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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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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?.

No: Any pain/swelling/bleeding should be investigated immediately. Please ask your Dentist to recommend an Oral Surgeon. Go now. ...Read more

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I got stug by a bee on the inside of my lip how can I get my swelling to go down. Its still the same size?

I got stug by a bee on the inside of my lip how can I get my swelling to go down. Its still the same size?

Bee Sting: Hello, an insect bite on or inside the oral cavity can trigger swelling in the oral cavity and it usually swells depending on your reactivity. Regardless, you will need Benadryl, ice and elevation if possible. If it's still swollen, then I'd recommend Nod an ER trip. Good Luck ...Read more

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Woke up with inside of my upper lip large swelling why?

Woke up with inside of my upper lip large swelling why?

Allergy or trauma: Think of what was eaten before retiring, if you are allergic that could be the cause. Trauma? ...Read more

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Lately keep getting black spots and and swelling on lower lip with cracks on the inside of the lip. Could it be food allergies?

Lately  keep getting black spots and and swelling on lower lip with cracks on the inside of the lip. Could it be food allergies?

Virus vs allergies: possible allergies to certain foods , espec.citrus. or cancur sores or aphthous ulcers[get otc orabase or rx kenolog steroid oint in arabase by dr.] if pustules or incr. redness swelling pain;cellulitis , need antibiotic like amox/augmentin or bactrim. take otc pain meds for pain, i like excedrin [generic ok] because it has 3 in one for pain. ...Read more

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Can the herpes virus cause your lip to have localized swelling and a hard lump beneath the inside of your lip? And there are no blisters.

Can the herpes virus cause your lip to have localized swelling and a hard lump beneath the inside of your lip? And there are no blisters.

Mucocele: This could be an epidermal cyst, if within the lip. A mucocele tends to be a translucent, visible pea like swelling on inner aspect of lower lip. They usually spontaneously resolve in 2-3 weeks, but could be excised by an oral surgeon if bothersome. ...Read more

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Have recurring swelling on the inside of my bottom lip. An ulcer i bit has formed a blood blister with a sack of yellow sticky fluid beneath. Advice?

Have recurring swelling on the inside of my bottom lip. An ulcer i bit has formed a blood blister with a sack of yellow sticky fluid beneath. Advice?

Mucocele: Likely a mucocele, which is a minor salivary gland with a blocked duct. Whether a mucocele, or another problem (possibly a minor salivary gland tumor) it should be removed by an oral surgeon and sent for biopsy. ...Read more

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