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Why is my lip swollen?. My upper lip was swollen when I woke up. It was red and painful to close my mouth. No bites just hard and painful.

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Infection?

If it is swollen and painful it is consistent with infection.
In this area treatment with antibiotics is necessary. See your physician for evaluation and treatment. An untreated infection could spread requiring intravenous antibiotics or surgery.

In brief: Infection?

If it is swollen and painful it is consistent with infection.
In this area treatment with antibiotics is necessary. See your physician for evaluation and treatment. An untreated infection could spread requiring intravenous antibiotics or surgery.
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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: LIP SWOLLEN

Swollen lips can be due to a herpes simplex infection (cold sore), or to a food allergy or an allergy to medication.

In brief: LIP SWOLLEN

Swollen lips can be due to a herpes simplex infection (cold sore), or to a food allergy or an allergy to medication.
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