A 50-year-old female asked:
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i have dark blotches on my lower lip my lip is now very dry , and it's becoming very sore. i do have a tooth in the front of my month that has caused me to have a bump on my gums , could this be the reason for my now horrible looking lip?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: Best bet is to have a local dentist tend to that tooth and evaluate the surrounding tissues.
Answered on Jul 1, 2017
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See a Dermatologist: Regardless, what's causing the dark blotches on your lower lip, a dermatologist can to diagnose the problem and suggest a treatment.
Answered on Nov 20, 2015
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Possibly: If tooth is infected, infection may be spreading to your lip. Please see your Dentist immediately for differential diagnosis and treatment or referral.
Answered on Mar 11, 2016

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