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Bitten inner lip

I accidentally bit my inner lip and it has swollen to become quite big and I am having difficulty eating and talking. What should I do?
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Dr. Puja Bansal
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Hello, you can do cold fomentation (with ice) on your inner lip. if there is pain you can take anti-inflammatory( painkiller) for relief.
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Hello, you can apply icepacks from outside and Mucopain gel over the affected part.Allo the gel to stay on the affected part for 10 minutes and then rinse with water.you can apply this gel 4-5 times in a day.Avoid spicy and hot food for 4-5 days. Regards Dr Sumanmakam
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Apply mucopain gel 3 times a day and wash it after 10 mins every time. If swelling doesn't decrease in size consult a dentist
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If the bite is not too deep should heal naturally within 2-3 days.you can supplement healing by taking oral vitamin c and b complex supplements.If it burns to eat or drink you can apply a locally available mouth ulcer gel which will soothe and numb the area 15 minutes prior to eating.
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Avoid hot foods & use an ice pack to reduce the primary swelling
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If you are not comfortable by now you should be consulting a dentist
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Dr. Sagar Chawla
Dentist 7 yrs exp Noida
Appy Orasore/Mucopain Gel on the affected part. Dont have some anything hot till 6-7 days. You can consume cold beverages. Take mild pain killer 2 times a day for next 4-5 days.
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Dr. Ishwari Bhirud
Dentist 27 yrs exp Mumbai
1. Apply Ice externally, 2. Apply Mucopain 3 times daily,
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Dr. Bala Vignesh
Dentist 5 yrs exp Chennai
Hello.. It's not anything to be concerned about.. but if u are having pain u can apply mucopain ointment thrice a day..
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Dr. Shruti Joshi
Dentist 17 yrs exp Thane
hi, Please apply ice from outside & apply gel having anaesthetic effect to reduce pain.The swelling will reduce slowly.
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Dr. Naveen Arya
Dentist 21 yrs exp Delhi
apply ice on the swollen area and that will help help in controlling pain as well as bring down swelling.
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Eat something soft.
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Swelling would eventually come down. As far as pain is concerned please apply an anaesthetic gel every 2 hours and compulsorily half an hour before your meal.
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