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Suggest remedy for allergy after having dinner

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

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
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.

However, the picture you have uploaded has nothing to do with your question, so maybe an oversight on your part while uploading.
Please check and let us know.

Best Wishes.
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