229 Possible Causes for Lip Swelling in USA

  • Insect Bite
    Lip Swelling

    Insect bites may be inflicted by mosquitos, fleas, bugs, lice and a plethora of other species pertaining to distinct families of the order insects. While they are of little medical interest in the vast majority of cases, immunocompromised or allergic patients may suffer from severe reactions to an insect bite. Most…[1]

  • Plasma Cell Gingivitis

    Although rare, PCG may be accompanied by cheilitis, which is characterized by lip swelling, dryness, atrophy, and the formation of fissures. … If cheilitis is present, then the lip(s) will be dry, swollen, and fissured. … Oral exam Notable findings include red colored marginal and attached gingiva with swelling and diffuse enlargement.[2]

  • Autoimmune Disease

    Anaphylaxis is characterized by dizziness, rash itching, breathless, tachycardia and lip swelling. … Anaphylaxis is characterized by dizziness, rash, itching, breathless, increased heart rate, lip swelling.[3]

  • Cheilitis
    Lip Swelling

    Essentially, granulomatous cheilitis refers to the lip swelling that accompanies this condition. … Cheilitis granulomatosa: The onset of symptoms is an on-and-off upper lip swelling resembling angioedema. … The patient may complain of feeling the swelling and pain when touched and awareness of a dried sticky substance on the lips.[4] [5]

  • Hypersensitivity
    Lip Swelling

    Symptoms may include red eyes, an itchy rash, sneezing, a runny nose, shortness of breath, or swelling. … Symptoms of food allergy include abdominal pain, bloating, vomiting, diarrhea, itchy skin, and swelling of the skin during hives. … Depending on the rate of severity, it can cause a skin reactions, bronchoconstriction, swelling, low blood pressure, coma, and death.[6] [7]

  • Herpes Zoster
    Lip Swelling

    Herpes zoster is a condition characterized by development of skin rash with blisters. It is a viral disease that promotes development of rash only on one side of the body. Pain is the preliminary sign of herpes zoster. Few days later, skin rashes develop only on one side of the body affecting one or more skin…[8]

  • Myxedema
    Edema Lip Swelling

    In this context, myxedema refers to deposition of mucopolysaccharides in the dermis, which results in swelling of the affected area. … The word myxedema originates from μύξα, taken from ancient Greek to convey 'mucus' or 'slimy substance', and ὁοίδημα for "swelling". … Chronic fatigue Increased sensitivity to cold Unexplained weight gain Edematous face Skin dryness Hoarseness of voice Weakness of the muscles Hypercholesterolemia Myositis Swelling[9] [10]

  • Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome
    Lip Swelling

    Granulomatous cheilitis manifests as diffuse or nodular, soft or firm swelling of the lips and/or surrounding tissues. … of the face and lips (usually the upper lip - cheilitis granulomatosis) and the development of folds and furrows in the tongue (fissured tongue). … The lips may appear cracked and discolored and eventually become painful.[11] [12]

  • Angioedema
    Edema Swelling Leg Swelling Lip Swelling

    It is characterized by repetitive episodes of swelling, frequently of the face, lips, tongue, limbs, and genitals. … The swelling can be itchy or painful. … Swelling may be itchy and associated with skin rash.[13] [14]

  • Hereditary Angioedema Type 2
    Edema Swelling Leg Swelling Lip Swelling

    Hereditary angioedema type II is a genetic disorder in which synthesis of dysfunctional C1-esterase inhibitor results in angioedema, abdominal pain, and erythema marginatum. The clinical presentation is identical to HAE type 1. Angioedema, defined as sudden onset of edema involving the subcutaneous tissues of the…[15]

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  1. Insect Bite, Symptoma
  2. Plasma Cell Gingivitis, Symptoma
  3. Autoimmune Disease, Symptoma
  4. Cheilitis, Symptoma
  5. Cheilitis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Hypersensitivity, Symptoma
  7. Allergy, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  8. Herpes Zoster, Symptoma
  9. Myxedema, Symptoma
  10. Myxedema, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  11. Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome, Symptoma
  12. Melkersson–Rosenthal syndrome, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  13. Angioedema, Symptoma
  14. Angioedema, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  15. Hereditary Angioedema Type 2, Symptoma