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Numbing On Lips
Topical analgesics: Bengay, aspercreme and sportscreme are the most common and most efficient. Hope it helps. ...Read more
Eczema/dry spot below lower lip with tiny red dots in it and slight dry feeling on lips despite putting lip balm and bepanthen cream on it, what to do?
Hard to way: Without a photo, I cannot be sure what the problem is. You could be allergic to one of the products you are using. Are you licking the area a lot? This would make it worse. Your best bet is to see a dermatologist who does patch testing, to see if you are allergic to something you are using. ...Read more
No: This is a terrible choice for anything on the face. The anti fungal component is not of any use for eczema. The neomycin is a useless aminoglycocide which should never be used on skin because it causes so many allergic reactions. The betamethasone is a potent cortisone which may cause perioral dermatitis and carries a risk of glaucoma+ cataracts if used on the face. Best is a calcineurin inhibitor ...Read more
Virus: Probably virus causing outbreak. No cure just take care of symptoms. Mild soft diet. Take Advil for pain and inflammation. You can rinse with numbing solution(Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and xylocaine) to cope with sores. Will go away within 10-14 days from start to finish. See dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tiny white and red bumps on inside of lip/ top and bottom.. Kinda sore. Not canker sores. And around crease of lips where lips sit on eachother? Tiny
A tiny bumps: A tiny bumps in mouth including the lips, may be caused by a few possible conditions like foods irritation or allergy.. In most cases they are harmless and may resolve on their own, but you should see a doctor if the bumps persist for more than 10 days or becomes worse over time. Take care. ...Read more
Red rimmed lips. Tiny bumps near edge of lips and on lip. But near the edge. Not tingly or itching. But my lips feel dry. Doesn't look like sore.
Fordyce spots: If these spots are very small and don't bother you at all they are likely fordyce spots. These are actually normal oil glands which, for reasons of individual variation in pigmentation and skin thickness, are more visible. They should generally be left alone, as picking at them may result in scarring, inflammation, or infection and will not remove them permanently. ...Read more
Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme
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I have a burning sensation on my bottom lip bc of cold weather. It's chapped on the line of my bottom lip and been using Vaseline? How to treat?
They're supposed to: Magic mouthwash often contains Lidocaine which is a local anesthetic or numbing agent. It also contains dyphenhydramine which can cause numbing. Magic mouthwash is supposed to make your mouth feel numb to lessen the pain of the oral lesion or sore in your mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ceased Desonide. bumps on lower lip went away, cracked mouth corners healing, now have soft painless bump on inside of lower lip. What's going on?!
Peeling skin inside mouth on cheeks and inside of lips both upper and lower. Almost look like blisters, and or dry skin painful lasts about a week?
Depends: There are multiple conditions that may cause your skin to peel inside your mouth. Including infections like hand and mouth disease, drug reactions like stevens johnsons syndrome, immune system disorders like pemphigus go to a doctor for evaluation. They can do labs and biopsy the skin to find out why. ...Read more
Allergy testing: It sounds as if you are sensitive to one of the ingredients. You may want to try 100% pure products such as lanolin or aloe vera or switch to hypoallergenic products. You may want to incentive the i allergy by undergoing skin testing by an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more
My lips are dry, flaky and red especially my top lip and the area above it. The side of my lips sting when i open my mouth wide. Will vaseline help?
The sore on my inner top lip on my right side looks like its yellow patch. It burns & tingles from time to time. Herpes or cold sores or canker sores?
Need evaluation: This could be nuerologic and would recommend a neurologic evaluation and possibly a brain mri. Vascular causes are less lilely. Do they change color? Does naything cause this to occur? How long do they stay numb? Is it both upper and lower lips and right and left sides. We would need more clarification which you will get with your evaluation. ...Read more
Hello, only a few moments ago I cried having triggered a memory which has now resulted in numbing of the face and especially my lips… what did I do?
Numbing: I would strongly recommend you see a Psychologist to help decide how to work with you and also to see your primary doctor as well - but wait till you have seen the Psychologist. ...Read more
Many reasons : Too many reasons, depending on your age, gender, previous medical history, recent symptoms an so on. Please observe yourself and discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
Why when I only take a couple shots of liquor my lips go numb? Not sure if that is normal i or not. Could you explain?
Alcohol: is ultimately a poison. It must be effecting your nervous system to cause this. Another reason to leave it alone in my opinion. ...Read more
Both of my lips seem to go numb daily on the right side they don't hurt just numb what could this be no changing in color?
TIA: There are several possible causes, and it depends on your age and medical condition. A tia, which is a stroke harbinger, is one, but less likely in a healthy 32 year old. How long has this been going on? An injury or lesion in your neck is another. You should be seen asap to look at the possible causes. ...Read more
Numb lips at night only one side. but as soon as i wake up it goes away. should i be concerned could that mean a sign of a stroke?
Lip numbness: It could mean your diabetes isn't well-controlled yet or that the metformin you are taking is causing a B12 deficiency. It could also be a mild stroke or other neurologic problems. Please see your physician ASAP for a consultation to check your glucose, hemoglobin-A1C, B12, complete neurological exam to detect any mild deficits or Neuro referral ...Read more
The last few mornings been waking up with my face feeling numb and my lips. Lips feel like I have two fat lips. What could cause that?
Sounds: Sounds like a hypersensitivity or "allergic reaction" although it would be better to be evaluated in person. Have you started using new bed linens, dental products or laundry detergent? This could be the cause. Sometimes medication may cause you to wake up with swollen lips. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's been 3 months now and my lips at first were numb and tingly . Now they are red, puffy , and they are always dry and they hurt.nothing helps?
May be lip eczema: Persistent dry lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's her habit). If dry lips crack, they can get irritated by foods or juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more
Woke up this morning with numb lips. They weren't numb at first, but after i used the bathroom i noticed they were. Gone in 2 mins. Should i worry?
Most likely benign: Isolated lip numbness in the absence of other findings is not likely due to a serious cause. If both sides (rt and lt) are affected, this may be due to hyperventilation/anxiety, and maybe seen with low calcium or magnesium levels. If only one side is affected , it may be part of a transient ischemic attack or a migraine aura although these tend to be more extensive. If it recurs, tell your doctor. ...Read more