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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Lip Inflammation (Overview)

Inflammation of the lip. No information about causation. See oral surgeon for exam.


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Inside lip inflammation from a drinking straw, what should I do?

Inside lip inflammation from a drinking straw, what should I do?

Or.......: I agree with the excellent answer already given by dr. Eleczko. Just wondering if it was the straw itself or possibly a reaction to what you were drinking? ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
14 Doctors shared insights

Lip Inflammation (Overview)

Inflammation of the lip. No information about causation. See oral surgeon for exam.


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Why would you get ichty sores on your body and lip inflammation/ numbness?

Why would you get ichty sores on your body and lip inflammation/ numbness?

Allergic reactions: I recommend that you make an appointment with your md asap for a thorough examination. It sounds as though you are having an allergic reaction to something. Allergies that involve your lips and soft tissues in your mouth can, in fact, be part of a broader allergic reaction. Some allergies are to foods, metals, chemicals, household items, insect bites, etc. Get a proper diagnosis and treatment! ...Read more

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Inside lip inflammation from a drinking straw, what should I do?

Or.......: I agree with the excellent answer already given by dr. Eleczko. Just wondering if it was the straw itself or possibly a reaction to what you were drinking? ...Read more

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Why would you get ichty sores on your body and lip inflammation/ numbness?

Allergic reactions: I recommend that you make an appointment with your md asap for a thorough examination. It sounds as though you are having an allergic reaction to something. Allergies that involve your lips and soft tissues in your mouth can, in fact, be part of a broader allergic reaction. Some allergies are to foods, metals, chemicals, household items, insect bites, etc. Get a proper diagnosis and treatment! ...Read more

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What to do if I am using acuttane I am getting crack lips and inflammations in my gums. Any advice from previous users?

Oil: My research revealed lack of oil is the issue. One source recommended an glass roller from trader joe's filled with jojoba oil or vitamin e oil. ...Read more

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How to know if swollen or inflammation lips are one of the flu and cold symptoms?

How to know if swollen or inflammation lips are one of the flu and cold symptoms?

May have congested: Nose. Flu symptoms can include fever, chills, sore throat, cough, headaches, nasal congestion marked aching of muscles and joints ; significant fatigue. When present, nausea, vomiting and loose stools are more often seen in children. Swelling of lips isn't usually anticipated. But if lips turn purple of blue - please seek medical care asap. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an itchy inner vagaina lip, massive amout of inflammation?

What to do if I have an itchy inner vagaina lip, massive amout of inflammation?

Icthing: Can be hard to know without exam and office testing. The most likely may be yeast infection. Otc Monistat may be the first choice. If no prompt response should seek a health care provider for an exam. ...Read more

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How do I reduce inflammation in my lip caused by a pimple?

How do I reduce inflammation in my lip caused by a pimple?

Inflammation: Ice can help with the swelling. There's a product that I like a lot for facial bruising and swelling from injections (that would work well in this case as well) called Regenica Recovery Gel, it has arnica, aloe and growth factors to help speed recovery. Ibuprofen or other anti inflammatories may help. You could also try a weak, otc steroid cream, but don't use it for more than a few days. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to reduce inflammation in my lip caused by a pimple?

Can you tell me how to reduce inflammation in my lip caused by a pimple?

Definitely a pimple?: If you definitely have a pimple in that area and not something else a dermatologist can inject a small amount of cortisone into it which will make the inflammation go away. The cortisone does not getting to your blood stream ...Read more

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Waking up with inflammation in mouth/lip, 3-4 days/week. Not like sores, but more like when you bite inside your mouth. Painful in morning, subsides.?

Mouth discomfort: Canker sores may be present and would be noted on careful inspection of your mouth and inner surface of your lips. You may be experiencing some sensitivity to your toothpaste or a mouth wash. Occasionally deficiencies of vitamin b12 or iron is the culprit. See your MD or an oral pathologist (at a dental school) for examination and testing if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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I have 3 cold sore on my bottom lip at the same time. I have also been dealing with inflammation in my intestines for over a month.?

I have 3 cold sore on my bottom lip at the same time. I have also been dealing with inflammation in my intestines for over a month.?

Food allergies: Most commonly GI irritation and recurrent canker sores are from food allergies. Go to A4M.com and use doctor locator tab and find a local functional medicine physician who can help you properly evaluate your situation with proper stool testing like Genova CDSA for gut health and Genova food allergy testing. When your gut is healthy you shouldn't have inflammation. ...Read more

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Inflammation and pain in corner of mouth? Got told I had a cold sore a couple of weeks ago, but looked like bruise (boyfriend bit my lip night before

Inflammation and pain in corner of mouth? Got told I had a cold sore a couple of weeks ago, but looked like bruise (boyfriend bit my lip night before

May be: Angular chelitis or herpetic stomatitis are lesser of the serious problems than human papilloma virus in sexually active young adults these days. See your dentist for diagnosis & remedy. ...Read more

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Hello. Rash on lips, dry throat and the tonsils inflammation, dry eyes and red spots on the skin (and I got measles as a child) what could I have?

