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Swelling on one side of the lip extending to the cheek and the entire face with warmness. Cause?

Good morning, I am a female, 30 yrs old and am not on any medication. Last night I started to have swelling on the right side of my lip then it gradually went to my right cheek . I took 2 benedryl and put an ice pack on it which seemed to help. However this morning when I woke up, the whole right side of my face is swollen an slightly warmer than the other side. What could this be?
Asked On : Sat, 12 May 2012
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It seems that you might have some insect bite while sleeping giving rise to allergic swelling on your lip.
Take antihistamine like Cetrizine or Levo-cetrizine.
Prophelacically take one antibiotic medicine after consulting your doctor to prevent infection.
Continue ice pack.
Ok and take care.
Answered: Wed, 19 Jun 2013
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