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Taken two Depo shots, having chapped, dry, swollen lips. Could this be due to depo?

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My daughter has taken 2 Depo shots, she has had chapped, dry, swollen lips since. We have ruled out everything else, could this be due to the Depo? She is due for her next shot next week. We are searching for a doctor, as we have just been informed ours moved since we last saw her, or I would ask her. Thanks.
Posted Thu, 7 Nov 2013 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Arif N Khan 15 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Swollen lips are not due to depo injection.

Detailed Answer:
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Its unlikely that Depo injection will cause swollen or chapped lips.

It could be due to the antibiotic side effects which you had taken previously.

Other common causes could be hence I advise your daughter to take Multivitamin tablets for chapped lips.

In my opinion, she can safely take the next shot of Depo.

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Follow-up: Taken two Depo shots, having chapped, dry, swollen lips. Could this be due to depo? 57 minutes later
Thank you for your help. I have had her on B12 and Iron because I read that a vitamin deficiency could be the cause. Could this be a yeast infection? If so, anything over the counter we can try?
Answered by Dr. Arif N Khan 26 hours later
Brief Answer:
Not yeast infection

Detailed Answer:
Thank you for follow up question. Kindly continue multivitamin tablets for some more time. Candidial (yeast) infection does not cause this type of symptoms, unless the person is a diabetic (which is not there).
She can apply some lip creams which contains glycerine or natural oils as a treatment remedy. Also stress can contribute to this, hence advise your daughter to not to take stress.
If the symptoms persist kindly visit a dermatologist for clinical examination.
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