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Dr. Bhavin Patel
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Lip Swelling (Overview)

Lip swelling is a non-specific sigh. It must be evaluated for diagnosis. See an oral surgery. Or ENT doc.


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Can smoking meth cause lip swelling ?

Can smoking meth cause lip swelling ?

Pipe burn: It is more likely that the lip swelling is a heat burn from the smoking apparatus (pipe, etc) than from an allergic reaction. That said, your drugs could be cut with virtually anything, and are likely to harm you. Please get help. Stopping the problem would be more helpful than solving the lip swelling. ...Read more

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Dr. Bhavin Patel
165 doctors shared insights

Lip Swelling (Overview)

Lip swelling is a non-specific sigh. It must be evaluated for diagnosis. See an oral surgery. Or ENT doc.


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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 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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What would cause chin, lip swelling upon awakening and remain so for 6 hours?

What would cause chin, lip swelling upon awakening and remain so for 6 hours?

See doctor: It is not possible to tell what might be wrong without seeing you. I would suggest seeing a physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of lip swelling?

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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I have had my abcess drained yesterday this is the second day on tablets when will my top lip swelling go down?

I have had my abcess drained yesterday this is the second day on tablets when will my top lip swelling go down?

Be patient: and follow instructions. Antibiotics take about 4-5 days to work and do not appear to significantly reduce swelling. ...Read more

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What is the medical term for when a possible tiny piece of food is lodged or trapping your airways way in the back of throat? Major facial & lip swelling, all over top half of body redness with tingling, lips a hint of blue, the feeling of ear plugs in ea

What is the medical term for when a possible tiny piece of food is lodged or trapping your airways way in the back of throat? Major facial & lip swelling, all over top half of body redness with tingling, lips a hint of blue, the feeling of ear plugs in ea

Hello. : Hello. A foriegn body (including food) which is trapped in the airway and makes breathing difficult is a partial airway obstruction. A foriegn body that completely prevents breathing is a complete airway obstruction. I don't know what you are describing. But if you have swelling of your lips and face with difficulty breathing this could be a major allergice reaction. If that is the case - call 911 immediately. ...Read more

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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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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