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Red swollen lips left a line around mouth. Is this serious?

Red swollen lips left a line around mouth. Is this serious?

Red, swollen lips: Probably not serious. Why were your lips red and swollen? If it's from excess moisture, as in chronically licking your lips, the red line will go away as the skin heals. ...Read more

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For the past couple of days i've had very dry, red, and swollen lips. What can I do to alleviate the symptoms? I've tried Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and cortisone cream

For the past couple of days i've had very dry, red, and swollen lips. What can I do to alleviate the symptoms? I've tried Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and cortisone cream

See an allergist: There are multiple causes for lip swelling. You can continue doing what you are doing but you need to see an allergist asap. If the swelling extends into the tongue or thoat, head to the er immediately. Meanwhile, stop all new medications, supplements and/or make up products. ...Read more

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Have red swollen vagina lips inside. Sore throat. Havent started my period. Can it be an std. Had unprotected sex with one partner since months ago. ?

Have red swollen vagina lips inside. Sore throat. Havent started my period. Can it be an std. Had unprotected sex with one partner since months ago. ?

STD: If you have had unprotected sex and are having pelvic problems you need to be seen, examined and tested for several different stds. Go soon. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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Sore, red, blistered, slightly swollen lips with no previous allergies. What could it be?

Sore, red, blistered, slightly swollen lips with no previous allergies. What could it be?

A few possibilities.: It may be an allergy that just developed. It could be over indulgence of citrus fruits, particularly grapefruit. It can be a viral infection (such as herpes simplex i. The best advice i can give you is to see a physician if it persists more than a day or two. ...Read more

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I think have the hives because I have random red spots and swollen lips. Is Claritin good or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) better?

I think have the hives because I have random red spots and swollen lips.  Is Claritin good or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) better?

Zyrtec (cetirizine) (Cetitizine): If these are recurrent, see an allergiist for the propper diagnosis and treatment. For otc (over the counter) medication, most allergists prefer zyrtec (cetirizine) because it has more anti-inflamatory properties and lasts 24 hours. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) generally lasts 4 to 6 hours and causes more drowsiness, if the patient gets drowsy on zyrtec they might try Allegra (fexofenadine). ...Read more

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Red, swollen, flaky, numb lips - been going on since may 2013. It's very irritating and painful. No allergies. I can't find anything online about it?

Red, swollen, flaky, numb lips - been going on since may 2013. It's very irritating and painful. No allergies. I can't find anything online about it?

Need examinations: Could be a side effect of medications, a sign of a systemic problem, the result of mouth berating, and so many other choices. You must be examined by both your general dentist and your general physician do find an answer. If you haven't seen them since may 2013 you're overdue. ...Read more

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Red and swollen upper lip yesterday evening woke up with two small spots on upper lip could feel them but not see them. Woke up this morning and lip was red and swollen with a little tingling. Could this be a spider bite?

Red and swollen upper lip yesterday evening woke up with two small spots on upper lip could feel them but not see them. Woke up this morning and lip was red and swollen with a little tingling. Could this be a spider bite?

Yes : Yes it could be a spider bite. It could be an infection from a tooth, hair follicle, or sebaceous gland. Recommend that you see your physician as soon as possible to make sure that it does not progress to a msra infection which is difficult to treat. In the mean time wash it with soap and water then place an antibiotic ointment on the site. ...Read more

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I had a blood vessel tumour on my upper lip treated when i was little but then I have been experiencing swollen red lips after eating ever since. Why?

I had a blood vessel tumour on my upper lip treated when i was little but then I have been experiencing swollen red lips after eating ever since. Why?

lip balm allergy?: Removal of a small blood vessel tumor many years ago should not be the cause, but consider certain food allergies, or even allergy to lip balms which is quite common. ...Read more