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I woke up this morning with little portion of my lips swollen. I m veg. This swollen part gets bulged and breaks and forms as wound. Please help?
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
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
What is wrong with my lips? Every morning when I wake up my lip's swollen on the inside corner's top.
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
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
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
I woke up with my lips swollen and peeling after puting on some chapstick. It is pretty painful what should I do?
I have masterbated a couple days ago and just noticed that the right side of my outer vaginal lip swollen twice the size but no pain. Should I worry?
? cyst: It may be a cyst. If it persists have your gyn doc exam you. ...Read more
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Always a reason: Get checked, there's always a reason for swelling, usually a toxin, pathogen or allergen. ...Read more
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