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What Leads To A Swollen Lips Due To Athritis
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
I have anal fissure result to anus tight. Can you please tell why this happen?It is due to loss of blood supply in anus or due to inflammation?Or else
My lips suddenly became bigger to the point of deformity. Could that be due to oral hygiene. What could be the cause and how do I reverse it?
What can cause tonsil tissue to grow on to the base of tongue? Is having chronic allergic rhinitis a possible cause?
See an ENT doctor: Tonsils are immune tissues in the back of the throat. Generally they shrink with age, but can become infected and require removal. Occasionally, they can reappear, but one would never see tonsils grow on a tongue. Any growth should be checked out and probably be removed by an ENT surgeon. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My throat irritation leads to breathlessness sometimes and it's difficult to eat food. What could be the problem?
Differential diagnos: the causes are multiple, but included are "heart burn"....most common, wherein "acid reflux" travels up food pipe and can cause "throat irritation" given your difficulty eating food. Other causes include esophageal spasm, Schatzki ring. Another possibility is allergy related "post-nasal drip" causing throat irritation. You ought to see an internist and/or gastroenterologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Many causes : There are many causes for a sore tongue. The most common cause is biting it. There are also canker sores, viruses and other infections that can cause pain. Most things will heal in a few days. If your pain is increasing, you have difficulty eating, doesn't go away in a week you should see a dentist to have it evaluated. Sooner if you are concerned. ...Read more
Can trigmenial tightness in face cause skin to look slightly abnormal? Like a bit more puffier? What's the best medication to get rid of inflammation?
Can be painful!: Not sure what trigeminal "tightness" is. Trigeminal neuralgia is pain associated with the trigeminal nerve & is usually experienced as burning, sharp pain in the cheek, forehead, temples & jaw, pain around eyes, aching teeth, ear aches & feeling of fullness in sinuses.Puffiness is not usually described. Anti-inflammatories are not particularly helpful. Neurontin, Lyrica, (pregabalin) Cymbalta have been used. ...Read more
What can cause your lip to have localized swelling and cause a sore on your lip that is not a cold sore?
Trauma or : Infection are the most common reasons for a symptomatic frenum. Consult with your dentist, even if the symptoms improve. There may be an issue that needs to be addressed. Good luck! ...Read more
Constant drainage that migrates down to throat which makes it hard to eat and drink due to swelling in kneck. What could be causing this?
What causes salviary glands on roof of mouth and gums to swell up? I get this with other allergies, can it be allergy induced?
See your dentist: Many salivary gland disorders have very similar symptoms. The main symptom of salivary gland disorders is irritated or swollen salivary glands. There are many tests that can diagnose salivary gland disorders. These tests help determine the cause of salivary gland symptoms. See your dentist for evaluation, diagnosis and possible referral to a specialist. ...Read more
For chronic sinusitis, changes in the weather affect me significantly, often leading to infection. Why is this and what can I do about it?
Is it possible to have a heart attack/stroke due to stress from extreme chronic bilateral hand pain?
I notice two toes are red and swollen . Can improper support in shoes cause overcompensation of the toes and cause this? Or what else can it be ?Thnkx
Foot or Shoe.: Shoes, for a host of reasons, can cause many problems in the foot. Compensation, whether in the foot or elsewhere in something to discourage, due to it's deleterious effects on normal function. Having said that, I would be more inclined to consider the fit of the shoes, in terms of length and width, rather than the supportive function. Without knowing your foot's bio-mechanics, it is hard to say. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
A number of causes: Could be due to infection, trauma, contact dermatitis from soap or detergent, eczema or other atopic dermatitis. Best to have it looked at by a physician and get a urinalysis. If you are sexually active it would probably be wise to get chlamydia and gonorrhea screening too. ...Read more
Swollen lips suddenly when wake up in the morning, how to treat if the swollen due to bite insectt?
No: Swollen lips are not always secondary to an allergic reaction. This can occur after exposure to food allergy or another allergic trigger but it can also occur secondary to increased histamine release with no known cause. Other causes include underlying autoimmunity and inflammation. There are hereditary causes that also lead to swelling where a patient may not have associated itch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You need to: Be examined by a physician to determine the cause and them the appropriate treatment. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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 (diphenhydramine) 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
Dry lips: Have you tried a lip balm? There are many choices available. ...Read more
Rritated, itchy , dry, puffy, swollen, lips, what do you suggest putting on them to help them heal?
How to cure my swollen lips which occurred by removing the dead/dried cells from my lips. It has been more than 1 month and still my lips is swollen..
Lip allergy & eczema: Persistent chapped or damaged lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. ...Read more
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