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Doctor insights on: Swelling Inside Lip

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

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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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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