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Pearl! My dad (60 years old) has swelling in his upper

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Hi Pearl! My dad (60 years old) has swelling in his upper lip around the middle area from last evening. He also complained about a itchy tounge. We gave him benadryl last night.
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Customer: This morning he said that his tounge is not itchy anymore
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Customer: The upper middle lip is still swollen
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  khagihara replied 7 months ago.
It seems to be allergic reaction. Continue to take benadryl until the swelling subsides. You don't need to worry about it so much. But check what he ate, which could be the cause.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
That you Doctor. He did not eat anything different or anything that he had not eaten before. That's why I was worried.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I meant to say thank you and not that you :)
Expert:  khagihara replied 7 months ago.
The possible causes are medications (penicillin, aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others), naproxen (Aleve) and blood pressure medications), pollen, animal dander, latex and insect stings, immune system disorders such as lupus, some types of cancer such as lymphoma, certain thyroid conditions, and infections with bacteria or viruses such as hepatitis, HIV, cytomegalovirus or Epstein-Barr virus, heat, cold, sunlight, water, pressure on the skin, emotional stress and exercise. You should check what possibly caused the allergic reaction. If it frequently occurs, you should take him to his doctor.