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what to do if i have reddish blue bump on lower lip?

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Dr. Scott Sazima
Dentistry 9 years experience
Lip lesion: It could be from an accidental trauma (lip biting), and you may have broken/injured a small blood vessel. If you smoke a lot per day, or for years, this could be related. Go see your dentist for evaluation. You may need a biopsy to rule out cancer. Scott Sazima DDS Westlake Periodontics

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I have headache in my head what I have to do?

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