge and swell, but it is usually accompanied with pain and tingling. If you had a trauma (were hit eg.) on the mouth it would likely swell. And if you had recent dental work your lips could possible swell. Also allergies can cause lip swelling as can inflammation, infection near lip. See dr. ...Read more

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How to reduce lip swelling from a gf bite?

How to reduce lip swelling from a gf bite?

Ice pack: I'd try an ice pack or cool compress. An oral anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen might help too. ...Read more

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What are good ways I can fix my lip swelling?

What are good ways I can fix my lip swelling?

Determine the cause: Is it dental in origin, a burn, an allergy, an infection, a blocked duct, a tumor, or a bruise? Without knowing the cause of your swelling, treatment cannot be recommended. See your physician or dentist who can actually examine you and take a medical history. ...Read more

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Lip swelling often happens to me, and I don't know why?

Lip swelling often happens to me, and I don't know why?

Possible allergy: I bet its an allergy. Think about what commonalities occurred. Probably food, lip products? ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Lip swelling?

What is the definition or description of: Lip swelling?

Swelling of lip: Lip swelling is a non-specific sigh. It must be evaluated for diagnosis.
See an oral surgery. Or ENT doc. ...Read more

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How can you reduce lip swelling from coldsore?

How can you reduce lip swelling from coldsore?

Ice the lip: You can ice your lip but a cold sore is a virus. You should start putting abreva (over the counter) on the lip. You could get a prescription antibiotic from your doctor. Generally, Acyclovir is recommended. Keep in mind most cold sores last 7-10 days. ...Read more

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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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Does Losartan cause lip swelling?

Does Losartan cause lip swelling?

Yes, side effect: Losartan is a medication in the group known as ARB's or A2RB's (angiotensin 2 receptor blockers). They have swelling (angioedema) as a common listed adverse reaction. When searching for alternatives for treatment, I would also steer clear of ACE inhibitors for which swelling is an even more common reaction. Note- swelling rarely can return within 4-6 months after stopping the medication.. ...Read more

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Is vaginal lip swelling after sex normal?

Is vaginal lip swelling after sex normal?

No: Many things can cause swelling of the vaginal lips from sex. Too long, too dry, too rough, penis too big, vagina too small, infections, allergic reactions and many other things. If the problem persists, call your family doctor. ...Read more

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Is lip swelling considered allergic reaction?

Is lip swelling considered allergic reaction?

Most likely: As I answered the question on tongue swelling there are several factors that cause swelling, allergic reactions being one. This needs to be evaluated by a board certified allergist. ...Read more

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What could cause itchy spots and lip swelling?

Poss allergy: Take note of what you eat that causes it. ...Read more

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How to get my lip swelling down after shellfish?

Antihistamine: Usually an antihistamine such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will do the trick. You should stay away from all shell fish from now on since subsequent allergic reactions may be more severe. ...Read more

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What is best to treat allergic reaction lip swelling?

What is best to treat allergic reaction lip swelling?

Lip swelling: It is very important to find out what has caused the lip swelling. If it is an allergic reaction, stop taking whatever caused the reaction, and see your physician or an allergy specialist for an evaluation. Do not try and treat this yourself.
Also see your dentist to see if there is a dental infection. ...Read more

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Sudden lip swelling - could this be an allergic reaction?

Yes: It may be due to a drug. Food etc. See an allergist, who may be able to help get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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Is lip swelling a sign of severe or mild allergic reaction?

Is lip swelling a sign of severe or mild allergic reaction?

Could be: Unless it was traumatized or you have an infection. Can't tell without visualization. See your dentist or physician for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Lip swelling from antibiotic, how serious is this reaction?

Lip swelling from antibiotic, how serious is this reaction?

It depends: Labial swelling is common with allergic reactions. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and topical or systemic steroids will help. If it progresses to difficulty with breathing, then it is of course, very serious. Avoid the offending agent and consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the fastest remedy to fix lip swelling from eating msg?

What is the fastest remedy to fix lip swelling from eating msg?

Antihistimine: If you have an allergy, an antihistamine like Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can help. Keep a food diary to note when you get a reaction and see an allergist to get tested so you know what foods you need to avoid for sure. ...Read more

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How long should it take for lip swelling to go down from allergic reaction?

How long should it take for lip swelling to go down from allergic reaction?

About 2 wks: Lip swelling from allergy can be a serious condition and one of the early manifestations of anaphylactic shock. A life threatening condition that requires immediate medical attention. Less severe reactions of the contact type can be painful and of great concern and also may be treated. Antihistamines help as does heat to the area to increase blood circulation. Latex allergy may be a concern. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lip swelling. Is it allergic reaction from my b p medicine?

I am experiencing lip swelling. Is it allergic reaction from my b p medicine?

Possibly: How long have you been taking it or is it a new exposure? Is it an ACE inhibitor (antihypertensive medication that ends in -pril?) Are you having any respiratory problems? If you are having lip swelling that might be an allergic reaction or angioedema....you should go to the ED. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lip swelling. I ate fish yesterday and my lips started swelling?

I am experiencing lip swelling. I ate fish yesterday and my lips started swelling?

Unusual: If swelling occurred as a result of IgE-mediated fish allergy, it would be expected to occur rapidly and soon after the ingestion, but then to improve relatively quickly. Resolution by the next day (unless there has been continued ingestion), especially if treated with antihistamine, would be expected. One might consider toxin ingestion, another trigger or another underlying condition to explain ...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


Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

When the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more