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Right side face and lip swollen?

Right side face and lip swollen?

Call your doctor: Best to call your doctor, so you can be evaluated to see what is causing the swelling on your right side of your face and your lips. It's not normal to have swelling on one side, as there may be m dental implications as well. So this has to be investigated further by your doctor. Depending on your medical, family, trauma, social, sexual histories, s/he will be able to put it altogether for you to determine the diagnosis, and treatment plan. ...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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What is wrong with my lips? Every morning when I wake up my lip's swollen on the inside corner's top.

What is wrong with my lips? Every morning when I wake up my lip's swollen on the inside corner's top.

? cold sore: The herpes simplex type 1 virus causes cold sores which may be your condition. If it persists, see a dr. For an evaluation of the area and get properly diagnosed for the definative treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is my lip swollen after applying lipstick?

Why is my lip swollen after applying lipstick?

Allergy: May be allergic reaction to one of the ingredients in the lipstick. See gp, allergist, or dermatologist. And don't use the lipstick until you're examined. ...Read more

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Why are my vaginal lips swollen, is this an std?

Why are my vaginal lips swollen, is this an std?

An infection/STD: It may be an infection, an abscess and could be a std like hepes simplex, or allergic reaction.Have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes and lips swollen in the morning?

Why are my eyes and lips swollen in the morning?

Allergic symptoms: Because of the bilateral nature, this may be contact related allergy symptoms. Try changing the sheets, blankets, pillows and anything that comes in contact with the face. Eliminate fabric softener and try a detergent that is hypo-allegergenic. Also, consider changing the type of pillow material you sleep with. ...Read more

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Bit my lip, swollen. And cut what can I put on it?

Bit my lip, swollen. And cut what can I put on it?

OTC lip balms: Over-the-counter lip balms with some mild anesthetic can help a bit lip feel better while it heals. There is also a round spot that some people use to stick onto a lip or cheek ulcer (or bite site), but those little spots only stick well in certain positions or locations in the mouth (and fall off too easily in other locations). The doctor can evaluate if healing is not quick. ...Read more

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Son lip swollen badly after having cavities filled. What can we do?

Time: He likely chewed on his numb lip after the procedure. Many kids do. Swelling will resolve with no more chewing on the lip and some time. ...Read more

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Inside top lip swollen and feels asleep, should I be worried?

Inside top lip swollen and feels asleep, should I be worried?

If you have an: Allergic reaction that would be a problem. Trouble breathing, swelling of tongue or airway - need to get immediate help. ...Read more

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Why is my lip swollen and blistered inside after a dental procedure?

Why is my lip swollen and blistered inside after a dental procedure?

Most Likely a Bite: Most of the time when you have a sore or blister after dental work it's because you accidentally bit yourself while you were numb. This is quite common. It can happen while you're at the dentist or afterwards. Some people's oral tissues are quite delicate, so it's also possible that you're having a reaction to where the dentist was holding your lip/cheek, or pressing on an area, or gave a shot. ...Read more

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I had a cyst pop under my skin on my lip area around my mustasch and it has made my lip swollen a little?

I had a cyst pop under my skin on my lip area around my mustasch and it has made my lip swollen a little?

Lip rash: There are many conditions which can affect the lips and the lip areas. This could be many things, so it would be wise to see a dermatologist and have this place evaluated. This condition could be anything from herpes simplex to acne! ...Read more

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Bottom lip swollen-painful blister on inside, what to do?

Bottom lip swollen-painful blister on inside, what to do?

Depends: It might be cold sore (herpes infection) or oral sore caused by injury (bite, etc.). Treatment/approach are different. You'd better seek help from dermatologists or dentists. ...Read more

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Is it normal that half of bottom lip swollen after dentist?

Is it normal that half of bottom lip swollen after dentist?

See dentist: Best to have dentist look to see what is causing this swelling. Could be from biting, allergy, cotton left in mouth and chemical burns from bonding procedure. ...Read more

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Why is one of my vagina lips swollen and look like a tiny penis?

