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My Bottom Lip Is Swollen
Tobacco: Tobacco products are very harmful. Studies have shown that dipping tobacco leads to cancer in the oral cavity, and that smoking leads to lung cancer. Although the rush from tobacco may seem worth it, in the long run, you can die from the use of dipping tobacco. I have personally been involved in operations to remove most of the lips and even nose of someone with advanced cancer. Please quit. ...Read more
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
My lips have been very dry the last few days and now my bottom lip is swollen where the skin and lip meets not sure if there related. Any ideas?
Licking lips swellin: Licking dry lips constantly causes bruising your lower lip. Other causes: allergic reaction to foods, makeup etc. herpes sores of lips causes swelling with pain. Skin disease can cause lip swelling (chielitis) sun burn, changes in temperature & Vitamin B deficiency Apply cold compress, / apply thick paste of baking soda/ aloe Vera/ Vit E oil / use antibiotic ointment if infected. Avoid lip balm ...Read more
My bottom lip is swollen on one side. I used to bite my lip. I stopped now, but the swelling from before won't subside. It's been a couple years.
Seek a dental eval: Your brief hx stated that you have a lip swelling that was atributed to trauma from a biting habit. Unfortunately, one can develop a fribroma from trauma. A benign fibrous lesion that leaves the appearance of swelling. Please have a professional evaluation to rule out any other potential underlying issues. ...Read more
My bottom lip is swollen on only one side. It's because I used to chew on my bottom lip. I stopped now but the swelling from before is still there.
Salivary gland?: There are ancillary salivary glands in the lip. If over time the habit of lip biting or sucking may have caused an extravasation cyst or disruption of the salivary gland and may stay swollen. Sometimes they will resorb over time; sometimes it requires surgical excision by an oral surgeon. ...Read more
My bottom lip is swollen on only one side. I know the reason, it's because I have a tendency to chew on my bottom lip. How do I reduce the swelling?
My bottom lip is swollen and blistery when I have to go to the doctors to get it looked at, will I have to get blood drawn?
Maybe: To be brave, act brave. Nobody likes having blood drawn, but there are a variety of ways to deal with the discomfort and fear. What's helped me is to think of the pain that others have borne on my behalf -- my mother in giving birth, perhaps a religious figure. Think of the health benefits and how your being healthy will help those who you love. ...Read more
Who knows?: Maybe you inadvertently hit your lip or bit it. Who knows? If it doesn't get worse then likely nothing to worry about. ...Read more
I smoked a cigarette after someone and now my bottom lip is swollen with blister like bumps on it. How do I make it go down in less then 24hrs?
Fri I noticed a pimple on my chin under my lip. Tried popping nothing came out just bled around. Woke up Sat 6am and my bottom lip is swollen bad, Help?
Infection spread: By manipulating the pimple, you have released the contents into the subcutaneous tissue. If it progresses, you may need antibiotics. See your MD ...Read more
My bottom lip is swollen for about 3 days. I was using a blackhead remover on my chin and lower lip and pushing quite hard. Is it trama like a punch?
See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
What is the fastest way to get rid of cuts on my lip and canker sores in my mouth? It's hard to talk and eat because my bottom lip is swollen. Help.
Infection: With the appropriate medications that would be prescribed by your physician. ...Read more
I have a scratchy throat, little bumps on very back of my tongue... today my bottom lip is swollen and yellowish and red Circular marks on my balls?
Here are some...: The specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms are not enough to deduce right answer. Of course, a physical exam is essential and some testing may be required for right diagnosis/care. But, it is not hard to put or sort all related things out correctly by following instruction/suggestion in articles in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish to health... ...Read more
Everytime I go to sleep and wake up in the morning my bottom lip feels swollen and looks it a lil im only 16 any ideas?
Depends: Usually depends on if u are sleeping mainly on your belly and ur face is touching the pillow. Try sleeping on ur back and see if this helps. ...Read more
My bottom lip was swollen, my eyes itchy, plus a rash on the head of my penis. DR prescribed antifungal cream rash is gone but lip and eyes are the same?
My moms bottom lip is swollen she have took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) but the swelling hasn't went down yet what can she do or take and is she able to take a IB?
Asymmetric lip swelling (bottom > top) is certainly suspicious for angioedema, which I assume is new for her. If new, she is likely having a reaction to something (eg food or medication). Since angioedema can progress rapidly to involve the throat and breathing, and since the antihistamine is not helping,
I have to recommend going to the ER.
is IB ibuprofen? probably won't help. ...Read more
How long do lips stay swollen after kissing? My bottom lip is really swollen and I haven't gone out all day because of it.
Does not add up: Kissing per se should not cause swelling of the lips to an extent that you do wish to be seen in public with it. Try cold compress, i, e. ice pack wrapped in cloth. If you wish to engage is strong sucking of the lips, use an ice pack right after the activity. ...Read more
My bottom lip was quiet swollen yesterday, the swelling reduced a little however a blister like thing has formed. ?
I was drinking wine, eating popcorn, and eating jalapeños, and suddenly my left bottom lip got swollen. Am I allergic to something?
My bottom lip has gotten swollen and gotten blisters from my girlfriend biting my bottom lip too hard. Is it something I should be worried about?
Yes: Repeated damage to a bottom lip will cause changes in the lip and lead to a distorted appearance. If just one episode, the lip most likely will return to normal over time. If said girlfriend continues to bite, one might consider offering her a more durable part of the body to bite on... but it's hard to find a location that can withstand repeated biting. ...Read more
Hey I went down south on my girl and the next day my bottom inner lip is swollen and thirs white patch with yellowish bombs?
Frenum: You may have overly stretched the thin band of muscle between your lip and gum tissue in front of your bottom teeth. This can appear red and/or white. May also have done the same to the muscle under the tongue. This muscle band is called a frenum. Rinse with warm salt water and give it a rest for a few days. If not better, see your Dentist for examination. Good Luck. ...Read more
The area around my mouth has been dry and itchy for weeks now, and now I have two bubbles on my bottom lip that are swollen and itchy?
I fell last night on my face and my bottom lip is extremely swollen and bruised. There is also a cut from my tooth puncturing my lip. What should I do?
See doctor as: You may need stitches and this needs to be done within 24 hours of injury, also use ice. ...Read more
8 days ago I found out I was allergic to peaches as soon as I took a 2/3rd bite into one, the bottom of my tongue became numb and my lips swell with bumps on it. I drank alcohol last night and about 4-5 hrs of sleeping, my bottom lip is very swollen.
Can you please help me? My upper and bottom lip is swollen on the right side. Earlier I had a small rash now this.
ALLERGIC RX: You may be having an allergic reaction. you need to be examined. Treatment options may be a course of prednisone, Zyrtec& Zantac (ranitidine). (to block both histamine receptors) Seek prompt attention is symptoms persist or worsen. If no trigger is identified you need to see an allergist for further testing. Also a review of medications. ...Read more