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Suggest remedy for allergy after having dinner

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Dr. Sujoy Khan

Allergist and Immunologist

Practicing since :1999

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Posted on Mon, 11 Aug 2014 in Asthma and Allergy
Question: I got a sudden swelling near my lip area and on my lips too after I had my dinner. I ate brinjal and then a chewing gum.

kindly suggest something ASAP.
Answered by Dr. Sujoy Khan 14 hours later
Brief Answer:
Would suggest taking Cetirizine 10mg x 2 tablets

Detailed Answer:
Sudden onset lip swelling can be due to a particular food intolerance/allergy if there was a history of food allergy in the past; or a spontaneous reaction where antihistamine tablets will help.

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