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Swollen upper lip due to canker sore - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hello
Doctor :   hi
User :   I have a canker that has swollen my upper lip
Doctor :   ok
User :   How do I reduce the swelling I've tried ice but it is not working
Doctor :   canker appeared when?
User :   Last night.
Doctor :   it will take one or two days for the swelling to reduce
Doctor :   you can do warm saline gargle
User :   No
User :   Well what does that mean
Doctor :   it means add a pinch of salt to luke warm water and gargle with that water
Doctor :   this you need to do every time before food and after food
Doctor :   this will help in bringing down the swelling

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