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Lip pain

Lip pain: Introduction

Lip pain: Pain or discomfort of the lips. See detailed information below for a list of 8 causes of Lip pain, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Lip pain:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Lip pain. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Lip pain

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Causes of Types of Lip pain:

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Lip pain: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Lip pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Lip pain Treatments

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Stories from Users for Lip pain

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Message Boards for Lip pain

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Diagnostic tests for Lip pain:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Lip pain. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Examine the lips for evidence of any lesions that may explain the pain - e.g. aphthous ulceration, angular stomatitis, herpetic blisters or ulceration.
    • Examine for any signs of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, polyarteritis nodosa, Buerger's disease, polycythaemia, leukemia, polymyositis, dermatomyositis that may cause Raynaud's phenomenon
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count to look for signs of leukemia or polycythaemia which may cause Raynaud's phenomenon
  • more tests...»

Lip pain: Animations

Medications or substances causing Lip pain:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Lip pain as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Lip pain: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Lip pain may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Lip pain

Research the causes of these symptoms that are similar to, or related to, the symptom Lip pain:

Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Lip pain. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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See Lip pain Assessment Questionnaire (17 listings)

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Lip pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Lip pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Lip pain:

The list of organs typically affected by Lip pain may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Lip pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Lip pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Lip pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Lip pain. Of the 8 causes of Lip pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 6 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Lip pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Lip pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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  • Eczema ... Lip inflammation (Cheilitis)







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Causes of Lip pain Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Lip pain based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Lip pain?

Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Lip pain, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

Classifications of Lip pain:

Subtypes of Lip pain:

Cheilosis (24 causes)

Medical Conditions associated with Lip pain:

Lip symptoms (1017 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

Symptoms related to Lip pain:

Pain (6458 causes), Lip symptoms (1017 causes), Tingling lips (24 causes), Numb lips (25 causes), Swollen lips (186 causes), Eczema (227 causes), Glucagonoma, Lip inflammation, Mouth ulcers (253 causes), Raynaud's phenomenon (89 causes), Satchmo syndrome

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Lip pain

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