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My daughter (16) wakes up every morning with swollen lips ,

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Hello My daughter (16) wakes up every morning with swollen lips , always itchy and tight .. small rash , we've tried lip balm , vaseline , even a cream he chemist suggested , can you help
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

This is Dr. David

she could be having an allergic reaction to food she has eaten the day before for dinner possibly.

swollen lips or tongue can often be a sign of a severe allergic rection

you should bring her to an allergy and immunology doctor

to get skin and blood allergy testing to see what she might be allergic to

and keep a food log of what she is eating and what might be causing these reactions.

she might even need a lip biopsy to find out what is causing the swelling.

let me know if you have questions.