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What would a reddish swollen spot on the lower lip that feels dry be?

What would a reddish swollen spot on the lower lip that feels dry be?

Precise diagnosis: Will require a picture/seeing it. A range of conditions include cold sore/herpes simplex, canker sore, even lip cancer. It could simply be blood vessel swelling from an unrecognized trauma. You can watch and see what happens for a few days, keep it moisturized, but if persists 7-10 days, consider a visit to your Doctor/Dermatologist of sending a picture consult to HealthTap. ...Read more

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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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Lower lip swollen and I don't know why?

Lower lip swollen and I don't know why?

Identify cause: Hi,
Usually something triggers lip swelling - infection, medications, irritation. Is it the new lipstick or lip balm that you have tried? Any new medications? Any other swellings? Any family members with similar symptoms?
Any associated symptoms - burning, itching in the lip? Is it getting worse or better? Try to answer these questions, which could help you find the answer. ...Read more

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My lower lip is swollen, could that be from sunburn?

My lower lip is swollen, could that be from sunburn?

Lip swelling: Lip swelling can result from a number of things. Recent sun exposure could cause lip swelling. Allergic reactions to food, lip stick, a hiost of other things could. If the lip swelling is associated with tongue swelling call 911. Watch your salt as that can cause lip and facial swelling. Insect bites can cause this-look for a bite mark. Localized swelling could be a small salivary gland blocked. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a swollen lower lip to heal?

How long will it take for a swollen lower lip to heal?

1-2 weeks: How did it get that way. Usually healing takes 1-2 weeks without excess trauma. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the left part of my lower lip is swollen?

What does it mean if the left part of my lower lip is swollen?

Not normal: If it is a new finding, and no trauma, not normal. Give it a week, if still present, your best bet would be to see an oral surgeon for assessment. ...Read more

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My left lower outside vaginal lip is swollen and has been that way for about two months. Sex has not been a contributing factor. It does not hurt.

My left lower outside vaginal lip is swollen and has been that way for about two months. Sex has not been a contributing factor. It does not hurt.

Bartholins Cyst: The most common cause for a painless swelling in the lower aspect of the outer labia on one side is a Bartholin's Cyst. The Bartholin's glands secrete fluid thru the Bartholin's Duct that helps lubricate the vagina during intercourse. The duct can become blocked leading to a soft painless swelling in the location you describe. A much less likely cause is a hernia. SEE: http://bit. Ly/1vBT7T3 ...Read more

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Hello, I have a strange spot inside Lower lip that feels raw and looks strange. It does not hurt or feel swollen. I have a dentist appointment in two?

Hello, I have a strange spot inside Lower lip that feels raw and looks strange. It does not hurt or feel swollen. I have a dentist appointment in two?

Suspicious Lesion?: Any white suspicious lesion on the tongue that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks, should be evaluated. See your doctor for eval. ...Read more

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I am concerned about my swollen lip- it is more inside but on my lower- I usually bite it- is this why? Or something else? I'm worried. 19/Female.

I am concerned about my swollen lip- it is more inside but on my lower- I usually bite it- is this why? Or something else? I'm worried. 19/Female.

Probably from biting: You probably have chronic inflammation or a "granuloma" - a fancy name for a type of scar from biting your lip this is pretty common. It usually results from a nervous tick or habit. First thing is try to stop and see it goes down. This is harder than it sounds and you will have to pay attention and find something else to do. If it persists it should be evaluated by a dentist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I just realize my lower side prt of my lip is swollen and there's a wound and the rest of my lower lips are very dry. Why? I I bite my lip alot almost every day. Is that the cause?

I just realize my lower side prt of my lip is swollen and there's a wound and the rest of my lower lips are very dry. Why? I I bite my lip alot almost every day. Is that the cause?

Probably: If you bite your lip daily, and you notice a wound. If you have no other explanation, must be the lip biting. Keep it clean. Should heal without problems.
Use moisturizing stick for dry lipls. ...Read more

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Can swollen lower lip due to finger sucking be treated at home?

Can swollen lower lip due to finger sucking be treated at home?

Generally yes: Unless the degree of swelling caused by the suctioning is severe enough to cause difficulty swallowing, handling oral secretions or breathing. ...Read more

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I just had a tonsillectomy yesterday and my lower lip has swollen up slightly on the right side. Is that normal?

I just had a tonsillectomy yesterday and my lower lip has swollen up slightly on the right side. Is that normal?

Probably: Tonsils are lymph nodes a part of the path of water drainage in your body. By removing them, there is an interruption in this drainage pathway and swelling may be caused from a backup of fluid in the areas upstream of the tonsil. In this case it would be your mouth and lip. ...Read more

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I was eating fried chicken, my lips itched so I scratch it. The left side of my lower lip became swollen, what to do?

I was eating fried chicken, my lips itched so I scratch it. The left side of my lower lip became swollen, what to do?

