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What causes lip and hand swelling?

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Posted on Fri, 6 Nov 2015 in General Health
Question: What is causing my lips to swell and my left palm to swell painfully?
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Possibility of allergy is more.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Health Care Magic.
I can understand your situation and problem.
Lip swelling with hand swelling is commonly seen due to allergy.
Something bite, skin infection etc can also cause similar symptoms.
So better to start combination of antihistamine and anti allergic drugs.
If not improving in 2-3 days then consult dermatologist and get done clinical examination.
Please let me know
1. Do you have itching?
2. Is the skin overlying swelling is red, inflammed?
Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better.
I will be happy to help you further.
Wish you good health. Thanks.
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