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white skin around mouth

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
15 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Sunscreen: You likely have some hypo pigmentation from the inflammation. If you have scarring in the area it's important to protect it from the sun for at least ... Read More
Dr. Jane Lykins
25 years experience Family Medicine
May improve: its not unusual to have some hypo or hyper pigmentation after a cold sore heals. Usually this will go away, but you can encourage that with vitamin E ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayyaz Shah
27 years experience Dermatology
Dry Skin: It is crucial to get an accurate diagnosis before embarking on a treatment plan. Most of the time dry white scaly skin on the face and especially area ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Leukoplakia?: You should start by seen a primary care provider for an exam. I would do this soon, especially if you chew tobacco. Hope this helps!
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Doctor evaluation: I can't tell you what it is. You need to see a doctor or dermatologist for an exam to find out what it is.
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. A Paghdiwala
Specializes in Dentistry
An exam needed: A dentist needs to examine the condition in your mouth and may even need further tests to diagnose what is going on.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Cheek Biter: This is skin and scar tissue where you have bitten it. It may be wise to see your dentist to evaluate this.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
See a doc/dentist!: Even though you don't smoke, you can be at risk for oral cancer. A virus called HPV can cause oral cancer, and it can appear like white skin in your m ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Oral white spots: See a dentist and have these looked at. Probably quite benign, but needs a professional exam to know what they might be.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
White coat phobia: It is imperative that this person be seen by a doctor asap. If the person bruises easily, is pale, and has lesions in the mouth , the person needs a ... Read More
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