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What to do for lip swelling?

What to do for lip swelling?

Lip swelling: You need to determine the cause, it can be an allergic reaction to a food or drug, a topical allergic reaction, a manfestation of a hereditary disease or angioedema. See an allergist and find out the cause. Oral steroids usually help with the swelling. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Do I use straw if lip swelling?

Do I use straw if lip swelling?

Sounds good to me: Using a straw sounds like a good idea to me. I think you'd want to minimize "stress" to the lip and using a straw might help. ...Read more

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How can I make lip swelling go down?

Why is it swollen?: The question is why or what is causing you swollen lip. If you hit it or got thumped in the mouth. Is there a growth in or on your lip? You can ice a lip and see if the swelling goes down. If that doesn't work...Go see a doctor and get it looked at or biopsied. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce lip swelling?

Ice: I would recommend that you see your doctor asap. If a lip is swollen due to trauma, place ice on it intermittently. ...Read more

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What to do if my lip swelling so sudden?

Need clarification: Could be a few different causes of lip swelling. For example herpes simplex (cold sore) causes lip to enlarge and swell, but it is usually accompanied with pain and tingling. If you had a trauma (were hit eg.) on the mouth it would likely swell. And if you had recent dental work your lips could possible swell. Also allergies can cause lip swelling as can inflammation, infection near lip. See dr. ...Read more

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How can I reduce prolonged lip swelling?

It depends: On the cause. If you had surgery, it may only take a few days, but if it is due to a disease or medication reaction it can take longer. It is best to ask the doctor who is familiar with your situation. ...Read more

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How to reduce lip swelling from a gf bite?

How to reduce lip swelling from a gf bite?

Ice pack: I'd try an ice pack or cool compress. An oral anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen might help too. ...Read more

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What can I do to get lip swelling to go down?

What can I do to get lip swelling to go down?

Dependent on cause: Lip swelling can be a result of numerous causes. Trama, allergy to foods, irritation from exposure or contact to chemical(food additives, colorations, etc), and diseases. You need to seek help from dentist or dermatologist to determine cause and then treatment. ...Read more

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What are good ways i can fix my lip swelling?

Determine the cause: Is it dental in origin, a burn, an allergy, an infection, a blocked duct, a tumor, or a bruise? Without knowing the cause of your swelling, treatment cannot be recommended. See your physician or dentist who can actually examine you and take a medical history. ...Read more

Dr. Bhavin Patel
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Lip Swelling (Definition)

Lip swelling is a non-specific sigh. It must be evaluated for diagnosis. See an oral ...Read more