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What could it mean if a teen wakes up with a swollen lip?

What could it mean if a teen wakes up with a swollen lip?

Swollen lip: The lip can be swollen because of an allergy or possible infection

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Please explain what does it mean if a teen wakes up with a swollen lip?

Please explain what does it mean if a teen wakes up with a swollen lip?

Lip swelling: Lip swelling can be caused by a number of things including trauma, and allergies.A swollen lip due to allergies should be evaluated by your doctor asap.

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Does a bottom swollen lip with tingling and burning sensation and a bump in the inside of bottom lip mean herpes?

Does a bottom swollen lip with tingling and burning sensation and a bump in the inside of bottom lip mean herpes?

Possibly: Without examining this cannot be sure, but it fits into the range of symptoms to be expected.

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How to shrink down very swollen lips?

How to shrink down very swollen lips?

Histamine blockers: Try histamine 1 blockers (such as benadryl, (diphenhydramine) allegra, zyrtec, claritin) with histamine 2 blockers (such as zantac, pepcid, tagamat). Also try some ice packs for less than 5 minutes at a time.

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Any effective remedies for swollen lips?

Any effective remedies for swollen lips?

Depends: It would depend on the cause. If it is from trauma, it will take time and ice may help. If it is from an unknown cause I would see a physician... Possibly a dermatologist or plastic surgeon.

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What causes swollen lips in the morning?

Allergy?: That could be as a result to allergic reaction to certain type of meds. Or foods. See a doctor to determine the cause of the swollen lips.

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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.

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How come I always wake up in the morning with swollen lips?

Mouth breather?: Maybe you have a dry mouth. Do you take certain meds before you go to sleep? Since your problem always occurs, it must be something that has a common thread every day. Could also be an allergic reaction.

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I've woken up with swollen lips every morning for the past 2 weeks. Help please?

I've woken up with swollen lips every morning for the past 2 weeks. Help please?

See your physician: See your physician for an evaluation. Without a medical history and a one on one clinical exam, it would be impossible to diagnose and treat you.

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I woke up with really painful swollen lips I feel like my lips are producing some kind of moist substance. What should I do?????????????????????

I woke up with really painful swollen lips I feel like my lips are producing some kind of moist substance. What should I do?????????????????????

Consult a doctor: You may have a rare disorder called hereditary angioedema or some other medical condition. The best way to find out is see a doctor. Sooner rather than later if the swelling is also in mouth and or trouble breathing.

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My boyfriend woke up with swollen lips this am. This happens in the spring and summer and has since he was younger. They swell so bad they ooze.?

My boyfriend woke up with swollen lips this am. This happens in the spring and summer and has since he was younger. They swell so bad they ooze.?

Allergic reaction: He needs to go to an allergy clinic what the root cause is. They run every irritant through his skin to see what exactly what causes it. Then we eliminate the food or allergen.

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Woke up this morning with swollen lips. After being in sun for the better part of the day yesterday. Of are knowledge have not eaten anything out of?

Sunscreen use?: If only your lips are swollen, there are two possibilities: 1. Your lips are sunburned if you did not use sunblocker on them (lips have no melanin, so they never tan, just burn). 2. If you did use some product on your lips, you may be reacting to that. Always wear lip balms with high SPF in the sun to avoid sunburning and re-apply hourly or more: this will also help prevent fever blisters, too

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My lips have been swollen for the last 24 hours. I also have been experiencing itchy palms. I haven't had or done anything out of the normal stuff the last couple of days. The itchy palms started on tuesday and the swollen lips started last night after s

See a physician /ER: You may be undergoing a moderate to severe allergic reaction to something. If you have shortness of breath (breathing difficulty). You must immediately go to the hospital for evaluation and treatment. Otherwise contact your physician and see if you need to be on any medication.

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Hi, Which std causes swollen lips.

None: No STD is a likely cause of such a symptom. The only exception might be a new case of oral herpes, but only if the swelling is accompanied by multiple painful blisters and sores. Drug allergies can cause lip swelling, so in theory an STD treatment could cause it as a side effect.

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Do you get swollen lips from kissing?

If too much force: If the kissing is too intense, it can certainly induce lip swelling. Another much less likely possibility is when you are allergic to a food (such as nuts) and the one you kissed had eaten it within a few hours prior.

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What could cause purple swollen lips?

Many causes: Purple lips, also known as cyanosis in medical terminology, is caused by the discoloration of the skin and membranes. The area that is affected by cyanosis appears to be bluish in color. Though purple lips can be caused due to cold weather, it can also be a cause for concern, as it may be a symptom of underlying diseases related to the heart and respiratory system.

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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.

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How to reduce swollen lips from kissing?

How to reduce swollen lips from kissing?

Time ; possibly ice: It will take time for the swelling to reduce, possibly ice may reduce inflammation, but never place cold directly on skin (have a thin cloth barrier) to avoid frostbite.

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What is the best way remedy swollen lips?

Ice on and off: Generally, the lip swelling can be reduced with ice pack placed for 20 minutes off.

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