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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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Pain in lower chin and lower jaw line Pain in lower front teeth All painful to touch also Lower lip swollen Skin red under lower lip Started last nigh?

Pain in lower chin and lower jaw line
Pain in lower front teeth
All painful to touch also
Lower lip swollen
Skin red under lower lip
Started last nigh?

Periodontitis ?: Red gums, teeth painful to touch, and swelling all point to periodontal problems. It could of course be abscessed on just one of the teeth, but without an exam, impossible to tell. That's why you need to make an appointment with a local dentist. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the left part of my lower lip is swollen?

What does it mean if the left part of my lower lip is swollen?

Not normal: If it is a new finding, and no trauma, not normal. Give it a week, if still present, your best bet would be to see an oral surgeon for assessment. ...Read more

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My lower lip is swollen, could that be from sunburn?

My lower lip is swollen, could that be from sunburn?

Lip swelling: Lip swelling can result from a number of things. Recent sun exposure could cause lip swelling. Allergic reactions to food, lip stick, a hiost of other things could. If the lip swelling is associated with tongue swelling call 911. Watch your salt as that can cause lip and facial swelling. Insect bites can cause this-look for a bite mark. Localized swelling could be a small salivary gland blocked. ...Read more

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I just had a tonsillectomy yesterday and my lower lip has swollen up slightly on the right side. Is that normal?

I just had a tonsillectomy yesterday and my lower lip has swollen up slightly on the right side. Is that normal?

Probably: Tonsils are lymph nodes a part of the path of water drainage in your body. By removing them, there is an interruption in this drainage pathway and swelling may be caused from a backup of fluid in the areas upstream of the tonsil. In this case it would be your mouth and lip. ...Read more

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I was eating fried chicken, my lips itched so i scratch it. The left side of my lower lip became swollen, what to do?

I was eating fried chicken, my lips itched so i scratch it. The left side of my lower lip became swollen, what to do?

Allergic reaction?: It is possible you were having a reaction to an ingredient. You can investigate what was in this chicken.. There is the possibility that the reaction will be worse with subsequent exposure. You can consult with a board certified allergist to obtain prophylactic medication like epipen (epinephrine) and possible allergy testing. ...Read more

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I've had chronic burning lips for months plus my lower lip is swollen. I've had a negative patch test. What's the next step?

Burning lips: Sounds like you may be allergic to something even though your patch test was negative. See your dermatologist or allergist for help. ...Read more

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At a dental cleaning today the right side of my lower lip became swollen like i had been hit in the mouth and got a "fat lip". Should I do anything?

At a dental cleaning today the right side of my lower lip became swollen like i had been hit in the mouth and got a "fat lip". Should I do anything?

Call ur dentist..: ... Just to let them know what occurred. Did you get an injection, or was there a lot of calculus removal, or was it a routine, 6 month cleaning? It's possible that the lip was cut, or just inflamed from the procedure. Put an ice pack on it tonight, and take otc pain meds. If not back to normal by the morning, see ur dentist. ...Read more

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Lower lip is swollen, small red bump under the lip, is it a cold sore? I can feel the bump thro my lip. Not itchy, no feaver, lip feels numb

Lower lip is swollen, small red bump under the lip, is it a cold sore? I can feel the bump thro my lip. Not itchy, no feaver, lip feels numb

Can't be 100% sure: But what you're describing sounds a lot like the early signs of a cold sore. These are typically caused by a strain of the herpes virus that about 80% of people carry in their system. People usually get them when they are run down, or stressed (or have a "cold"). If you want to be pro-active, you can ask your doctor for a prescription for an anti-viral medication like "valacyclovir" which can help. ...Read more

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Woke up this morning with bites? All over back of thighs, knees, elbows, & my lower lip is swollen. Red welts, some half dollar size. Any idea?

Woke up this morning with bites? All over back of thighs, knees, elbows, & my lower lip is swollen. Red welts, some half dollar size. Any idea?

Bites: Fleas and mosquitoes are your most likely culprits. Some people can get really big welts. And depending on where you live, bed bugs might be in the mix. ...Read more