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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Mangoni
44 years experience Pediatrics
Bitting lips: In general, I would normally tell a patient to actively stop biting lips by concentrating on this habit for at least two weeks

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Levy
49 years experience Periodontics
Just stop!: Either get some stress reduction exersize, get bitter apple and put it on you lip. Seek some counseling.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Mangoni
44 years experience Pediatrics
Biting lips: In general, I would normally tell a patient that biting lips won't damage them. It is just a bad habit
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Mangoni
44 years experience Pediatrics
Biting lips: In general, I would normally tell a patient to pay attention when you are doing this and then immediately stop when you notice you are doing this
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hetesh Ranchod -- Dr. Ranch
25 years experience Dentistry
Habit: Habit that can be over come, usually increases with nervousness.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Passamano
Specializes in General Practice
Usually No: Usually no ... Orthodontic braces move teeth by using low level force for a long period of time. Unless you constantly bit your lip for 10 hours a da ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ana Ochoa
Dr. Ana Ochoa answered
8 years experience Clinical Psychology
Ask your dr: It sounds like you're being prescribed psych meds by your Dr. If so, make sure they are aware of these anxiety symptoms. Also, research shows psych me ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Stop Biting: The tissues of the oral cavity can rapidly recover from minor trauma. If you can stop biting your lip and avoid any additional trauma or insult to th ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Biting lip: Lips heal quickly, so leave it be, keep it clean and apply vaseline for extra protection. No more biting!
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
New product?: Have you used a new lip gloss or balm or skin care product? A contact dermatitis can do this. Stop any thing new and if no better or if increasing p ... Read More
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