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Swollen Lip From Canker Sores
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Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) typically last 1-2 weeks and heal on their own.
Be careful not to irritate the sore, stay away from spicy foods.
Get Orabase Ointment OTC at the pharmacy. This is an oral bandage that will stick to the sore. Place it on the sore before meals to protect the sore from irritation. ...Read more
My wife gets canker sores often. She uses debactorol, but her lip is now swollen. Possible concerns?
The whole lip?: If only part of the lip is swollen and there is a canker sore on that part of the lip, then dr. Mulnick is correct. If the entire lip is swollen then something else is going on. Angioedema is the term for the entire lip becoming swollen. It could be an allergic reaction to a food or a medication - although probably not the debactorol. If the entire lip is involved have her see her doctor. ...Read more
My brother developed two canker sores on the inside of his upper lip. Now his lip is severey swollen and the inside looks split in half. What is this?
Stomatitis: He may have stomatitis where the tissues of the mouth swell and multiple canker sores can appear. He might also have bite trauma. We tend to 'play' with canker sores so get the soreness out. Please see your dentist or doctor so they can prescribe an antiviral to help your brother heal or go to the emergency room since his lip is so swollen. ...Read more
I had an emotionally stressful week and I had about 6 canker sores on my gums and lower gum, near my lip. Now I have 3 left, the lower lip is still swollen. What shouldi do?
What is the fastest way to get rid of cuts on my lip and canker sores in my mouth? It's hard to talk and eat because my bottom lip is swollen. Help.
Infection: With the appropriate medications that would be prescribed by your physician. ...Read more
Swollen/sore gums R side, two canker sores (Inside btm and on lip, R side), swollen lymph nodes RS, sore jaw. Clinic says strep. 1st time O herpes?
Probably: Probably. Your doc should prescribe antiviral medication. See https://www. Cda-adc. Ca/jcda/vol-68/issue-4/247.pdf ...Read more
Are swollen glands common with canker sores? Could I have an infection? I have had a huge canker sore on my cheek now I have a small ones on my tounge, lip, and back near my wisdom tooth and my glands are swollen and feels better after I brush.
Canker sores: Are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. Canker sores are usually accompanied by swollen lymph nodes. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more
I have two canker sores in my mouth very painful and I feel a swollen lymphs node what can this be?
Canker sores: There are many causes for canker sores, e.g. Allergy, virus infection, chemical irritants in toothpaste or mouthsores from irritations, etc. They are usually self limiting. Perhaps keep a journal of what you eat or your activities to try to see if anything you notice brings on the canker sores. ...Read more
I keep getting mouth sores. They start out swollen + painful but swelling goes down in a few hours, and sore disappears within 2-3 days. Like canker sores but too brief to be those. .. What are these?
Any recurring lesion should be examined clinically. They could a result of a viral infection, an allergy, or some other type of infection.
Have them examined by your dentist. ...Read more
What is gingivostomatitis? Is it herpes? I have canker sores inside mouth (not cold sores) few weeks ago I had swollen gums. And bump near anus.
Be patient: Herpetic gingivostomatitis is a combination of gingivitis and stomatitis and is a common infection of the mouth and gums. Although a self-limiting disease, this oral infection can cause significant mouth discomfort and frustration. The sores usually disappear within two to three weeks, regardless of whether they are treated or not. ...Read more
Can canker sores in throat and mouth cause severe pain difficulty eating and swollen lymph nodes?
Canker sores: Canker sores, known as aphthous stomatitis, can be caused by a virus, which may be why the lymph nodes in your neck are swollen. This is the body's response to infection. They can be very painful and take up to 10 days to resolve. A solution of benadryl (diphenhydramine) and viscous lidocaine (rinsed and spit out) will decrease the pain. Topical anesthetics may help as well. See your pharmacist. ...Read more
2 months ago I woke up with a swollen lip & blister. Haven't been in contact with anyone that has cold sores. What can it be other than herpes?
Icing regimen: Icing will help for the first 48 hours after injury. Try to ice at least 10 minutes each hour. If you can, 10 minutes on, 10 minutes off is an ideal schedule while you are awake. Try using bags of frozen peas or corn (left in the original packaging). They conform well the body and can be reused. Just don't try to eat them after they have been thawed and frozen a few times! ...Read more
From what?: If it's swollen from trauma, use ice pack first 24 hours on and off every 15 minutes. Then it's just a waiting game until it goes away. If of unknown origin, you need to see a dentist as soon as possible as it is likely an infection that would require immediate treatment. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: It depends what caused your swollen lip. It can be due to allergy to meds, insect bites or foods. It can also be due to infections like cold sore or another infection and may need antibiotics. You should check with your doctor as if it is due to allergy you need to find out what caused it and may need to carry Epipen if it keeps happening as it can be life threatening. Meanwhile yu can take benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more
Swollen lip: Do you know why your lip is swollen? If it is from some trauma, like biting or getting hit, gently placing an ice pack (zip-lock bag with water and ice cubes) will help and keep the swelling to minimum. Anti-inflammatory medicine, if you can take it, may be used. If you don't know why it's swollen, please visit your dentist and find out why, so that proper treatment can be offered to you. ...Read more
A couple things: If this is a snorkel that is new to you, it may be sensitivity to a component of the mouthpiece. Some older/cheaper snorkels may have latex rubber mouthpieces, to which you could be sensitive. You may also have been exposed to a piece of jellyfish or man-o'-war tentacle. This would cause a stinging or burning sensation as well. Mild swelling can also occur from exposure of sensitive tissue to sun. ...Read more
Blocked gland?: The first thing to try is applying moist heat for 10 minutes at a time 2-4 times daily. If it's a blocked gland, this may help it unclog. But if the bump increases in size or causes increasing pain, it needs to be checked. It can be a blocked gland that needs doctor draining it or it may be something else. ...Read more
Allergist: Unless you got punched at the lip recently, see an allergist. ...Read more
Swollen lips: What you are able to use to treat a swollen lip, depends on the cause of the swelling, and what part of the lip is swollen. If the swelling is due to an injury (being hit) then a cold compress is best. Infection, will require attention and antiviral or antibiotic as needed. Allergic reaction to food, medication, or an object touching the lips may also cause swelling. Antihistamines will help this. ...Read more
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Lip swelling: What caused you lip to swell, and how long has it been swollen for? Is your lip also painful? Due to the fact that the lip does not typically swell without a significant reason. I would recommend that you see your doctor for an examination. ...Read more
I took 6 tablets of prednisolone day 1 for swollen lip, has resolved do I need to continue, how does it affect Tirosint medication?
Prednisone: Greetings. Prednisone is a medication that works as an antiinflammatory. The medication also suppresses your adrenal production of hormones. The gradual reduction is needed in most cases. Check with your prescribing doctor. The dose of the prednisone and the prescribing information is very important to know. We can often times recommend a rapid taper or just stopping in some cases. ...Read more
Slighty swollen lip, and no known allergies. Plus I didn't have any food or drink I don't usually have. What could be the cause? Should I worry?
Depends: If you have no problem breathing (throat swelling), you may try antihistamine up to 4 times daily to see if this helps. If the problem keeps on coming back, consider consulting an allergist. There are many potential causes and a drug reaction (especially NSAIDs) is one to be considered. If you have any problem breathing or swallowing, rush to the ER. ...Read more
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