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I have swollen lips with bumps around them wake up with

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I have swollen lips with bumps around them wake up with yellow crust it's itchy around my lips how or what do I take for it
JA: How long have you been dealing with this? Does anything in particular seem to make the itch better or worse?
Customer: Just happen started Thursday its now Monday and I have been using blixstick and vasoline nothing works still itchy
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Customer: Feels like it's getting better but itches
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 5 months ago.

Hello

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Well, this condition, is possibly a form of urticaria and in more detail called as angio-oedema.It mainly causes swelling of lips along with bumps.

Usually, it is related with Idiopathic Angioedema – as such, there is no known cause for the swelling (although certain factors, such as stress or infection, may trigger the symptoms).

The line of treatment for allergic and idiopathic angioedema is- Anti-histamines and Oral steroids.

You would need Antihistamines , These will settle or minimize the attacks, and the second generation ones such as Loratidine would be helpful. Also this condition respond better to a medication- Hydroxyzine HCl.(Atarax).

Along with this, Oral steroids should be given.

It has a good prognosis, with such medications.

Please see your doctor for clinical examination and get it managed.

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Expert:  Dr Josh replied 5 months ago.

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