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My labia lips turned black and are swollen what does this mean?

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My labia lips turned black and are swollen what does this mean?

Labia: That is an indication to contact your obgyn for checkup. ...Read more

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I have black mark on my gum and swollen lip what could cause this?

I have black mark on my gum and swollen lip what could cause this?

Bruise?: If new, then should resorb.
Ice for now and watch.
If not quickly gone see oral specialist. ...Read more

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I recently got a ant bite on my lip from a small black ant. It is swollen and I have iced it but it has gotten bigger. Should I do anything else to it

I recently got a ant bite on my lip from a small black ant. It is swollen and I have iced it but it has gotten bigger. Should I do anything else to it

Ant bite: Continue with icing area 20 minutes on 20 minutes off. If blister forms do not try to pop it. You can also take benadryl by mouth and apply steroid cream to the bite area for some relief of the swelling. ...Read more

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What does it mean when one of you labia or lips is black and swollen? And when around your nipple is white and ashy looking

What does it mean when one of you labia or lips is black and swollen? And when around your nipple is white and ashy looking

Trauma?: If you have had trauma to the area (too vigorous sex or masturbation), this is not unusual. However if not, then you need to see your GYN. ...Read more

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The tip of my penis it seems red and around the lips of the penis its seem like its swollen skin im black what could this be help?

The tip of my penis it seems red and around the lips of the penis its seem like its swollen skin im black what could this be help?

Leave it alone and..: Leave it alone and watch for 2-3 months to see if it increases in size, bleeds, or hurts; if so, go to see urologist who can help you confirm what it's and decide if something needs to be done; if not, leave it alone as stated.

Best wish... ...Read more

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I had sex yesterday with a condom and I woke up this morning with the inside of my left lip swollen and all brusied well its black?

Question?: What is the question? - and by lip, do you mean your actual lip (in your mouth) or the "lip" of your labia? We need more information about what information you are seeking...... ...Read more

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Hi, last night I got my monroe pierced (upper lip) and I had to take the piercing out because I was bleeding so bad. Now my lip is dar purpleish black and very swollen. What should I do? Will I be ok?

Hi, last night I got my monroe pierced (upper lip) and I had to take the piercing out because I was bleeding so bad. Now my lip is dar purpleish black and very swollen. What should I do? Will I be ok?

Hematoma: A blood vessel may have been hit in the piercing and it is necessary you seek medical attention to make sure the bleeding is controlled and that you do not have an expanding hematoma. ...Read more

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My child has a cold sore on her upper lip that has a black in the middle of it and her lip is swollen. Will an OTC treatment work?

My child has a cold sore on her upper lip that has a black in the middle of it and her lip is swollen. Will an OTC treatment work?

Sounds more: Like an infection vs an allergic reaction. Best to take your child to the doctor and get treated before it gets worst. Practice good hand washing. Give tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever or pain. ...Read more

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I got hit by a man and have a huge swollen black eye, but there is numbness of upper lip side of nose like I got a shot at the dentist. What to do?

I got hit by a man and have a huge swollen black eye, but there is numbness of upper lip side of nose like I got a shot at the dentist. What to do?

Trauma: See your Physician, Urgent Care, or ER immediately. Extent of injury must be evaluated to determine extent of injury and appropriate treatment. Neurological evaluation may be in order. ...Read more

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Got bit on my leg two days later it's red swollen and has a black head?

Got bit on my leg two days later it's red swollen and has a black head?

See UR doctor ASAP!: A black head can be an eschar or necrotic skin from the venom of the spider bite, and the ones most likely to cause it can be a brown recluse, in which the area can get more swollen. See YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY! Go to Urgent Care, or ER. You need to have it treated. Do not run, or exercise to spread venom. Elevate, ice it, and seek help if painful. To get a clear diagnosis first! All bites are red! ...Read more

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The gland on the under side of my tongue is swollen and a deep deep red, almost black in appearance. No pain, and my mouth is not dry. Thoughts?

The gland on the under side of my tongue is swollen and a deep deep red, almost black in appearance. No pain, and my mouth is not dry. Thoughts?

Oral swelling: Not knowing anything about you, not even your age, let alone your medical or social history, its not possible to provide you with a relevant response. Is the fullness firm, soft or fluctuant? How long has it been there? Did it develop suddenly or gradually? Your description is suggestive of hematoma or AV fistula. I would recommend eval by your dentist or ENT. ...Read more

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Had a Pilar Cyst removed December 29th on front of my head. My forehead and eye area are very swollen and my eyes are black and blue. Is this normal?

Had a Pilar Cyst removed December 29th on front of my head. My forehead and eye area are very swollen and my eyes are black and blue. Is this normal?

Not unusual: This is due to blood seeping down under the skin of the forehead. It looks bad but it is harmless and should settle down in 7-10 days. I am sure your operating surgeon would be happy to see you again if the swelling of the eyes does not settle down in 2-3 days. ...Read more

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I fell cut head stitches also really bad swollen black eye and eyeball bleeding. How long before it heels?

I fell cut head stitches also really bad swollen black eye and eyeball bleeding. How long before it heels?

It depends.: The black eye and eyeball bleeding (likely subconjunctival hemorrhage) will vary in healing time depending on how much blood leaked out of your vessels during the trauma. It can look worse before it gets better. Applying warm compresses to the area to increase local blood flow can help. Make sure you get checked out by an eye md (ophthalmologist) to rule out any fractures or intraocular trauma. ...Read more

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Got hit vth steel pipe on head n near eye. Head hurts n under+around eye turns blackish blue &swollen. Do I c a doc? Applied turmuric+ salt warm paste

Got hit vth steel pipe on head n near eye. Head hurts n under+around eye turns blackish blue &swollen. Do I c a doc? Applied turmuric+ salt warm paste

Yes, see ophthal: You should see an ophthalmologist as soon as you can. You may have broken bones around your eye socket. You may also have blood inside of your eye from the trauma. Until you get to doctor cold compresses for first 24 hours and Ibuprofen will help to decrease the swelling.. ...Read more

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I hit my head hard at work and have a large knot and am still dizzy and sleepy feeling 24 hours later. Also revived a black swollen eye from it.?

