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Tightness In Lip
Angioedema: Just about anybody can have an allergic reaction to just about anything, typically manifested as a mild itchy rash. But a more severe reaction is hives & angioedema, sometimes involving lip, tongue etc. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic. Com/health/hives-and-angioedema/ds00313. But anyone who has difficulty swallowing/breathing might have http://www.Mayoclinic. Com/health/anaphylaxis/ds00009. Call 911. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Tightness at lips and jaw from general/social anxiety. Ssri's, snri's tried. Taking clonazepam. Thoughts to reduce tightness there?
My pcp thinks I have a dystonic reaction to lexapro, (escitalopram) I have tightness in lips and face. Also, I had low b12. He tried diazepam, klonopin, benztropine.
I was under high unhealthy anxiety for several months, I developed facial pain and tightness on my lips eventually. Is there a connection?
Anxiety symptoms: Anxiety can produce a wide range of symptoms, some which seem like neurological, or make you feel like you are losing your mind. But you don't actually "lose your mind" and I have a great handout and explanation of how a disturbing or stressful event can spin out of control and feel crazy-making. Effective therapy can resolve the anxiety and the symptoms are resolved! Don't give up-therapy works! ...Read more
I'm worried because my lip is swollen and the ring is tight on my lip. What do I do, what do you suggest?
Following an orbital fracture, I had numbness. It is better but when I press on the side of the nose, I feel tight above my lip. Should I worry?
Burning ache bottom of left maxillary sinus. Tightness in movement top lip from corner of nose to mouth when opening. That Sinus stuffy others ok?
I've had angular chelitis before, this time it feels like it's affected whole lips. Very dry & tight with deep ridges along lips. Some painful flaking?
Vitamin deficiency: It would be important to determine your diet as the symptoms you describe suggest vitamin B deficiency. Try taking B-complex vitamins or multivitamin available over the counter. If after taking that for a couple of weeks your symptoms have not gone away, please see your doctor. ...Read more
I have small white spots on my top lip u can see it better if you pull the lip tight . What are these,?
Vitiligo or fungal?: White spots are due to an absence of the skin pigment, melanin which maintains the dark pigment of normal skins. The most common cause of loss of color is atopic dermatitis. The other causes could include fungus eating away the pigments (tinea). The rare cause of white spot is what is called vitiligo in which case our own immune system destroys the pigment producing operations of the skin. ...Read more
Have been asking paranoid questions regarding my jaw surgery but here's another. 3 and half months post lips are very tight and today when talking lips pushed really hard against maxilla could it move?
Unlikely: Unlikely maxilla would move unless non-union (not likely). See your surgeon about concerns you have. ...Read more
Best work on own Dx: A "tic"? Body controlled by brain & mind, mind interprets sensations. Mds did not design/engineer human beings, only taught basics of partially understood body functions with primary emphasis on signs, symptoms & theories of advanced disease (health excellence never mentioned). The person with a symptom is the "expert", only they can feel it & are in the best position to experiment & research. ...Read more
Irritation: It's a bit hard to answer your question without knowing what your definition of "chapped" is. In general, if your lips feel dry, vaseline or aquaphor are your best products due to their inability to cause a secondary reaction. If you feel your lips are swelling, you should be seen immediately. ...Read more
Upper lip has an area that feels weird. Nothing looks abnormal however the area feels tight and dries out very fast.
Normal?: Probably nothing at all dangerous. However, if you're worried, see your primary care doctor for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Depends on the cause: The sensation of numbness and tingling may be 100% healed if the cause is it is one of the reversible causes of neuropathy such as hypothyroidism or Vitamin B12, D, or folate (folic acid) deficiency, due to medication side effects, etc. Otherwise, if the cause is unknown or known but not reversible then, perhaps not. More questions? www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more
Macro for suspected UTI. 4 doses in, lips feel very dry, slightly heavy/tight. Can't tell by looking if swollen. What do swollen lips feel like?
My lips are dry, they burn, they feel tight, and have little bumps on them. I've tried chapped stick and Vaseline but it doesn't help. What is wrong?
Possible yeast infx: Could be one of several things. Yeast, or Candida, infections can cause these symptoms, but they would be more generalized throughout the mouth. Could be your toothpaste or mouthwash; you might consider changing these. Is your mouth dry? Could be one of the more common autoimmune conditions such as Sjogren's syndrome, and making that diagnosis would require a biopsy. If it persists, see a doctor! ...Read more