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What causes discoloration (white) of lower lip. there is no pain or blister. just the discoloration.

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Dr. Susan Kallal
Dermatology 25 years experience
Lip lesions: Without more details such as your age and how long the lesion has been there, it is difficult to guide you. The lower lip is particularly susceptible to sun damage, known as Actinic Cheilitis, this can look white and smooth Flat warts can also look white on the lips, as can Lichen planus. Best to have it evaluated by a professional. It is important to rule out malignancy such as Squamous cell ca.
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Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 43 years experience
Fordyce spots can look like this-caused by exuberant sebaceous glands, no need to treat
Sep 30, 2014

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Quite possibly: Or could be a minor salivary gland called an extravasation cyst. See an oral surgeon.
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