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Swelling around my lips, outside of mouth.?

Swelling around my lips, outside of mouth.?

A few things: More information is needed. How long was the swelling present for? Are you allergic to any types of foods or makeup? Did you sustain any trauma or have any cosmetic procedures like (juvederm or restylane). You may have an allergic reaction. See your md. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Blister on bottom inside lip ?

Blister on bottom inside lip

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Possibly herpes: Possibly oral herpes (hsv) also known as a fever blister. Another possibility is a canker sore which is different from hsv. Hsv should be treated with an oral antiviral such as acyclovir, valtrex, (valacyclovir) or famvir. Hsv is contagious and there is no cure, it can keep recurring and you are always a carrier. Canker sores are not contagious. ...Read more

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White blister inside lower lip herpt?

White blister inside lower lip herpt?

Quite possibly: Or could be a minor salivary gland called an extravasation cyst. See an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Water blister inside mouth after biting lip?

Water blister inside mouth after biting lip?

Perhaps: It could be herpes, a contact allergy to something you ate , a mechanical irritation to the mucous membranes. It should heal by itself, or see a dentist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Painful swollen lymph node (left side) groin 2 painful bumps, lumps, on vagina lip (left) and the entire left lip is swollen.?

Painful swollen lymph node (left side) groin 2 painful bumps,  lumps,  on vagina lip (left) and the entire left lip is swollen.?

See an OB/GYN: Can't diagnose this without a history, exam, and possible testing. You should be seen by a gynecologist or family doctor and evaluated. ...Read more

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What could cause white dots on inside upper right lip with localized swelling/redness and pain to the touch? Girlfriends lip is noticeably swollen.

Herpes: Girlfriend needs to see a doctor. This could be any type of skin disorder or cyst but if recurrent it could be herpes which is very common, painful and contagious. Your doctor can look at it and give the right treatment. Sometimes a soothing bath in epsom salt helps. ...Read more

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Is redness on the gum inside a lip piercing normal?

Is redness on the gum inside a lip piercing normal?

Unfortunately: Barbells can chip or fracture front teeth. Gums can be damaged by the rubbing of barbells requiring periodontal surgery. If the barbell becomes unscrewed it could be aspirated into the lungs. Infections can be quite severe & eventually lead to disfigurement. This is likely not normal -please have your dentist evaluate your gum. ...Read more

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Bottom lip swollen-painful blister on inside, what to do?

Bottom lip swollen-painful blister on inside, what to do?

Depends: It might be cold sore(herpes infection) or oral sore caused by injury (bite, etc.). Treatment/approach are different. You'd better seek help from dermatologists or dentists. ...Read more

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Subsequent to wisdom teeth gum swelling and bump on inside cheek?

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Subsequent to wisdom teeth gum swelling and bump on inside cheek?

Wisdom teeth: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. See your dentist for evaluation and x-rays. ...Read more

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Can mucocele inside the lower lip be cancerous?

Can mucocele inside the lower lip be cancerous?

Unlikely: But it should be examined and treated if necessary. Call an oral surgeon for an appointment. ...Read more

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Swollen inside lip ..Who to see?

Swollen inside lip ..Who to see?

Your dentist: would be a good place to start. ...Read more

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Lower lip is swollen, small red bump under the lip, is it a cold sore? I can feel the bump thro my lip. Not itchy, no feaver, lip feels numb

Lower lip is swollen, small red bump under the lip, is it a cold sore? I can feel the bump thro my lip. Not itchy, no feaver, lip feels numb

Can't be 100% sure: But what you're describing sounds a lot like the early signs of a cold sore. These are typically caused by a strain of the herpes virus that about 80% of people carry in their system. People usually get them when they are run down, or stressed (or have a "cold"). If you want to be pro-active, you can ask your doctor for a prescription for an anti-viral medication like "valacyclovir" which can help. ...Read more

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Swollen red patches underneath the skin of my top lip & red raised patches. Lip is inflammed, red & buning on edges of top lip. No sores or pus. Help!

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Swollen red patches underneath the skin of my top lip & red raised patches. Lip is inflammed, red & buning on edges of top lip. No sores or pus. Help!

Irritant: This appears to be an irritant reaction. Check on the products you have been using on your face or even oral products. Are you using teeth-whitening tooth paste? How about mouth-wash introduced prior to onset of the lip problem? ...Read more

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Cold sore on top lip and inside nostril, sore gums and roof of mouth?

Cold sore on top lip and inside nostril, sore gums and roof of mouth?

An outbreak. : Sounds like you have an outbreak of cold sores. They do come in numbers sometimes and the best thing do is go to your dentist or md and get a script for acyclovir. If you are prone to these outbreaks or even singular sores..Then have some of that drug on hand at all times. ...Read more

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Had a mucocele and salivary glands removed in lip. It's now swollen and asymmetric with scar tissue. It's bottom lip and annoying. Steroid injection?

Had a mucocele and salivary glands removed in lip. It's now swollen and asymmetric with scar tissue. It's bottom lip and annoying. Steroid injection?

