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Dr. Thomas Davis
Board Certified, Dentistry
31 years in practice
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What could be the cause of swollen lips after I go to the dentist?

Dr. Thomas Davis
Board Certified, Dentistry
31 years in practice
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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


Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Board Certified, Dentistry
31 years in practice
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I am having swollen lip and found a cyst in the gum below front teeth. I checked with the dentist and he said swollen lips is not because of the theet?

Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Board Certified, Dentistry
31 years in practice
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I am having swollen lip and found a cyst in the gum below front teeth. I checked with the dentist and he said swollen lips is not because of the theet?

Swollen lip: your dentist or oral surgeon should be able to tell you why your lip is swollen. Follow up with them. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
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What causes swollen lips after making out?

Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
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What causes swollen lips after making out?

HSV1: Herpes simplex is highly contagious and can easily be transferred by the exchange of a lip kissing.The good news is that HSV1 often clear without any treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Koos
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
16 years in practice
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Girlfriend has swollen lips after kissing and making out. Anything wrong?

Dr. Steven Koos
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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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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Dr. Andrea Brand
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Dr. Jane van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
13 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Jane van Dis
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
13 years in practice
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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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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Board Certified, Urgent Care
14 years in practice
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Will prednisolone help my extremely swollen lips after 1ml restylane? It's very hard and sore. Will it calm it down or will I need to remove filler ?

Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Board Certified, Urgent Care
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Will prednisolone help my extremely swollen lips after 1ml restylane? It's very hard and sore. Will it calm it down or will I need to remove filler ?

Possibly: Try the prednisolone first and ice. If worsens follow up with your doctor who prescribed the medicine ...Read more

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
9 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Doanh Nguyen
Board Certified, Allergy and Immunology
9 years in practice
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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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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Board Certified, Dentistry
46 years in practice
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Does diabetes give you swollen lips ?

Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Board Certified, Dentistry
46 years in practice
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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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Dr. Steven Corben
Board Certified, Cosmetic Dentistry
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What is the cause and (desi) remedy for swollen lips.?

Dr. Steven Corben
Board Certified, Cosmetic Dentistry
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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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