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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Your lips don't grow anymore once you've reached adulthood. The effects of aging change the way they look.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Yes and no: During active growth, birth to the end of skeletal and soft tissue maturation, the lips do grow, in relation to the jaw to which they are attached. As ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Yes: As the face passes through maturity of the skeletal & soft tissues, the lips will assume their full size and fullness. If front teeth are moved too fa ... Read More
Dr. Hasan Othman
18 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: As we age lips tend to get thinner and longer.
Dr. S. jay Bowman
35 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: Lip thickness will typically decrease some and lips will lengthen with advancing age.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Iyer
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Nerve re-growth: After nerve injury, it can take 6-12 months in a normal situation. it can vary depending on degree of injury.
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Weber
24 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Highly vascular: The lips heal quickly because the tissue has a great blood supply. I hope this information is helpful. Stephen weber, M.D., f.A.C.S. Lone tree fac ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Poobalan Pillay
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Lip growth: Size of appendages is largely genetically dependent. Possibly check with your parents and siblings.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Chelitis: Chapped lips (cheilitis) are lips that appear dry, scaly, and may have one or more small cracks (fissures). Often, the lips are sensitive, and there m ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Could be a: bartholin's cyst, blocked duct or may have an infection.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Stubble Trouble...: Sure! If you want to believe the people in the 'beauty' business...who have NO interest in selling you product, right? But you should consider this:if ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Mucocele: You most likely have a mucocele, or a minor salivary gland that has become occluded due to the trauma from biting your lip. The minor salivary gland ... Read More

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