Cyst/tumor?: I will advice that you have it checked by your gynecologist as it may be a Bartholin's cyst or a tumor or an infection. ...Read more

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I am an official lip biter. I bit the healing skin off of my lip now my lip swollen and burns, is it infected?

Inflammed/infectd?: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender (burning), swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to protect the area and allow healing to occur such as lip balm or petroleum jelly. Your doctor can help with the lip biting. ...Read more

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I woke up 2 days ago to find my lips swollen with lots of sores, and a terrible toothache. Then today I noticed a lump under my chin.

I woke up 2 days ago to find my lips swollen with lots of sores, and a terrible toothache. Then today I noticed a lump under my chin.

Tooth abscess: A tooth abscess won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. A dental abscess is a collection of pus that forms in your teeth or gums as a result of a bacterial infection. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Puss filled bumps on lips (had them on chin) that come and go and make my lip swollen and I've seen the bumps combine. NO PAIN Had since 8 years old?

See dermatologist: If you've been troubled by this for nine years, it's time you saw a dermatologist. We can't diagnose it by description. ...Read more

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Lips swollen and rash on face after swimming in a pool. What could it be?

Lips swollen and rash on face after swimming in a pool. What could it be?

Probably an allergic: Probably you have been bitten by an insect or you are allergic to some chemical in the pool. See a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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I woke up with my left cheek and upper lip swollen. No pain, feels like novacain?

I woke up with my left cheek and upper lip swollen. No pain, feels like novacain?

Swelling: In the face is a possible sign of angioedema. This is a type of allergic reaction which causes swelling around the face, lips, tongue, and soft tissues of the throat, that can be serious and requires medical attention. At your age you may be taking a medication (ACE inhibitor) for blood pressure which could cause this reaction. Another possibility is early Bell's Palsy. See a physician. ...Read more

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I have woke up this morning with both my lips swollen and I have a blister on my top lip and I have no idea what it could be or how it has come along?

I have woke up this morning with both my lips swollen and I have a blister on my top lip and I have no idea what it could be or how it has come along?

May be a cold sore: It sounds like you may have a cold sore. These are caused by a virus in the herpes family. Less likely, you may have an allergic reaction to something that touched your lips. If there is pain or tingling, it would suggest a cold sore. Only itching would lean more towards an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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I woke up with half of bottom lip swollen, not sure why I haven't eaten anything new. I've taken Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and been applying ice. What else should I do?

I woke up with half of bottom lip swollen, not sure why I haven't eaten anything new. I've taken Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and been applying ice. What else should I do?

Swollen lip: You did the right thing, you can keep taking diphenhydramine or any OTC less sedaing antihistamine, as cetirizine or loratadine, mind you don't drive if you feel drowsy, if any other symptom like hoarse voice ir shortness of breath, seek medical attention immediately, if the swelling doesn't go away on its own in a day or two despite treatment see your doctor, at times it happens and resolves ...Read more

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Why is the left side of my upper lip swollen? I woke up this morning and the left side of my upper lip was swollen. It has happened maybe twice in the past but im unable to see a dr. Because I don't have health insurace. It doesn't hurt at all its just sw

Unfortunately: Unfortunately without more information and seeing exactly what you mean, it is very difficult to answer. There are several possibilities, but without more detailed information, I would not speculate. Sorry. ...Read more

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Right hand side of my lips swollen no apparent reason?

Right hand side of my lips swollen no apparent reason?

Always a reason: Get checked, there's always a reason for swelling, usually a toxin, pathogen or allergen. ...Read more

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Hit with a baseball lip swollen and little skin from inside upper lip is torn. Should I take my son to the ER for stitches?

Hit with a baseball lip swollen and little skin from inside upper lip is torn. Should I take my son to the ER for stitches?

Depends on cut: Usually, if the outside lip has a cut with edges that are apart, he can see a doctor, as stitches may be needed. If the outside of the lip has no cut, and only the inside has a cut, he may or may not need stitches. His regular doctor can check, or the er doctor can check, to see how big the inner cut is. A little cut just on the inside of the lip can heal fine without stitches. ...Read more