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I woke up yesterday morning with a swollen eyelid today I wake up with a huge swollen lip. Any suggestions on the cause?

I woke up yesterday morning with a swollen eyelid today I wake up with a huge swollen lip. Any suggestions on the cause?

No: but it sounds like angioedema. Try antihistamine up to 4 doses per day to see if this helps. If you experience massive tongue or any throat swelling, rush to the ER. The cause for angioedema is often unknown. ...Read more

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Took a nap woke up with my upper lip and my righ eyelid swollen and partof my body were really itchy. This is not the first time it happens.

Took a nap woke up with my upper lip and my righ eyelid  swollen and partof my body were really itchy. This is not the first time it happens.

Allergy: The reaction you describe sounds like a contact reaction to an allergen. Try first changing detergent to a hypoallergenic brand. Zig that doesn't work, you can change pillows, sheets, etc, and you should see a physician specializing in allergy (allergist). ...Read more

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Woke up with swollen eyelids, forehead bridge of my nose and lips. What caused this? Should i go to the doctor.

Woke up with swollen eyelids, forehead bridge of my nose and lips.  What caused this?  Should i go to the doctor.

? Allergic reaction: Your description sounds like an allergic reaction. Try cool compresses, artificial tears, topical and/or oral allergy meds, and frequent changing of pillow cases and sheets. ...Read more

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Can a virus cause hives followed by syncope with shaking , swollen lips, eye lids, no allergens found hives lasted 5 days what could it be caused from?

Can a virus cause hives followed by syncope with shaking , swollen lips, eye lids, no allergens found hives lasted 5 days what could it be caused from?

Yes: it can but then you still need to make sure that they are not caused by something else especially when the problem is persistent. ...Read more

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My eyelid, lips , jar , fingers and feet start to swell up more than ever ?

Generalized swelling: This could be a sign of something serious. I would recommend going to the emergency room or regular doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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When I have a migraine, my face swells (lips/puffy eyes). Tonight my eyelids are still puffy. Could this be allergic migr? Could this occur 4 any migr

Migraine: Migraine headaches do not typically cause swollen eyelids. Perhaps you are having an allergy attack with sinus headache. Migraines are generally pounding headaches on one side of the head with or without a visual disturbance (aura). ...Read more

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Itchy red, alligator like feeling, swollen rash on cheeks, neck & chest. Swollen eyelids. Dr. Said allergic reaction, steroid medication is not helpin?

Itchy red, alligator like feeling, swollen rash on cheeks, neck & chest. Swollen eyelids. Dr. Said allergic reaction, steroid medication is not helpin?

Up the treatment: I see in your medication list that you are taking Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) an h1 antihistamine, and were prescribed a steroid cream. You can try an over the counter h2 antihistamine Loratadine along with the above. You may need to be switched from the steroid cream to steroids by mouth, so a followup with your doctor would be the next step. If you have lip/mouth symptoms, go to Emergency Dept. ...Read more

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How do you get swollen eyelids?

How do you get swollen eyelids?

Multiple reasons: Fluid accumulates in the eyelids from multiple reasons mainly, inflammation and inflammation. ...Read more

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