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Do I use straw if lip swelling?

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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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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How can I make lip swelling go down?

Why is it swollen?: The question is why or what is causing you swollen lip. If you hit it or got thumped in the mouth. Is there a growth in or on your lip? You can ice a lip and see if the swelling goes down. If that doesn't work...Go see a doctor and get it looked at or biopsied. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce lip swelling?

What can I do to reduce lip swelling?

Ice: I would recommend that you see your doctor asap. If a lip is swollen due to trauma, place ice on it intermittently. ...Read more

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How can I reduce prolonged lip swelling?

It depends: On the cause. If you had surgery, it may only take a few days, but if it is due to a disease or medication reaction it can take longer. It is best to ask the doctor who is familiar with your situation. ...Read more

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What can I do to get lip swelling to go down?

What can I do to get lip swelling to go down?

Dependent on cause: Lip swelling can be a result of numerous causes. Trama, allergy to foods, irritation from exposure or contact to chemical(food additives, colorations, etc), and diseases. You need to seek help from dentist or dermatologist to determine cause and then treatment. ...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

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What can I do to make lip swelling go down fast?

Heat treatment : Hot bad from out side and warm of hot rinse from inside of lip bring more blood to area and accelerate healing. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce lip swelling from a bite?

What can I do to reduce lip swelling from a bite?

Ice it: I am assuming you mean that you bit your lip and not an insect bite. If it happened recently, put some ice wrapped in a damp washcloth on it. Twenty minutes on and twenty off. If its been a while it may not help as much. ...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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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