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Lip swelling

Lip swelling is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of lip swelling are cellulitis or abscess of mouth, allergy, and drug reaction. Other possible causes, such as open wound of the lip, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with lip swelling often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), excision, biopsy, diagnostic procedures on nose; mouth and pharynx, culture wound, excision of skin lesion, incision and drainage and other or therapeutic procedures on nose; mouth and pharynx .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with lip swelling include diphenhydramine (benadryl), acyclovir, epinephrine, penciclovir topical, docosanol topical, cefadroxil, phentolamine, bilberry extract, hydrocortisone-iodoquinol topical, ticlopidine, penicillin g benzathine (bicillin), bleomycin and flumazenil .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for lip swelling include .

Age

< 1 years
0.7x
1-4 years
1.4x
5-14 years
1.5x
15-29 years
1.2x
30-44 years
0.8x
45-59 years
0.8x
60-74 years
1.1x
75+ years
0.7x

Sex

Male
1.1x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.2x
Hispanic
1.1x
White
0.9x
Other
0.9x
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