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Why is my lip swelling up every couple of days?

Why is my lip swelling up every couple of days?

Lip Swelling: Could be angioedema. Could be cold sores? Could be irritation from whatever you are putting on your lips? You need to have this evaluated to determine the actual diagnosis to get the most appropriate treatment.. Definitely keep a diary of what happened for the 6-12 hours before the swelling started, what helped to decrease the swelling, and try to pinpoint a possible cause. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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In Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (cheilitis granulomatosa) can every kind of fragrance (smell) cause serious tongue and lip swelling, and glossitis?

In Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (cheilitis granulomatosa) can every kind of fragrance (smell) cause serious tongue and lip swelling,  and glossitis?

Some do not all : this is a rare disorder, and he can occur in people with food or conteck allergies. It does not necessary care with all food or allergies. Is associated with oral facial swelling relapsing facial paralysis and fix your tongue. There are not completely clear criteria. There are resources to help United StatesInternational Institute of neurological disorders and stroke is doing research to increaseknowledge ...Read more

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How long will it take for lip swelling to disappear after allergic reaction? Mine was two days ago and it's still slightly puffy on one side.

Angioedema: It looks like you have angioedema. It already gets better so it might take one or two more days. If you have respiratory or GI symptoms, please see come to the nearest er or call ems. If not, make an office visit with an allergist to see why you have it. In the mean time, you can try otc allergy medications to hasten its recovery. ...Read more

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Localized upper lip swelling after drinking coffee... the swelling has come to a big pustule and some discoloration. Extremely dry lips few days prior

Localized upper lip swelling after drinking coffee... the swelling has come to a big pustule and some discoloration. Extremely dry lips few days prior

Infection?: If you had been drinking coffee without any problem and this swelling occurred suddenly without itching, I suspect that it is not from the coffee. The pustule points to an infection instead. See your doctor to see if you may need an antibiotic. Rarely coffee bean may get contaminated from the bag used to pack them (castor bean contaminated had been reported). ...Read more

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What to do for lip swelling?

What to do for lip swelling?

Lip swelling: You need to determine the cause, it can be an allergic reaction to a food or drug, a topical allergic reaction, a manfestation of a hereditary disease or angioedema. See an allergist and find out the cause. Oral steroids usually help with the swelling. ...Read more

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Do I use straw if lip swelling?

Sounds good to me: Using a straw sounds like a good idea to me. I think you'd want to minimize "stress" to the lip and using a straw might help. ...Read more

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How can I make lip swelling go down?

Why is it swollen?: The question is why or what is causing you swollen lip. If you hit it or got thumped in the mouth. Is there a growth in or on your lip? You can ice a lip and see if the swelling goes down. If that doesn't work...Go see a doctor and get it looked at or biopsied. ...Read more

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What can I do to reduce lip swelling?

Ice: I would recommend that you see your doctor asap. If a lip is swollen due to trauma, place ice on it intermittently. ...Read more

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Dr. Bhavin Patel
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Lip Swelling (Definition)

Lip swelling is a non-specific sigh. It must be evaluated for diagnosis. See an oral ...Read more