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Allergies

Why do I Have a Swollen Lip?

10/22/2007

Question:

This morning I woke up with swollen upper lip. What could have caused this?

Answer:

You may have a condition known as angioedema. There are a number of possible causes. Your doctor should be able to tell you which is the most likely cause or contributing factor. 

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Response by:

I Leonard Bernstein, MD I Leonard Bernstein, MD
Clinical Professor Emeritus
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati