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My Lip Is Swollen On One Side
My lip is swollen on one side, looks like a small red scratch underneath my lip. It also hurts. Could this be a cold sore? Or allergic reaction?
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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?
The tip of my penis is swollen on one side only like a enlarged lip. Not any pain really and haven't noticed any differences other than this. I have had unprotected sex but have gotten std all as negative. Is this irritation something i should worry about
I had fat transfer done in my lips but one side is more swollen then other, by a lot! is this normal and does it mean that side will heal bigger?
Asymmetric Lip Aug: It is highly unlikelyt that the surgeon injected you unevenly and the difference you are currently experiencing may be due to post operative swelling which is greatest in the first four days following fat transfer. This is likely to improve. However, contact your surgeon to ensure that this is not due to bleeding. Positional changes, such as the way you sleep at night, could make it worse. Use ice. ...Read more
Bartholins gland : A swelling on one side low outside the vagina is a Bartholin's gland cyst. They commonly flare after sex. The duct opening is blocked. During sex the gland secretes fluid. So the fluid is backing up and causing the gland to swell. Applying heat for 10 minutes 2-4 times daily will help. Soaking in a bath also helps. If it continues to cause trouble, it may need to be draining and reopened. ...Read more
I have a 5ys old, last night she said her lips were burning, now she has a rash on her lips and one on the side (red and group) and swollen. ?
My lip on my mouth swollen.. it starts out itching then it swells please help it's embarrassing cause it's on one side?
Angioedema: This is an allergic reaction to something internal or external and you have to try eliminating one thing at a time in an attempt to find the culprit which may be a food, temperature,makeup,etc. Taking an antihistamine like benadryl(causes drowsiness) or Claritin (loratadine) usually helps the angioedema recede or prevents it. See an allergist if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Ive just given a hickey. My top is lip is swollen a lot on one side and stings . On the inside its a bit red with small dots. What's happened?
Sucking kiss: Could be an injury or your developing a cold sore. Apply some ice and if worsens get it examined. ...Read more
It seems like one side of my vaginal lips is swollen to the point where it is uncomfortable to sit down. No foul odor or unusual discharge. Help?
Need examination: This could be due to mechanical irritation or it could be an infection. You could have vulvo-vaginal yeast infection, for example, which could cause this even in the absence of a vaginal discharge. Many other potential causes. Need an examination to diagnosis this one. ...Read more
Comfortable: Anything that makes you comfortable. It takes about 2 weeks to go away no matter what you seem to do. However check with your pharmacy for a few items that may make you more comfortable - remember that they generally do not shorten the 2 week time. ...Read more
I took one dose of tAmiflu and side effects are horrible. Irregular heartbeat, sweats, lips feel swollen but are not, edgy hb races when I stand up. ?
One side of my lip swollen ...firstly i got pimple....and i got chalazion on eye also ...what to do?
Needs to be checked: Your lip swelling started with a pimple and got swollen and you have a cyst like swelling you think it is chalazion.The lip swelling may be due either an insect bite or an infection in that area of lip and may or may not related to selling of eyelid which you call chalazion . I suggest you consult your family doctor asap to find what it is and treat appropriately ...Read more
I have a swollen vaginal lip but just one side. It's quite stingy and itchy amd my pee was dark this morning. Could this be a uti?
Had a pimple on my upper lip popped it i woke up and the side of my lip was swollen with little ones on the one side with red circle in my inner lip?
My one side cheek and upper lip swollen from past 5 month.i am having medicines- betnesol and atarax (hydroxyzine) 25 mg.if I will nt take for 1 day.again swilling ?
See Allergist: Could be suffering from chronic idiopathic or spontaneous angioedema (swelling). ACE inhibitors can cause this as well. Aspirin and NSAID's (such as ibuprofen or Alleve) can sometimes cause flares. Daily high dose antihistamines are first line treatment however if you are not well controlled on this regimen see Allergist for further workup, make sure not hereditary or acquired angioedema. ...Read more
My 88 year old mother had a tooth filled this morning and now the one side of her lip is swollen. What can we do to reduce swelling?
Cold compress: Sounds like there was some trauma to the lip while it was numb. The best treatment is a cold compress to the area. A zip lock bag with ice and wraped in a thin towel will be helpful. (10 minutes on/ 10 minutes off for the evening ) a non-steroidal anti inflamatory would also be helpful if she can take that. (ie: asprin or ibuprofen). ...Read more
I got my lip pierced and she broke a blood vessel when she put the needle through and now my lip is purple but just on that one side and still swollen?
Recent?: If this was done recently it should go away. The blood will be absorbed through the body with time! ...Read more
After sex my vagina got swollen and then the next day i had sex again and it start to burn like if got bruised in one side of my inner vagina lip. Why?
Abrasion/Bruising: You may have an abrasion, essentially a friction burn. Also, with vigorous activity, you might have some bruising. Be sure you are well lubricated, either from foreplay or a water-soluble lubricant (e.g., KY jelly). Also, be sure your partner is gentle enough not to harm your fragile genital tissues. Finally, if you are sore "down there, " you might refrain from activity until you are fully healed. ...Read more
I have a small movable lump on lower left head slightly from the back center, I dont have any symptoms,its just felt that my left side is more swollen than the right one?
BetterGetItChecked: It may be a cyst or a lipoma(fatty tumor)But we can not say exactly what it is without examination.I suggest you have it checked by your doctor to make the diagnosis and to know if it needs to be incised ...Read more
Can TMJ cause the indent on the side of my head to be swollen? There uneven it's been like that for a while one side comes out more then the other is it something serious?
See a TMJ dentist: Possible displacement of the disk can cause harm to the joint. A TMJ work -up maybe recommended. The sooner the treatment, the better to prevent further damage. ...Read more
Hi, i have a lump under my mouth, i can move it and there is another on the other side, but one is swollen, and its been like this for 1-2 years.
Ans: 2 years us a long time and now 2 of the lumps go see your doctor ...Read more
My tongue is swollen, but only on one side (the right), and especially on the bottom where it is connected to my mouth. what should i do? benedryl?
Good 1st step: Tongue swelling can be due to many reasons but when it doubt taking benadryl (diphenhydramine) is good first choice if no medical reasons to avoid antihistamines. If this has been ongoing for awhile there may be a blockage at the salivary glands or even the veins that drain that side of the tongue. This should be seen by MD very soon to help determine what the cause if. If problems breathing or rapid swelling - ER! ...Read more
Swollen tongue: This could be due to trauma, allergy, infection or other cause. See you dentist or medical doctor to be evaluated. You did not say how long you have had this. If interfering with airway or increasing go to emergency room immediately ...Read more
If one lymph node on the back, right side of head is swollen and painful where is it possibly fighting an infection from. Sinus?
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
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