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i am having unattractive lesions on my lips, and i have taken steroid drugs and creams but no improvement, can u please help me?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. If already seen. See different one to get second opinion.

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I have natural dark lips but my colour is not so dark , how to get rid of dark lips . I want it to turn reddish .?

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