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Itchy bottom lips, swelling, bump. Applied lip chap. What could be this?

Literally seconds ago my bottom lip started getting itchy and when i scratched it continuously, it started swelling a little and now there is a bubble-like bump. i put lip chap on it just to ease the tingle and the itchiness, and now i'm just waiting for the swelling to go down. what's wrong? i don't think this has happened before, not without a cause. and i also have pretty dry lips... help!
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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The bumps and itchy lips may be caused due to-poor oral hygiene maintenance,stress,hormonal changes resulting in aphthous ulcers.
Maintain oral care.
Apply topical steroids on the affected site.
Avoid spicy foods.
Take plenty of fluids .
Vitamin becosules,c,iron supplements has to be administered.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Tue, 11 Jun 2013
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