A 66-year-old male asked:
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what are blue spots on the lips?

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Dr. Mark Rausch
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Venous Lakes: Venous lake (which are also known as "phlebectases"[1]) is a generally solitary, soft, compressible, dark blue to violaceous, 0.2- to 1-cm papule commonly found on sun-exposed surfaces of the vermilion border of the lip, face and ears.[2][3][4] lesions generally occur among the elderly.
Answered on Oct 24, 2017

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Blue spots: Might be due to dilated blood vessels.
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Venous lakes: Blue spots on the lips are usually caused by dilated small veins.
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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Definition: This would be called blue gray spots on lips. For specific evaluation and diagnosis, see oral surgeon.
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