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Got hit on upper lip and swelling appeared. Suggest urgent cure

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My wife just banged her upper lip on the car external mirror, and it has swelled up (left side) to 1/2 inch +....slightly painful, no bleeding, no laceration,,,just swelling; best suggested treatment please and should she consider going to an Urgent Care? Advice appreciated. So far she applying cold pack..
Posted Fri, 9 Nov 2012 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Pravin Banodkar 36 minutes later
Welcome! Thanks for your question .

I would be pleased to answer your question .

The Best practice approach would be to CONTINUE TO apply ICE and take an Anti inflammatory like PARACETAMOL .

Since there is no bleeding , laceration : There is no need to go to the Urgent care

Thanks and Take care
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