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I have had hives for 4 days, even during a Medrol dose pack (for knee steroid shot), taken 400 mg Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and they're back. Lip swelling - ER???

I have had hives for 4 days, even during a Medrol dose pack (for knee steroid shot), taken 400 mg Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and they're back. Lip swelling - ER???

Lip swelling: Hello. Yes, ER visit if using Benadryl (diphenhydramine) without resolution. More importantly see an allergist and keep a daily journal. Keep your exposures and diet. Probably a food allergy. ...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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How can you reduce lip swelling from coldsore?

How can you reduce lip swelling from coldsore?

Ice the lip: You can ice your lip but a cold sore is a virus. You should start putting abreva (over the counter) on the lip. You could get a prescription antibiotic from your doctor. Generally, Acyclovir is recommended. Keep in mind most cold sores last 7-10 days. ...Read more

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What could cause upper lip swelling in the morning?

What could cause upper lip swelling in the morning?

You biting it: If you bit your lip in your sleep, this could account for it. You need to have a dentist evaluate it. ...Read more

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Can gum grow back and how can I reduce lip swelling?

Can gum grow back and how can I reduce lip swelling?

Gum: Generally no however it can be grafted from another site in your mouth. If the swelling is from trauma ice and time are best, second best synthetic steroids for short term use like decadron (dexamethasone). ...Read more

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How do you reduce lip swelling when its from a piercing?

How do you reduce lip swelling when its from a piercing?

New vs old: New piercing - ice. Old piercing - may be an infection - see a dermatologist! ...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 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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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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I am experiencing lip swelling.

I am experiencing lip swelling.

Swelling: There are a lot of things that can cause this. Some medications are especially relevant. Also topical products. Need more information for a more exact answer.
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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?

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 make lip swelling go down?

How can I make lip swelling go down?

Is it trauma?: Ice and Ibuprofen may help traumatic lip injuries. ...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 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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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 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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How do you reduce lip swelling after sticthes?

Slow Process: Normally, time will take care of the swelling. In the meantime, over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen can help a bit. On the first day or two, ice/cold compresses can also help a bit. Obviously, you need to avoid additional trauma, like playing with your lip or very hard foods for a few days. Other than that, you'll just have to wait for your body to heal. ...Read more

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Why is my lip swelling up every couple of days?

Lip Swelling: Could be angioedema. Could be cold sores? Could be irritation from whatever you are putting on your lips? You need to have this evaluated to determine the actual diagnosis to get the most appropriate treatment. Definitely keep a diary of what happened for the 6-12 hours before the swelling started, what helped to decrease the swelling, and try to pinpoint a possible cause. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lip swelling. I'm scared!! ?

I am experiencing lip swelling. I'm scared!! ?

Lip swelling: It is likely something you recently ate, drank, touched or a medication you are taking causing an allergic reaction. Can also be what we call angioneurotic edema. Google it. Take some OTC Benedryl if you can. Try to figure out what it was. If it continues to get worse, see a physician ASAP or if trouble swallowing or breathing call 911. ...Read more

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

Acute or chronic?: If you were injured, you should use a cold compress of ice wrapped in a towel. If you have chronic swelling that started more than 24 hours ago and is not going away you need to find out what the cause is so it can be treated. It could be an allergic reaction, which could use benadyl, but you should probably see a physician about it. ...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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How long does it take for lip swelling to go down?

Depends: It depends on why it is swollen. You have to know the cause before we can talk recovery. ...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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What is the definition or description of: Lip swelling?

Swelling of lip: Lip swelling is a non-specific sigh. It must be evaluated for diagnosis.
See an oral surgery. Or ENT doc. ...Read more

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How can you reduce lip swelling after sticthes are placed?

Ice: Ice is the best and easiest thing to do to keep swelling down. ...Read more

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Does lip swelling need to get worse before getting better?

Swollen lips: They could be the start of severe alllergic and anaphylactic reaction, so immediate medical attention should be sought. ...Read more

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Why's my lip swelling up even though nothing at all has happened to it?

Why's my lip swelling up even though nothing at all has happened to it?

Salivary glands: That could because of a few swollen or expanded small salivary glands inside the lips, especially lower lip. It also could be from stress or hormone change. ...Read more

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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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Random lip swelling on left bottom lip it like hard on the inside is that normal or common? .

Random lip swelling on left bottom lip it like hard on the inside is that normal or common? .

Lip swelling: Swelling of you lower lip is not normal. See a dentist or oral surge. To find out. What is causing this. There are any things that an cause this. ...Read more

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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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Does Losartan cause lip swelling?

Does Losartan cause lip swelling?

Yes, side effect: Losartan is a medication in the group known as ARB's or A2RB's (angiotensin 2 receptor blockers). They have swelling (angioedema) as a common listed adverse reaction. When searching for alternatives for treatment, I would also steer clear of ACE inhibitors for which swelling is an even more common reaction. Note- swelling rarely can return within 4-6 months after stopping the medication.. ...Read more

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Is vaginal lip swelling after sex normal?

Is vaginal lip swelling after sex normal?

No: Many things can cause swelling of the vaginal lips from sex. Too long, too dry, too rough, penis too big, vagina too small, infections, allergic reactions and many other things. If the problem persists, call your family doctor. ...Read more

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Is lip swelling considered allergic reaction?

Is lip swelling considered allergic reaction?

Most likely: As I answered the question on tongue swelling there are several factors that cause swelling, allergic reactions being one. This needs to be evaluated by a board certified allergist. ...Read more

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What could cause itchy spots and lip swelling?

Poss allergy: Take note of what you eat that causes it. ...Read more

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How to get my lip swelling down after shellfish?

Antihistamine: Usually an antihistamine such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) will do the trick. You should stay away from all shell fish from now on since subsequent allergic reactions may be more severe. ...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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Sudden lip swelling - could this be an allergic reaction?

Yes: It may be due to a drug. Food etc. See an allergist, who may be able to help get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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Is lip swelling a sign of severe or mild allergic reaction?

Is lip swelling a sign of severe or mild allergic reaction?

Could be: Unless it was traumatized or you have an infection. Can't tell without visualization. See your dentist or physician for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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