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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

Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results 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


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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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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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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?

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

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. Bhavin Patel
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Lip Swelling (Definition)

Lip swelling is a non-specific sigh. It must be evaluated for diagnosis. See an oral ...Read more