Hello. Rash on lips, dry throat and the tonsils inflammation, dry eyes and red spots on the skin (and I got measles as a child) what could I have?

See your doc: If you had has normal measles (rubeola) as a kid, you should be immune. You may have german measles (rubella). I wouldn't expect so if you were vaccinated as a child. Alternatively, if you are blistering on anything with a mucous membrane lips, cheeks, throat, eyes--you could be having a bad allergic reaction called stevens johnson syndrome. That's pretty serious and requires urgent attention. ...Read more

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Inflamation of face, lips, due to allergy?

Inflamation of face, lips, due to allergy?

Angioedema: This is an atypical swelling of mucosal membranes in the mouth, lips, eyes, throat, hands, feet and genitalia. See an allergist for work up and treatment. ...Read more

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I have my head penis which has a red inflammation on it but it does hurt or anything but I don't know what it is. Can you help me?

See your doctor: See your doctor immediately while the rash is still there. Once it fades the diagnosis may be much more difficult. Could easily be an std. ...Read more

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I cant move head eyes body without feeling off balance inflammation inside like autoimmune issues yet tests are normal what else can this be?

I cant move head eyes body without feeling off balance inflammation inside like autoimmune issues yet tests are normal what else can this be?

See ENT: See ENT and check for inner ear issues. A neurology consult may also be considered given your headaches as well as dizziness. High-dose aspirin can cause dizziness. Why would you think that this is an autoimmune disease? ...Read more

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Skin around mouth is dark following inflammation what is the best lightening cream?

Skin around mouth is dark following inflammation what is the best lightening cream?

See your doctor: Your doctor can write a prescription for this or have it compounded. If you still have an underlying inflammation your doctor needs to treat the cause and help you prevent this. Your skin may hyperpigment from any inflammation or injury and you may want to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can block the return flow of blood from head in neck and what symptoms would present? Inflammation of head and neck arteries - cause or effect?

What can block the return flow of blood from head in neck and what symptoms would present? Inflammation of head and neck arteries - cause or effect?

Atherosaclerosis: The carotid and vertebrall arteirs feed the head and brain with arterial blood. Progressive blockage of the arteries is known as atherosclerosis. When the blockage becomes severe enough the patient may have just symptoms like dizziness, headaches, lightheadedness or eventually a stroke and may lose motor function of a limb, or may even lose consciousness. ...Read more

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What can I do if my daughter gets reddish inflammation around her mouth when exposed to sun for a long time?

Signal: Perhaps it's your daughter's body telling her to stop damaging her skin from too much exposure to the sun. Ask your daughter to see a dermatologist and discuss dangers of overexposure to the sun. We all need some sun for vitamin d creation, but overexposure can be harmful. ...Read more

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Hi. I have inflammation at the back of my head. It it itchy and doesn't go away. What can I use? It's pimples like...

Hi. I have inflammation at the back of my head. It it itchy and doesn't go away. What can I use? It's pimples like...

Tricky: Dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. But multiple spots of infection will usually need an antibiotic to clear them up (this can be just an antibiotic creme). ...Read more

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I keep waking up feeling hot and heavy head drenched in sweat. I was told by the doctors I have inflammation around my heart?

I keep waking up feeling hot and heavy head drenched in sweat. I was told by the doctors I have inflammation around my heart?

OK: You have pericarditis which is often a virus mediated inflammation in the pericardium which resolves with time and anti inflammatory medications. You should be reevaluated if the symoptoms persist or are associated with other symptoms such as weight loss, chills, or if you have been exposed to tb, etc. ...Read more

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Am 19 with idiopathic chronic pancreatitis have a gall bladder sludge with inflammation in head of pancreatitis will this be reduces by medicines???

Am 19 with idiopathic chronic pancreatitis have a gall bladder sludge with inflammation in head of pancreatitis will this be reduces by medicines???

FAT FREE DIET/DRUGS&: You need to be on fat free diet, with small breakfast. Frequent small meals and reduced calories
Drugs like Actigail (Ursodiol) a gall stone solubilizing agent and another Chenodeoxycholic acid
Last resort is Cholecystectomy as you have chronic pancreatitis
Check your blood for triglycerides, calcium etc ...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


Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more