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what can cause your lips to have heat bumps?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 71 years experience
HEAT BUMPS LIPS: HEAT, PROBABLY. HOW LONG? COULD BE A NUMBER OF THINGS. FOOD, MEDICATIONS, VIRUS INFECTIONS, ETC. SEE A DERMATOLOGIST IF IT CONTINUES TO BOTHER YOU.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

What causes cleft lips and cleft palates?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Http://www.mayoclini: Researchers believe that most cases of cleft lip and cleft palate are caused by an interaction of genetic and environmental factors. In many babies, a definite cause isn't discovered. For details go to...http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cleft-palate/ds00738/dsection=causesv.
A 21-year-old member asked:

How frequently do cleft lips and cleft palates occur?

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Dr. Jason Hall
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Depends: For reasons we don't understand, incidence is dependent on race. The incidence is around 1:500 for asians, 1:1000 for caucasians, slightly higher (1:1300) for hispanics, and 1:2000 for african-americans.
A 29-year-old member asked:

What non-medical treatments are there for wrinkly lips?

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology 28 years experience
Aquaphor or Vaseline: Petrolatum products such as aquaphor or vaseline can do wonders if you apply every night before bed and intermittently thru out the day especially during the winter. Another tip is to always apply chapstick or a lip balm as a base before lipstick to help moisturize the lips.
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A 20-year-old male asked:

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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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Lip Color: The color of your lips is determined by the pigment in your skin and the blood flow beneath the skin. There is no way to "change" the color of your lips other than with camouflage techniques like temporary or permanent make-up. Hope this helps!
A 32-year-old member asked:

Why are some people born with cleft lips?

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Dr. James Sidman
Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
Many possibilities: It can be inherited, spontaneous (no known cause), from medications or drugs including alcohol and tobacco, folate (folic acid) deficiency, and other genetic causes.

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