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my lower lip is swollen..

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • May 16, 2010
  • 03:28 AM

it's mainly in the lower right side of the lips. it doesn't sting or hurt or anything. it got swollen a few weeks ago, after a few days it subsided and was barely noticeable, now it's swollen again. i don't think i'm allergic to anything and i haven't eaten anything strange or whatever so i'm really clueless here. i'm going to a doctor on monday but this is REALLY stressing me out because it looks very ugly lol

i'll see if i can upload a pic tomorrow morning, but does anyone have any idea what could cause this? i am extremely extremely stressed out right now at the idea that there's no remedy for this.

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  • it's mainly in the lower right side of the lips. it doesn't sting or hurt or anything. it got swollen a few weeks ago, after a few days it subsided and was barely noticeable, now it's swollen again. i don't think i'm allergic to anything and i haven't eaten anything strange or whatever so i'm really clueless here. i'm going to a doctor on monday but this is REALLY stressing me out because it looks very ugly loli'll see if i can upload a pic tomorrow morning, but does anyone have any idea what could cause this? i am extremely extremely stressed out right now at the idea that there's no remedy for this.It seems to me that you may have what I have and it's called angioedema. As I reply now, my bottom and top lips on the left are swollen, along with my tongue and throat. I've been living with this condition for about 20 years; it comes and it goes. I have idiopathic angioedema and the doctors have no idea what causes it, why it seems to go away in about a year or less, and why (in my case) it returns after a ten year interval. I've been to see many doctors, along with alergists, and no one can helped me. The only over-the-counter medicine that takes away the swelling symptoms in about 12 to 48 hours is Benadryl. Either that, or a visit to the emergency room with an IV of Benadryl, along with a shot of epinephrine will take away the swelling. The prescribed medicine for angioedema used to be something called Seldane, which worked in about an hour, but they discovered this causes heart problems, so it was taken off the market. Nothing that has taken the place of Seldane has worked as fast, so I take the Benadryl. It's cheaper.I hope this helps and believe me, I know exactly what you're going through. Try to stay stress-free, however, because it seems as if stress only aggravates the condition.
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