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I have a light pink spot on my lip from years of picking my lip. What can I use to get it back to match the tone of the rest of my lip?

I have a light pink spot on my lip from years of picking my lip. What can I use to get it back to match the tone of the rest of my lip?

Options:: Talk to a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or doc whose practice includes aesthetic medicine about your choices. Or get a lip tattoo that matches the color. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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After I picked the cold sore now I'm left with this pink spot on my lip. Will this pink spot go away? It's been 2 weeks now. I've been applying Neospo

After I picked the cold sore now I'm left with this pink spot on my lip. Will this pink spot go away? It's been 2 weeks now. I've been applying Neospo

It will heal: Throw away the neosporin and use Aquaphor or vaseline. It will heal without a scar. Neosporin is not effective for skin infections, but often causes allergic reactions. Same for bacitracin and triple antibiotic. ...Read more

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I justhad a cold sore. The scab came off and the skin looks pink. However. When I stretch the skin of my lip there is a huge white spot. What is it?

I justhad a cold sore. The scab came off and the skin looks pink. However. When I stretch the skin of my lip there is a huge white spot. What is it?

Healing Skin: The white skin and perhaps fluid is a collection of healing tissues and white blood cells. It should get better in the next few days ...Read more

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There is light black spot on lip. Press=pink-black. It feels pins/burn for 1 mo, even light touch. Looks raised, but feel flat. A bit lighter. Biopsy?

There is light black spot on lip. Press=pink-black. It feels pins/burn for 1 mo, even light touch. Looks raised, but feel flat. A bit lighter. Biopsy?

See doctor: If you have been treated for this or any condition and it did not go away you need to be re-evaluated. Any changes in skin color or texture should be evaluated. ...Read more

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How can you get rid off white/pink marks surrounded by black spots on lips that were caused by smoking?

How can you get rid off white/pink marks surrounded by black spots on lips that were caused by smoking?

Time to be examined: I think this warrants a physical exam and a diagnosis to be made. A dermatologist is most likely to feel comfortable making the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pink spots on my bottom lip. Had one a while back and another appeared. Looks like I have vampire teeth and bit myself. What are the spots?

Need more info: It's hard to diagnose skin lesions without seeing them. Could be anything from a herpetic lesion or a bacterial infection. Please make an appointment with your family physician to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have 4 whitish pink spots on my lower lip. Started with two. I've been told they could be comedones. How do I get rid of trapped skin cells (comedones) on my lower lip?

I have 4 whitish pink spots on my lower lip. Started with two. I've been told they could be comedones. How do I get rid of trapped skin cells (comedones) on my lower lip?

Depends on...: Depends on exactly where they are and what they are. Comedones are on the skin next to the lip, or right at that border. The can be removed in the same way an aestician does a facial (but the lip area is more sensitive to pain). If the spots are actually on the lip (the red area), they might not be comedones. An experienced dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon can look and discuss the options. ...Read more

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I have dark brown spots on my lips both upper and lower lip due to excessive lip biting dry cracked lips & licking. How to get my pink lips back?

I have dark brown spots on my lips both upper and lower lip due to excessive lip biting dry cracked lips & licking. How to get my pink lips back?

Peutz-Jeghers Synd?: Dark brown spots on the lips may be the first manifestation of peutz-jehgers syndrome. While the spots are benign, the dangerous association is with polyps in the gastrointestinal tract that can become cancerous. A family history may help sort out the diagnosis. Lip biting, chapped lips and licking will not cause these melanotic macules. See a dermatologist, and have a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Good day Dr. I have a 22days old baby boy with a pink spot at the back of his head neck, so I would like to know what must I do to remove it,?

Good day Dr. I have a 22days old baby boy with a pink spot at the back of his head neck, so I would like to know what must I do to remove it,?

Nothing: Without seeing the spot in person it's difficult to provide a certain diagnosis. Many babies are born with "stork bites" -red/salmon colored areas - on the back of their necks/heads. It is a birthmark and nothing to worry about and will fade over time on it's own. If you are still concerned please have a pediatrician evaluate it before subjecting your baby to unnecessary and potentially harmful tx ...Read more

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I had painful pink/reddish spot below head of penis. The next day this spot turned blackish. Four days later the black spot scab off. What do I have?

I had painful pink/reddish spot below head of penis. The next day this spot turned blackish. Four days later the black spot scab off. What do I have?

Scab?: It sounds like you just had a break in the skin for some reason that developed a scab. Think back to what might have caused this. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My baby had a fetal blood sample on her scalp before she was born. It's left a pink, bumpy spot on her head in which it seems to be getting bigger.

My baby had a fetal blood sample on her scalp before she was born. It's left a pink, bumpy spot on her head in which it seems to be getting bigger.

Scalp spot: Have you taken her to the doctor? If you've not, then you should do it. It may be a small hematoma (blood collection), but without seeing it or doing a study such as ultrasound, it's hard to tell. ...Read more

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I have red nerves inside the mouth near gums and uvula also has a red spot on it. Also I found pink bumps on the back of my tongue. Pls suggest?

