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Swollen lip due to pimple on chin
An_249965 posted:
I recently had a pimple on my chin I accdenlty rubbed my chin and it pop a couple hours later my whole bottom lip became swollen any advice on why it got swollen and how to bring the swelling down its been three days already an still haven't seen any results
Mohiba K Tareen, MD responded:
Dear An,

Are you experiencing any fevers or tenderness of the area? I am slightly concerned because the swelling should not be persisting for 3 days. You may need an oral antibiotic.
Dr. Mohiba Tareen
Tareen Dermatology, Roseville, Minn
Castle Connoly's America's Top Cosmetic Dermatologists
Adjunct Assistant Professor Univ of MN Dept of Dermatology