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Acne On Upper Lip
Meds: Your dermatologist can prescribe medication to treat this problem. ...Read more
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
I get one or two big pimples above my upper lip every few months. I do not have acne anywhere else. How can I prevent these?
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All day was great till at around 9 pm I go to the bathroom look in the mirror & I have a tiny red dot on my upper lip. It's not acne or cold sore. ?
Sounds like angioma: sounds like a tiny blood vessel, usually due to trauma. I would see dermatologist if you are worried, and laser will get rid of it. But you can make other ones but they are nothing to worry about. Hope that helps ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been breaking out around my upper lip and chin area for some time. How does one know if it's acne or staph infection?
I constantly have a red/dry "mustache" on my upper lip. I use benzoyl peroxide and moisturizer daily for acne. What can I do to calm redness?
Benzoyl peroxide: Can cause the constant redness so if you are using it on your upper lip try stopping. Also try shea butter. Consider seeing an acupuncturist as well to calm the extra heat in your system...Steroids would help but do not like to use them on face. ...Read more
I have 6 small pimples above my upper lip. They start to fade away but reappear within a few days, they have white tips,are painful. What can I do?
Benzoyl peroxide: It is common for teenagers to get some acne. Try over the counter benzoyl peroxide treatment to try to get rid of it. Apply it to dry skin about 15 minutes after washing. It may take a few weeks to clear up. Also see this Mayo clinic site for more information. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acne/basics/treatment/con-20020580 ...Read more
Rule out...: Osler-weber-rendu, if you have had them your entire life. If not, or if these do not match the description you'll read online, please forgive me -- just my idea. ...Read more
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