A 33-year-old male asked:
Can biting your lip turn into luekoplakia i bite lip constantly but i have white patch on lip where i bite my lip but i haven't bite lip in 2 weeks ?
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Prosthodontics 41 years experience
Scar tissue: Likely hyperparakeratosis, or basically dead skin cells from the trauma of lip biting. This can turn into scar tissue if prolonged biting occurs. We do not really consider this "white patch" or leukoplakia in this region with this history. Have teeth checked for sharp edges - may be smoothed. Of course, do your best not to chew this area. If it remains, see the Oral Surgeon for treatment options.
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Last updated May 19, 2015
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