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Woke up with a swollen lip and white bumps, I'm super stressed because my wedding is in two weeks, please help!

Woke up with a swollen lip and white bumps, I'm super stressed because my wedding is in two weeks, please help!

Viral flair: Herpes Simplex is a virus that can outbreak as a cold sore or as an entity like what you are describing. This occurs when a person is ill or stressed. It usually occurs because the immune system of the individual is compromised. Though there are over the counter treatments, it is best and more rapidly treated with oral and topical Zovirax (acyclovir). See your MD and confirm the diagnosis.

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I get bumps on my head when I am stressed they are painfull to the touch but go down after a day or so what is this?

I get bumps on my head when I am stressed they are painfull to the touch but go down after a day or so what is this?

Must be seen: Sounds like stress induced hives (urticaria); however you must be seen when you are having an outbreak.

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Can a bump on the head cause a tight head or can it be stress and anxiety as I have stress and anxity at the min really bad?

Can a bump on the head cause a tight head or can it be stress and anxiety as I have stress and anxity at the min really bad?

Tension headaches: High levels of stress and anxiety can result in the muscles in your neck tensing up, leading to feeling of tightness and headache. unless you have had some trauma, a bump on your head is probably not the cause.

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Anxiety and stress have the tiny bumps on head where I feel pain in head when I put pressure on them or massage them they feel better what is this?

Anxiety and stress have the tiny bumps on head where I feel pain in head when I put pressure on them or massage them they feel better what is this?

Bumps?: Hellow. I don't know what would cause small bumps on your head. However, tension headaches can impact the muscles of the neck, shoulder and head. Massaging them could reduce tension and thus pain.

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What could a cluster of bumps on lips be?

What could a cluster of bumps on lips be?

Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment.

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Are all bumps on your lips herpes?

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Are all bumps on your lips herpes?

All: All bumps on the lips are not herpes but it can be one of the concern that will require you to consult a dermatologist. There are many causes which cause bumps on the lips which may include simple reasons such as allergy to some foods, sunburn, bacterial infection, acne, even possibility of cancerous lesion in smokers, or benign growth lesions such as sebaceous hyperplasia.

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How can I get rid of stress bumps?

How can I get rid of stress bumps?

I am not sure what: You are referring to? Hives? There can be many causes. The only way to get an accurate diagnosis will be a medical evaluation.

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How do you get rid of stress bumps?

How do you get rid of stress bumps?

Stress bumps: Stress bumps are due to histamine release and are also known as urticaria. First you need to make sure that there is no other cause of the bumps (i.E: doctor visit). Treating stress is complicated and 400 characters woun't cover it! Stress reduction techniques need to be employed. Antihistamines or short term use of otc low dose topical steroids may be help.

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Why do I have tiny bumps all over my lips?

Why do I have tiny bumps all over my lips?

Bumps on lips.: Are they related to a certain food item you are eating? This could be an allergic reaction. Think of any lipstick or chapstick you are using as well. And lastly, any new toothpaste or mouthwash.

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Does stress cause bumps around the nipples?

Does stress cause bumps around the nipples?

No: These are called montgomery's glands and are thought to secrete lubrication for the nipple. They become more prominent during pregnancy. It has been said that women who have them have an easier time breastfeeding.

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Are all bumps on the lips related to herpes?

Are all bumps on the lips related to herpes?

No: You could have a pimple, milium, injury etc.