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Lip swelling

Lip swelling: Introduction

Lip swelling: Swelling of the lips. See detailed information below for a list of 186 causes of Lip swelling, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Lip swelling:

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

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Lip swelling: Symptom Checker

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

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Lip swelling Treatments

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Stories from Users for Lip swelling

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Message Boards for Lip swelling

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Diagnostic tests for Lip swelling:

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

  • Physical examination
    • Examine the lips to determine the nature of the swelling
    • Examine the teeth and inside the mouth
    • Inspect and tap each tooth for tenderness which may indicate a alveolar abscess
    • Feel cervical lymph nodes (glands) for enlargement - e.g. with lip cancers, herpes simplex labialis.
  • more tests...»

Medications or substances causing Lip swelling:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Lip swelling 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 swelling: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Lip swelling

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

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Lip swelling. 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.

Create your printable checklist here.

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Lip swelling: Deaths

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Lip swelling: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Lip swelling:

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

Detailed list of causes of Lip swelling

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

How Common are these Causes of Lip swelling?

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 swelling. Of the 186 causes of Lip swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Lip swelling:

The following list of conditions have 'Lip swelling' 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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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Lip swelling?

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

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Classifications of Lip swelling:

Medical Conditions associated with Lip swelling:

Lip symptoms (1017 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)

Symptoms related to Lip swelling:

Swelling (3730 causes), Lip symptoms (1017 causes), Lip pain (8 causes), Tingling lips (24 causes), Numb lips (25 causes), Swollen lips (186 causes), Acquired angioedema, Type 1, Type 2, Acromegaly (15 causes), Adam and Eve poisoning, Allergenic cross-reactivity, Angi-oedema (113 causes), Antihypertensive drug allergy, C1esterase deficiency, Caffeine Allergy, Calla lily poisoning

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Medical News summaries about Lip swelling

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Lip swelling

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