Lip scar tissue: A steroid injection might help, but usually a re-excision is the way to go. It looks like you have had 2 procedures already, so i understand you might be reluctant . Get another opinion from another ENT or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Random lip swelling on left bottom lip it like hard on the inside is that normal or common?.

Random lip swelling on left bottom lip it like hard on the inside is that normal or common?.

Lip swelling: Swelling of you lower lip is not normal. See a dentist or oral surge. To find out. What is causing this. There are any things that an cause this. ...Read more

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What are the common causes for lips swelling?

What are the common causes for lips swelling?

Trauma/allergies: Trauma to the lips blistering due to viral infection (or bacterial) food allergies or to new cosmetic (lipstick) these would be most common, after that one must look into the problem much more closely. ...Read more

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Swelling lip, should I go to dr?

Swelling lip, should I go to dr?

Perhaps: Swelling of the lips, tongue or around the eyes is termed angioedema and can be triggered by allergies, some medications and sometimes is hereditary. It is similar to hives but at a slightly deeper tissue level. It can occur with hives or 15% of time, no associated hives. If a person has throat tightness or difficulty breathing or swallowing, then evaluation is important. ...Read more

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How can I take swelling down n my lip?

Natural Process: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. The key is to do things that reduce the parts of inflammation such as ice, and antiinflammatory like motrin/advil medications in the first 24hrs. ...Read more

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Swelling lip line.... What could this be?

Swelling lip line.... What could this be?

Many possibilities: Swelling of the lips or around the lips can truly be related to many things. Of importance, this can indicate perhaps an allergic reaction. It's best to follow with a doctor, particularly if you are experiencing throat discomfort, difficulty swallowing or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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How can I reduce the swelling of my lip ring?

Natural process: Your lip ring placement caused trauma to the lip and it is a foreign body. The immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Gentle cleansing, applying ice to the area and using antiinflammatory medications motrin.Advil (ibuprofen) will help. ...Read more

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What can I use to heal a cut up lip from a recent swelling?

What can I use to heal a cut up lip from a recent swelling?

Healing: Lip heals very quickly. Try over the counter triple antibiotic ointment and see plastic surgeon to prevent scarring and infection. ...Read more

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Random swelling under lip what could thus be? nd am I in danger+

Random swelling under lip what could thus be? nd am I in danger+

Probably truma: I would speculate tht you are somehow biting your lip at night or when you are unaware and that the swelling is from this trauma. If you have fever and redness it could be a cellutitis and you would need treatment with an antibiotic. The doctor who is treating you with your medications might be best able to assess this. A dental condition could also be a cause. ...Read more

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I busted my lip last night falling down, how do I reduce swelling?

I busted my lip last night falling down, how do I reduce swelling?

Ice: Apply ice for 10 to 15 mins at a time to help reduce swelling. A bag of frozen peas is good. ...Read more

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What can you do to stop lips from swelling due to allergic reaction?

See an allergist: If you are having lip swelling episodes you should see an allergist to determine what the cause is and how to treat it. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a swelling near the corner of my lip, what do I do?

What to do if I have a swelling near the corner of my lip, what do I do?

Lip swelling: See your local dentist or primary care physician in order to determine the cause which would then determine the treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the lips swelling to go down after a allergic reaction?

How long does it take for the lips swelling to go down after a allergic reaction?

A day or two: Often lips, eyelids and tongue can be a site for angioedema following an allergic reaction. This is related, but not exactly the same thing as hives (or "urticaria"), and angioedema commonly lasts into the next day. ...Read more

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I have slight swelling in lips along with redeness and burning sensation around lips since last one month?

I have slight swelling in lips along with redeness and burning sensation around lips since last one month?

Lip swelling: Often this problem is due to applying lip balm or other substances that come in contact with your face. Beeswax,which many lip balm products contain, is felt to be irritating to the lips. If you can't pinpoint the cause ,consult a dermatologist. In the meantime try applying cortisone type cream. ...Read more

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I took a fall yesterday and busted my lip open , the swelling is awfully big and Doesn't seem to be going down, what should I use?

I took a fall yesterday and busted my lip open , the swelling is awfully big and Doesn't seem to be going down, what should I use?

ICE: until 72 hours then HEAT..and COMPRESSES BTW if swelling continues INFECTION is a p;ossibility so get it checked out if this is going on past 24 hours! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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How long does it take a busted lip caused from a fall with minor cuts take to stop swelling. I have been applying ice but it seems to stay the same.

How long does it take a busted lip caused from a fall with minor cuts take to stop swelling. I have been applying ice but it seems to stay the same.

Traumatic lip: Giveit i about 1 week to slowly go down. if no head injury or LOC may consider benedryl(H1 blocker)/zantac (H2 blocker) to decrease swelling as the same chemicals cause the allergic swelling or traumatic swelling ...Read more

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What are causes of lip numbness/swelling?

What are causes of lip numbness/swelling?

Multiple causes: Allergies are probably most common , herpes infections, and last angioedema which often occurs with a trauma, ...Read more

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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