I hit my head hard at work and have a large knot and am still dizzy and sleepy feeling 24 hours later. Also revived a black swollen eye from it.?

Hello ER!: Those type of symptoms should not be ignored! Head injuries are a very serious problem at times- just ask hillary clinton! All joking aside, I would highly recommend having your head checked in the local er right away! ...Read more

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wisdom theet removed dec 15 still have like a swollen lymph node in my cheek and a black pin sized spot inside my mouth (comes and goes) what is it?

wisdom theet removed dec 15 still have like a swollen lymph node in my cheek and a black pin sized spot inside my mouth (comes and goes) what is it?

Don't know: Go back to the Treating General Dentist or Oral Surgeon Specialist who removed your wisdom teeth. He/she is the practitioner who knows your situation best. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you bottom lip is swollen and it starts turning purple? Its been happen since friday and still going now iv'e been waking up with a swollen for almost a week now..

What does it mean if you bottom lip is swollen and it starts turning purple? Its been happen since friday and still going now iv'e been waking up with a swollen for almost a week now..

Did: Did you suffer any trauma to your lip? If so you likely have a hematoma (collection of blood) under the lip. This will take time to dissipate. You can try cool compresses/ice to your lip a few times a day and try an anti-inflammatory medication like advil (ibuprofen) to reduce the pain and inflammation. If you do not notice an improvement over the next several days see your doctor.
All the best. ...Read more

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How to help swollen, split lips. They hurt.

Help 4 swollen lips: I would not do what ever made them sore anymore. 1. Too much kissing can do it. But if split either it was way too much kissing or you are dehydrated. 2. Can also be due to allergy to meds or cat or shrimp etc with severe reaction so need to go to urgent care to see what else is going on. Unless 1 is the cause. Keep us posted. ...Read more

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I just ate something and my lips are now swollen. What could be wrong?

Food allergy: Could be angioedema (allergic reaction). Take a benadryl, (diphenhydramine) see doctor if getting bigger, or tonge gets bigger. Call 911 if tonge or inside of mouth are swollen or feel short of breath. ...Read more

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I just ate something and my lips are now swollen. How can I treat this reaction?

Go 2 urgent care/ER: Your condition suggests food allergy.
Go see a dr right away coz it may lead to swelling of your upper airways and choking.
Take some Benadryl (diphenhydramine) tablets in the meantime.
Seek help right away! ...Read more

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Why are my lips always slightly swollen in the morning? It goes away after an hour or so.

Unusual: Could you possibly be biting at them in your sleep? That could explain swelling that would go away shortly after awakening. ...Read more

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I'm worried because half my of lip is really swollen?

Angioedema?: Sudden and painless swelling of half a lip is often due to angioedema - sometimes related to ACE inhibitor use but sometimes occurs for no reason at all. If the swelling becomes massive or progressive or involves any structure near your airway need to seek care ASAP. ...Read more

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Why are the lips of my vagina is discolored and swollen?

Why are the lips of my vagina is discolored and swollen?

Discoloration: It is quite common for the labia and the area right around the opening of the vagina to be more darkly colored than the surrounding skin. Depending on your ethnicity, the color can range from light pink to dark brown or purple. The color can also change as you age. Therefore, unless you have other symptoms this is probably just your normal variant. ...Read more

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I've had a swollen vaginal lip for a while what could it be?

Many but prob benign: This could be any possible number of things ranging from normal asymmetry, to a cyst or mass or varicocoele. Nfection is possible but not likely. It is best to see your gynecologist for an examination to determine the cause.
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Hi, Which std causes swollen lips.

Hi, Which std causes swollen lips.

None: No STD is a likely cause of such a symptom. The only exception might be a new case of oral herpes, but only if the swelling is accompanied by multiple painful blisters and sores. Drug allergies can cause lip swelling, so in theory an STD treatment could cause it as a side effect. ...Read more

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How to shrink down very swollen lips?

How to shrink down very swollen lips?

Histamine blockers: Try histamine 1 blockers (such as benadryl, (diphenhydramine) allegra, zyrtec, claritin) with histamine 2 blockers (such as zantac, pepcid, tagamat). Also try some ice packs for less than 5 minutes at a time. ...Read more

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Any effective remedies for swollen lips?

Depends: It would depend on the cause. If it is from trauma, it will take time and ice may help. If it is from an unknown cause I would see a physician... Possibly a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lips in the morning?

Allergy?: That could be as a result to allergic reaction to certain type of meds. Or foods.
See a doctor to determine the cause of the swollen lips. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lips after making out?

HSV1: Herpes simplex is highly contagious and can easily be transferred by the exchange of a lip kissing. The good news is that HSV1 often clear without any treatment. ...Read more

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I woke up and my lips are red and swollen?

Red swollen lips: Seek medical attention immediately at ER. May be angioedema which can cause throat swelling and is a medical emergency. Other causes trauma, infections (i have seen with strep) But seek medical attention immediately ...Read more

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Do you get swollen and more pink lips from kissing?

Yes: Vigorous and prolonged kissing can entail sucking of the lips, which can lead to some swelling and redness. This is normal and will subside in an hour or less. ...Read more