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Can an endoscopy see swollen lymph glands?

Can an endoscopy see swollen lymph glands?

No: I assume you are asking about esophagus, stomach and small bowel lymph nodes. In this case no. However you can see the tonsils quite well. ...Read more

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Endoscopy (Definition)

Endoscopy broadly refers to the direct visualization of the intestinal tract by way of a flexible, fiberoptic scope. Generally, the term is used to describe evaluation of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum (upper endoscopy), or the ...Read more


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Had nasal endoscopy and drs said I had swollen turbinates. Can they tell the difference from this and a nasal poly?

Had nasal endoscopy and drs said I had swollen turbinates. Can they tell the difference from this and a nasal poly?

Yes: The two different issues are as different as a car and a truck. Training lets them know what they are looking at. ...Read more

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24 y/o acid reflux past, throat feels inflamed, swollen, food feeling stuck. ENT saw nothing. I'm also hoarse. Endoscopy next week what could this be?

24 y/o acid reflux past, throat feels inflamed, swollen, food feeling stuck. ENT saw nothing. I'm also hoarse. Endoscopy next week what could this be?

Worse GERD: It sounds like your GERD is worse. It may be that you need to have an increase in your medication and buckling down on antireflux precautions. Hopefully you'll be able to tell more after the endoscopy. Stick with your current medications for now, and consider adding in extra Tums (calcium carbonate) when ever you have worse symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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SInce the time I had lip biopsy & endoscopy (last nov), have been having nerve burning /weakness in legs. Google says it can be HIV. No fever/rash. S

SInce the time I had lip biopsy & endoscopy (last nov), have been having nerve burning /weakness in legs. Google says it can be HIV. No fever/rash. S

Burning weakness: There are many other causes that can account for your symptoms starting with vit B12 deficiency that you suffer from that are much more likely to be at the root of your symptoms. However, if based on your sexual history there is any chance you might have gotten HIV it is highly recommended to have the test done and finding your HIV status. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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SInce the time I had lip biopsy & endoscopy (last nov), have been having nerve burning/weakness in legs. Google says it can be HIV. No fever/rash. Sore throat sometimes. Before that I had master health check& everything was fine. Biopsy/endoscopy cause HIV?

SInce the time I had lip biopsy & endoscopy (last nov), have been having nerve burning/weakness in legs. Google says it can be HIV. No fever/rash. Sore throat sometimes. Before that I had master health check& everything was fine. Biopsy/endoscopy cause HIV?

India: I don't know the standards at the clinic where this was performed. However, standards of care would require that sterilized equipment be used & that medical staff scrub up. If that is observed, then you should not have contracted HIV via these procedures. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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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I woke up and my lips are red and swollen?

I woke up and my lips are red and swollen?

Red swollen lips: Seek medical attention immediately at ER. May be angioedema which can cause throat swelling and is a medical emergency. Other causes trauma, infections (i have seen with strep) But seek medical attention immediately ...Read more

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Do you get swollen and more pink lips from kissing?

Do you get swollen and more pink lips from kissing?

Yes: Vigorous and prolonged kissing can entail sucking of the lips, which can lead to some swelling and redness. This is normal and will subside in an hour or less. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Is it bad if my lips get more pink and swollen after kissing?

Is it bad if my lips get more pink and swollen after kissing?

Probably Not: It sounds like you are just having some pretty intense kissing sessions. :) I wouldn't worry overly much. If they are sore consider shortening how long you are kissing or how intensely you kiss. ...Read more

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My lips are swollen and I don't know what to do, I just woke up?

My lips are swollen and I don't know what to do, I just woke up?

Angionrrotic Edema: Most probably it is angioedema. It is a kind of allergic reaction.It may be due to an insect bite or due to anything came in contact with your lips. I suggest you get it checked by your doctor. It may go down on its own but may require treatment with antihistamines etc. To make a diagnosis need a detailed history and physical exam. If it gets worse or cause difficulty breathing it is an emergency ...Read more

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Swollen chapped lips. Why do they keep occurring and how can I stop them?

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Low Humidity.: You should have humidifier in your bed room. Avoid very hot rooms. Apply 1% Hydrocortisone ointment twice daily. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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Top of my lips is swollen woke up dis way any answer why this is happening this is the second time?

Get this examined: The only way this is going to be properly addressed is to see your physician or dentist. The fact it has happened twice means you have something wrong. Find out what is causing the problem and get this addressed. It can be an infection, cyst or a host of other problems. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning and my lips were pruned looking and felt swollen. What would cause this? Thank you!

Mild dehydration: You may have had mild dehydration or Ben breathing through your mouth. Try drinking more water and your condition will gradually disappear ...Read more

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My lips keep getting dried, swollen, red and itch. The problem comes and goes but I don't know what to do about it or what it could be?

Allergy: Hi, it seems you might have an allergic reaction to something, start with ur lipstick, keep your lips moist and hydrated, you can use Vitamin A+D ointment to avoid dryness, if not better with these measures please see your PMD.
Be safe. ...Read more

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I had a reaction to soya on Sunday. All my symptoms have gone but my lips are still a bit swollen. Should I go to the doctors or just wait?

I had a reaction to soya on Sunday. All my symptoms have gone but my lips are still a bit swollen. Should I go to the doctors or just wait?

Just wait: If you've survived up to now you will probably be fine. You may want to stay on an antihistamine like loratadine in the meantime and always carry some with you. If symptoms start to get worse you need to go to the emergency room and get checked out right away. ...Read more

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My lips (and sometimes face) are swollen every single morning. This doesn't happen to anyone I know. Is this normal and why does this happen?

My lips (and sometimes face) are swollen every single morning. This doesn't happen to anyone I know. Is this normal and why does this happen?

Possible Allergy: Please go to the doc and get checked for allergy. There are food allergies and chemical allergies. Something may even be in your make up if you use it. Once that is determined you can avoid the source. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I had fat transfer done in my lips but one side is more swollen then other, by a lot! Is this normal and does it mean that side will heal bigger?

Asymmetric Lip Aug: It is highly unlikelyt that the surgeon injected you unevenly and the difference you are currently experiencing may be due to post operative swelling which is greatest in the first four days following fat transfer. This is likely to improve. However, contact your surgeon to ensure that this is not due to bleeding. Positional changes, such as the way you sleep at night, could make it worse. Use ice. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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.?

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. ...Read more