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What could be the cause of swollen lips after I go to the dentist?

What could be the cause of swollen lips after I go to the dentist?

Swelling: Be sure to let your dentist know about this so he can evaluate your last treatment. He will evaluate what was done in your last treatment. Level of concern is possible allergy to latex as well as materials used for the procedure. Sometimes a patient can play or chew on lips after a procedure while they are still numb from the anesthetic. Medications need to be evaluated too. ...Read more

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Lip Swelling (Definition)

Lip swelling is a clinical finding in which the lips are enlarged due to extra fluid accumulation in the tissue of the lip. This can be due to ...Read more


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What causes swollen lips after making out?

What causes swollen lips after making out?

Blood flow: Kissing will increase the blood flow and this can cause some swelling. Sucking and biting will cause some swelling and this will go away. The one cause for concern is allergies. It you have allergies to, the foods that your partner ate recently you can be exposed and can have a allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Girlfriend has swollen lips after kissing and making out. Anything wrong?

Girlfriend has swollen lips after kissing and making out. Anything wrong?

No: Hyperemia - increased blood flow to the lips - excitement, and heavy, prolonged kissing. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have never had problems like this before. But i got extremely swollen lips (labia) after sex . What happened?

Inflammation: This has happened to my patients before and is almost like an allergic reaction. You may have a yeast infection, this is the most likely. You could also have an underlying bacterial infection, a doctor could check you for that. Lastly, a condition known as vulvodynia can sometimes cause this. Elizabeth stewart's book, the v book goes through all in detail. Start with antifungal first and see. ...Read more

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My daughter has woken with swollen lips and and a puffy face. She has had a sore throat and swollen glands with a temperature of 38.5 even after parac?

My daughter has woken with swollen lips and and a puffy face. She has had a sore throat and swollen glands with a temperature of 38.5 even after parac?

Need to see a doctor: It looks like your daughter is getting an acute pharyngitis. She is needed to be seen by a physician to be evaluated if she has bacteria infection. In the mean time, try to control her fever with alternating paracetamol and Ibuprofen so it won't be so high that she may have seizure due to high temperature. She needs to drink plenty of fluid too so she is not dehydrated. ...Read more

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Does diabetes give you swollen lips ?

Does diabetes give you swollen lips ?

Not usually: Diabetics can get dry, cracked lips which may give the appearance of swollen lips. This may be a result of a yeast-like infection that affects the corners of the mouth. If you have a problem with your lips that does not resolve itself in 7-10 days, check with your physician or dentist. ...Read more

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What is the cause and (desi) remedy for swollen lips.?

Allergic reaction?: Swollen lips can be caused by a topical or systemic allergic reaction, side effect of medications, trauma etc. Depending on the cause, Benadryl could be taken and/or topical steroid swabbed on the area. If there is a cut or infection, antibiotic may be needed. Go see your dentist! ...Read more

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Crusty, red , irritated, itchy , dry, puffy, swollen, lips, what do you suggest?

Crusty, red , irritated, itchy , dry, puffy, swollen, lips, what do you suggest?

Two possibilities: Difficult to say without a complete history, but may possibly be an allergic reaction (anything new lately?) or even oral candidiasis (yeast infection). Advise seeing your dentist or physician to diagnose and prescribe needed meds. ...Read more

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