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My brother developed two canker sores on the inside of his upper lip. Now his lip is severey swollen and the inside looks split in half. What is this?

My brother developed two canker sores on the inside of his upper lip. Now his lip is severey swollen and the inside looks split in half. What is this?

Stomatitis : He may have stomatitis where the tissues of the mouth swell and multiple canker sores can appear. He might also have bite trauma. We tend to 'play' with canker sores so get the soreness out. Please see your dentist or doctor so they can prescribe an antiviral to help your brother heal or go to the emergency room since his lip is so swollen. ...Read more

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My upper lip was split in two after an accident... the doctors sutured the lip back together but there is severe swelling and pain now after two week?

My upper lip was split in two after an accident... the doctors sutured the lip back together but there is severe swelling and pain now after two week?

See your doctor...: While it may be normal to have some pain after an injury, persistent pain and swelling can be indicative of an infection. Is there any drainage or redness? You should see your doctor to have the repair examined to make sure there is no infection. ...Read more

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What can cause your upper lip to darken?

Tea: Lots of things, especially dark colored drinks. Tea is a notorious culprit. ...Read more

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What could happen if bitting the upper lip?

Upper lip: Biting your upper lip can only lead to cracked and sore lips prone to infection. If this has become a compulsive habit seek help from a psychologist. ...Read more

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What's an effective treament for a dark upper lip?

Look for the cause: Most of the time there is a cause and effect. If cause is due to pigmentation natural then you have to accept that as part of natures gift. Some times it can be due to skin disease for which see dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more