Allergic reaction?: It is possible you were having a reaction to an ingredient. You can investigate what was in this chicken. There is the possibility that the reaction will be worse with subsequent exposure. You can consult with a board certified allergist to obtain prophylactic medication like epipen (epinephrine) and possible allergy testing. ...Read more

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I've had chronic burning lips for months plus my lower lip is swollen. I've had a negative patch test. What's the next step?

Burning lips: Sounds like you may be allergic to something even though your patch test was negative. See your dermatologist or allergist for help. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning with the right half of my lower lip being numb and it's been numb since 8 this morning. It's not swollen. Is this serious?

Not sure: You didn't provide enough info for me to know whether it is serious or not. If it is the only part of your body that is numb, chances are you may have incidentally bitten the lip in your sleep or pressed it against something. If other symptoms are present, please inform us of those, so more detailed history is reviewed. ...Read more

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Since 8 am the right side of my lower bottom lip has been numb and swollen. I did not bite my lip. The numbness isn't going away. Is this serious?

See your doctor: There are several possible causes, most of them are not serious. If it persists for more than a few more hours, then tomorrow contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Yesterday morning I had a mucocele in my lower right lip removed. My lip is swollen from stitches and it's hard to eat; when will swelling go down?

Yesterday morning I had a mucocele in my lower right lip removed. My lip is swollen from stitches and it's hard to eat; when will swelling go down?

About: About 48-72 hours after the surgery. Cold compresses for the first 24-36 hours, then warm compresses. Ibuproferin or aspirin will help bring down swelling, Tylenol will not. You'll see noticeable improvement when stitches removed. ...Read more

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I got a mucocele removed from my lower lip 2 days ago. What shoud I eat? I still have stitches nd lip is swollen. Is there a chance of deforming lips?

I got a mucocele removed from my lower lip 2 days ago. What shoud I eat? I still have stitches nd lip is swollen. Is there a chance of deforming lips?

Eat soft foods: Eat soft foods for next 2days. After that normal diet. You should not develop any deformaties because of this procedure. Swelling of lips is still normal 2days after surgery. ...Read more

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Niacin side effects swollen lower lip could taking 1800mg of niacin induce a swollen lower lip?

Niacin side effects swollen lower lip could taking 1800mg of niacin induce a swollen lower lip?

Possibly: While it's not possible to overdose on Niacin simply by eating too many niacin-rich foods, taking too much over-the-counter or prescription Niacin can be dangerous.

You may have heard that too much Niacin can be harmful because of internet rumors. The rumors falsely state that by taking a large amount of niacin, people can flush the chemicals that show they've used marijuana out of their bodies. ...Read more

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I have a strange non painful spot inside lower lip. It's not swollen or anything just feels raw with my tongue. I have a dentist appointment in two we?

I have a strange non painful spot inside lower lip. It's not swollen or anything just feels raw with my tongue. I have a dentist appointment in two we?

Wait two weeks: A general rule of thumb is to have any lesion in the mouth that persists two weeks or more evaluated by your dentist. Most lesions like you describe are benign but may still need removal if they persist. ...Read more

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I had a pimple on lower lip and it was bugging me so I popped it, over night lip became swelled and I'm not sure if it has turned into cold sore or not, lip appears swollen with sore filled with fluid and white head. Feels irritated?

I had a pimple on lower lip and it was bugging me so I popped it, over night lip became swelled and I'm not sure if it has turned into cold sore or not, lip appears swollen with sore filled with fluid and white head. Feels irritated?

Abscess?: Although it may just be swelling from the trauma of "popping" it (the lips are very sensitive), it may have developed into an abscess. It should certainly be evaluated by MD. It may need antibiotics or to be drained. Most urgent care clinics can take care of this, as well as primary care offices, though they may shy at draining since it's on your lip. ...Read more

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Lower lip is swollen, small red bump under the lip, is it a cold sore? I can feel the bump thro my lip. Not itchy, no feaver, lip feels numb

Lower lip is swollen, small red bump under the lip, is it a cold sore? I can feel the bump thro my lip. Not itchy, no feaver, lip feels numb

Can't be 100% sure: But what you're describing sounds a lot like the early signs of a cold sore. These are typically caused by a strain of the herpes virus that about 80% of people carry in their system. People usually get them when they are run down, or stressed (or have a "cold"). If you want to be pro-active, you can ask your doctor for a prescription for an anti-viral medication like "valacyclovir" which can help. ...Read more

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My lower right outside vagina lip is swollen, it started to hurt slightly yesterday but just noticed the swelling today. Any one know why?

My lower right outside vagina lip is swollen, it started to hurt slightly yesterday but just noticed the swelling today. Any one know why?

Spontaneous pain: And swelling of the labia could be due to a blocked Bartholin's gland cyst which can be treated by warm soaks in tub/compresses or, rarely, a visit to the Doc for incision/antibiotics. Trauma, from "rough" intercourse, could be a cause as could other vaginal infections: yeast, bacteria, trichomonas. An allergy to a soap/douche is possible, or latex in a condom. Try suggestions; to Doc if worse. ...Read more