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Black mark on lip

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cold sore: After a cold sore heals there can be a scaring at the site which gradually will go away but not a perminent black mark. If this remains or gets larger... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
Pain Management 40 years experience
Get checked: Something is causing the dark black marks, so get checked. An oral surgeon could biopsy and find what is going on.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Smoking, caffeine..: Smoking, high caffeine consumption, constantly biting and licking lips, too much sun exposure, eating hot foods, changes in hormone levels, high level... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
Cardiology 51 years experience
Try: to avoid smoking, coffee, soda, hydrate yourself, check for any skin condition if none just good hygiene
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Pigmented lips: It means that your lips contain your natural color. If concerned, check with your dentist or an oral pathologist to rule out oral pigmented lesions th... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 35 years experience
Dermal fillers: Products like Juvederm , restylane (dermal fillers) are very nice lip fillers. they are not permanent and last about 4-6 months so if you hate it afte... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Can't treat at home: you need to make sure it is not some kind of normal pigmentation. real medical problems causing dark lips require sophisticated evaluation and testing... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Pink: Neither tooth paste or baking soda should "burn" your lips. See your Dentist to explore the actual cause. Burns will heal on their own with time. S... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
Some blackness: of lips is the result of dryness aggravated by licking of lips, sun exposure and smoking. This leads to discoloration. But it may also be melasma...a ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
Pigmented lips: You may have contact dermatitis (allergic reaction) to cosmetics you are using.

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