I have red nerves inside the mouth near gums and uvula also has a red spot on it. Also I found pink bumps on the back of my tongue. Pls suggest?

How do you feel?: If you feel fine and what you report are incidental findings, everything is probably normal or at least within normal boundaries. The pink bumps are papillae, most likely circumvallate papillae- Google it) and have slight redness on the back of your throat might indicate irritation, allergies, etc. And nothing to be overly concerned about. However, if you're not feeling well, see your physician. ...Read more

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Pink smooth itchy bump on scalp. Hair falling out around it and another spot. Will the hair grow back?? What is this? Also I do get zits on my head

Pink smooth itchy bump on scalp. Hair falling out around it and another spot. Will the hair grow back?? What is this? Also I do get zits on my head

Hair loss: You may have a fungus of the scalp but you could have idiopathic alopecia. You have to be seen by your doctor to determine your problem. We can only speculate what you might have because we cant see the actual problem ...Read more

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Had ring worm on scalp as a kid. Left a bald spot top corner of head. Mole on spot was brown now pink. Hurts to touch and sometimes shooting pain.

Had ring worm on scalp as a kid. Left a bald spot top corner of head. Mole on spot was brown now pink. Hurts to touch and sometimes shooting pain.

Skin findings: It is very hard to diagnose skin lesions over the telephone. If tender you might have an infection. Start with seeing your primary doctor and if needed, a dermatologist. Be prepared to say how long the problem has been there, any medications and other symptoms. This needs to be seen in person. ...Read more

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Small dark spot on lip?

Dark spot: Benign causes are labial melanotic macule, normal nevus, venous lake, graphite tattoo, external stain. Melanoma is always considered. If the spot is asymmetric, irregular border, irregular color or changing, seek evaluation promptly. ...Read more

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Brown spot on my top lip, what is this?

Brown spot on my top lip, what is this?

Call your dentist: Your dentist can tell by looking and if not a biopsy can be done to determine as well. ...Read more

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I have a blue spot on bottom lip-what does it mean?

Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have a blue spot on my top lip?

Mole?: Depending on the depth of the pigment under the skin, a mole may appear blue. If it changes in size, shape, color or bleeds, see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I had Fordyce spot on lips and it itches, is it normal?

I had Fordyce spot on lips and it itches, is it normal?

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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A white spot on lips also maybe is a bump is mono reacurrent?

A white spot on lips also maybe is a bump is mono reacurrent?

Mono: Your description of a "white spot on lips" is not suggestive of infectious mono. Most people who have infectious mononucleosis, or mono, get it only once. Rarely, however, mononucleosis symptoms may recur months or even years later. There is no picture to assess the spot for a possible dx, but it may be a Zoster eruption. ...Read more

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I have a herpes on my lips with a white spot inside my lips. What shall I do? And what is it?

I have a herpes on my lips with a white spot inside my lips. What shall I do? And what is it?

Hard to know: Without seeing this it would just be guessing. Either ride it out or get a doctor to take a look at this. Probably nothing serious. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of blue spot on lips at localised area due to minor injury and what s d treatment?

What is the treatment of blue spot on lips at localised area due to minor injury and what s d treatment?

Mucocele: What you described is consistent with a mucocele. Mucus has accumulated in tissue due to injury to a small salivary gland in the lip. It may need to be removed surgically so you should consult a doctor. Consult this site for more info.

http://www. Webmd. Com/oral-health/guide/mucocele-causes-symptoms-and-treatment ...Read more

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I have a dark spot like it looks black in the inside of my lip, what causes it? It doesn't hurt or anything

See an oral surgeon: How long have you had this? If it is new it could be a melanoma. See an oral surgeon or ENT doctor to see if it needs biopsy and removal. ...Read more

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I have a spot on the bottom right side of my lip. My Sister Popped It Today This Has Been The 3rd Or 4th time Why is this?

I have a spot on the bottom right side of my lip. My Sister Popped It Today This Has Been The 3rd Or 4th time Why is this?

Sebaceous cyst: Every hair follicle in your skin has a sebaceous gland associated with it and if it gets occulded, it will cause a swelling. This is usuallly called a pimple. If it keep recurring it can be excised or you could be treated with antibiotics or a special skin treatment or both. This condition is very common and is often just tolerated until they resolve, but treatment is appropriate if bothersome ...Read more

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What are these red irritated marks around lips? I noticed after shaving and it comes and goes but is always in the same spot.

Raised blemish: It sounds like you have sensitive skin and even the slightest raised area will be irritated by the blade (s). Avoid the spot until the end of your shave. Then, very gently, with much lighter pressure & plenty of shaving cream for lubrication, take a single stroke over the area. Don't worry if it doesn't come completely clean of hair. Let the spot or spots heal & maybe it'll stop happening. ...Read more

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I have a white patch/spot in corner of my lips its there since 4 years. It grows semi circularly, sometimes it becomes scally..

Lip spot: If there is indeed only one spot, you better get this check by dermatologist! This could be a spot which indicates a premalignancy due to sun exposure or even a small skin cancer. We generally call these lesions leukoplakia. ...Read more