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Angleton, TX
A 17-year-old female asked:

I have a tiny flesh colored bump right below/touching my lower lip. it has been there for quite a while but recently it has started to hurt when touch?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Folliculitis: This is an area where there are very small hair cells present. Most likely the hair follicle got plugged with dirt, oil and/or dead skin cells and now it's inflammed. Wash the area well with soap and water. Can use acne treatment such as benzoyl peroxide.
Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 47 years experience
Best to see dermatologist to evaluate. Might need to be excised..??
Nov 12, 2015

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