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What could cause swollen lips if not allergies?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Angioedema

Angioedema is a classic cause of swollen lips, especially if it is just one part or just a certain side of the lip.
Could also be due to a cold sore or canker sore or even an infection with bacteria if it is all red, puffy, swollen and warm to the touch.

In brief: Angioedema

Angioedema is a classic cause of swollen lips, especially if it is just one part or just a certain side of the lip.
Could also be due to a cold sore or canker sore or even an infection with bacteria if it is all red, puffy, swollen and warm to the touch.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: A few things

The biggest danger is a phenomenon called angiodema.
Angioedema is a rapid swelling of the lips caused by a reaction to medication and can a true emergency. The most common medications causing this are ace inhibitors- a class of blood pressure medicines whose generic name always ends in "-opril." if your lips are swelling and on one of these meds call or see your doctor immediately, even if old med.

In brief: A few things

The biggest danger is a phenomenon called angiodema.
Angioedema is a rapid swelling of the lips caused by a reaction to medication and can a true emergency. The most common medications causing this are ace inhibitors- a class of blood pressure medicines whose generic name always ends in "-opril." if your lips are swelling and on one of these meds call or see your doctor immediately, even if old med.
Dr. Michael Klein
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Allergy

Allergy. If persistent, see MD.

In brief: Allergy

Allergy. If persistent, see MD.
Dr. Louis Gallia
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