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Dr. Bhavin Patel
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Lip Swelling (Definition)

Lip swelling is a non-specific sigh. It must be evaluated for diagnosis. See an oral ...Read more


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Niacin side effects swollen lower lip could taking 1800mg of niacin induce a swollen lower lip?

Niacin side effects swollen lower lip
could taking 1800mg of niacin induce a swollen lower lip?

Possibly: While it's not possible to overdose on Niacin simply by eating too many niacin-rich foods, taking too much over-the-counter or prescription Niacin can be dangerous. You may have heard that too much Niacin can be harmful because of internet rumors. The rumors falsely state that by taking a large amount of niacin, people can flush the chemicals that show they've used marijuana out of their bodies. ...Read more

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How long will it take for a swollen lower lip to heal?

How long will it take for a swollen lower lip to heal?

1-2 weeks: How did it get that way. Usually healing takes 1-2 weeks without excess trauma. ...Read more

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Can swollen lower lip due to finger sucking be treated at home?

Can swollen lower 
lip due to finger sucking be treated at home?

Generally yes: unless the degree of swelling caused by the suctioning is severe enough to cause difficulty swallowing, handling oral secretions or breathing. ...Read more

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I have been having head congestion/headaches for the past month & this past week I've been getting swollen lower lip. Nothing different in my diet.

I have been having head congestion/headaches for the past month & this past week I've been getting swollen lower lip.  Nothing different in my diet.

See an MD: And I suggest either an allergist or an internist, in a primary care or consultative setting. You wont get what you are looking for at an urgent care center or an ER. Those places are for specific urgent and emergency concerns. You need a primary care doc to take the lead on this one. There are some important things to consider here, mainly sleep disordered breathing and angioedema. Call your doc. ...Read more

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How do I know when my cold sore is gone? I get swollen lower lip, no blister or sore. Swab tested HSV1 +ve. Mostly healed, very dry and chapped lips

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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How do I know when my cold sore is gone? I get swollen lower lip, no blister or sore. Swab tested HSV1 +ve. Mostly healed, very dry and chapped lips

Chapped lips + HSV1: also called cheilitis is a common, treatable and preventable condition. Stay hydrated, apply lubricant, do not lick your lips and use your nose for breathing. No other treatment is necessary. There no cure for HSV1 infection and often stress is an aggravating factor. Cold sores generally clear up without treatment within 10-14 days. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Right side face and lip swollen?

Call your doctor: Best to call your doctor, so you can be evaluated to see what is causing the swelling on your right side of your face and your lips. It's not normal to have swelling on one side, as there may be m dental implications as well. So this has to be investigated further by your doctor. Depending on your medical, family, trauma, social, sexual histories, s/he will be able to put it altogether for you to determine the diagnosis, and treatment plan. ...Read more

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