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Why did my lip swell ip like a balloon?

Why did my lip swell ip like a balloon?

Angioedema: Sounds like you have angioedema, which typically presents this way. Try to find what triggered this balloon-like swelling, like foods, blood pressure medications (ace inhibitor), some inhalation or cold exposure, etc. Take h1 and h2 blockers (like Claritin (loratadine) and zantac) while waiting to see a doctor. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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I drank coffee this morning and my lips swelled up, i took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) but their still swollen and still look like hot air balloons?

I drank coffee this morning and my lips swelled up, i took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) but their still swollen and still look like hot air balloons?

First time?: If you have been drinking coffee all along, this was likely a coincidence. If antihistamine up to 4 x daily failed and the swelling persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Allergic to soy sauce? I had some with rice and my lips exploded! they're like balloons. Anything over-the-counter i can take? They hurt so bad!

Allergic to soy sauce? I had some with rice and my lips exploded! they're like balloons. Anything over-the-counter i can take? They hurt so bad!

OTC antihistamines: Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25 mg, 1-2 tabs, every 4-6 hours until gone. If you develop difficulty swallowing, difficulty breathing or hoarseness call 911. I would also make an appointment to confirm a soy allergy and make sure you do not have an allergy to something else you ate. ...Read more

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Yesterday ml Restylane (dermal fillers) to lips. They swole up huge like balloons! Sore big and hard! Filler was hard! Will I need prednisolone or to remove filler??

Yesterday ml Restylane (dermal fillers) to lips. They swole up huge like balloons! Sore big and hard! Filler was hard! Will I need prednisolone or to remove filler??

Normal or overfilled: Allergic reactions to ha fillers are rare. It's more likely you are temporarily swollen just from being poked. Ice and ibuprofen are your best treatment for the first 2 to 3 days after fillers. If the swelling persists after 3 days then you might be overfilled and you can discuss with your injector about reversal ...Read more

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Pressure and horrible pain in lower head and right side when blowing balloons, laughing, coughing, bending over and stretching, it goes after action,?

Pressure and horrible pain in lower head and right side when blowing balloons, laughing, coughing, bending over and stretching,  it goes after action,?

Not normal: Please consult with us to help fully answer your concerns: likely you should see a neurologist asap to be sure all ok depending on specific complaints. ...Read more

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My face/neck slowly getting more swollen over ~4 weeks. Worse in the am. How do I get my dr to take me seriously before my head is a giant balloon?

My face/neck slowly getting more swollen over ~4 weeks. Worse in the am. How do I get my dr to take me seriously before my head is a giant balloon?

Facial swelling: If you doctor is unable to see your problem, take good serial pictures that show the difference between morning and evening and show them to your doctor. ...Read more

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I have sinusitis leading to head pressure and off balance. Meds have not worked. Would balloon sinusplasty make me feel balanced again?

I have sinusitis leading to head pressure and off balance. Meds have not worked. Would balloon sinusplasty make me feel balanced again?

Probably not: There are many unanswered questions here. Has a cat scan of the sinuses by done? How extensive is the sinusitis? What sinuses are involved? In general chronic sinus infection does not lead to loss of balance. Finally, balloon sinoplasty will only enlarge the openings of the maxillary or frontal sinuses. If you have polypoid or cystic disease of the sinuses, this technique may not work. ...Read more

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