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Black Dot On Lip Causing It To Split
Many conditions: There are many possibilities. It could be a venous lake. It could be colored from nearby fillings. It could be a pigmented lesion such as a mole. Always have to consider melanoma. If it's been there a long time without changing, it's very likely a benign process. If it is new, growing, bleeding, or painful, it needs to be evaluated quickly. Hope that helps. ...Read more
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
Hey I have a tiny bump on the top of my lip with a crator like hole and black dot in the middle it doesn't hurt unless I pick at it what can it be?
Is it normal for a woman to have a small black dot (mole like) mark on the lips of their lower area?
See a dermatologist: I assume you are referring to a black dot in your genital area? Yes, this can happen and be entirely benign. However, not all are benign so having a dermatologist examine you would be best. Sometimes a biopsy is necessary which would be a very minor procedure that could rule-out anything bad. ...Read more
Why do I have a black dot in my mouth, it sticks out a little? Its close to my lip but its inside my mouth. I've had it for like 10 years
Has it been the same: Has this lesion been the same for the whole 10 years? If so, it is probably not a huge concern, however, the safest course of action is to have your doctor look at it and remove it and send it for biopsy. While it is probably benign if it hasn't changed in 10 years, lesions can mutate to serious issues such as melanoma, which can be fatal. See your dr! ...Read more
On my upper lip I have a round white spot/pimple with a black dot in the middle, what is it please I've never seen it before?
Need to be seen: It is hard to tell from your description, if it has been there for more than 2 weeks, need to be seen by a dermatologist and we can tell right way whether it needs to be treated or not. ...Read more
How to tell my parents that I need biopsy to inspect my bump at my lip with a black dot at the center? How to tell them? I'm horrified. How?
That's odd....: If a person talks with his parents on a usual, normal basis, then there is nothing special about telling them about a bump that needs a biopsy. It is done the same way that any normal, everyday conversation is done. However, which doctor says the bump needs a biopsy? On the face, a specialized dermatologic surgeon or plastic surgeon can give an opinion. Presumably, it's not just a blackhead. ...Read more
I have a black dot that looks like a mole on the inside of my outer vagina lips. I've noticed a while ago but now all of a sudden it's raised?
Dermatologist: Any change in a mole should be assessed by a dermatologist. ...Read more
A tiny bump on my eyebrow with a black dot on the center of the bump. And a tiny skin colored bump on my lip line but you can only notice of u stretch?
Exam and biopsy need: Many benign conditions and infections can present as a new bump. It is good to exclude malignant lesions if something new appears. A clinical exam by a dermatologist could be enough to decide whether a biopsy is needed. ...Read more
Have a spot on outer vagina lips. Small smooth black dot. Just showed up one day. Just had pregnancy test, bacterial infection/STI Testing. All clean.
Pigmented lesion: This could be due to several things-- a vascular lesion, or a melanocytic (nevus-like) lesion. Given the small size and smooth surface, it is unlikely to be a problem, though if it is a melanocytic lesion, it bears watching, and possible removal if any enlargement of other change occurs. Vulvar melanoma is uncommon, but may develop from long-ignored precursor lesions. ...Read more
See if it persists.:
You need to show it to your family doctor or dentist.
If it is more than a dime in size and if it is a pigmented lesion (black or brown in color) you should get it checked by your doctor or a dentist. If it goes away in 2-3 weeks, then you may not need to do anythjing further. But if it persists you should remember it can be a melanoma which will require a doctor exam and if suspicious a biopsy don. ...Read more
See doctor: And have it checked and diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
Have it checked:
There are several answers but you must have it looked at since your description was too vagus
it can be a growth, a pigmentation, a pooling of blood or even an amalgam tattoo from one of your fillings, that's why you need to see your dentist. ...Read more
What could a small black spot in my upper mouth be. I smoke. Can smoking cause it to stain in my mouth?
My boyfriend has a black spot on the inside of his mouth on his right cheek. What is it? What caused it? Do you have any ideas?
Likely, just a varix: Likely, the black dot is just an harmless varix, which requires no Rx as long as being painless and no change in size over time. Of course, without a detailed Hx with sequence of event and a direct look, it's hard to come up an accurate Dx as wished. So, see Doc timely if still in doubt. Best wish. .. ...Read more
I have a small lump apeared on the top of the shafts just under the head it has a little black dot in it?
Is it tender painful, red? May be folliculitis consider some bacitracin or better mupirocin (which requires a prescription), wear loose underwear, wash 2 x a day with soap and water avoid hot tubs. May also be beginning pearly papules or Fordyce spots, though they are usually not with a black dot. F/u with doc/ urgent care
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More info needed...: How long is it there? How big is it? Social habits? Even with all these answers, it is not prudent to diagnose lesions over the internet, sight unseen. See your dentist. ...Read more
Have a little black dot like a pencil dot on my face its not a black head nor spot it looks more like a freckle but its black?
Black freckle: If this is new probably worth getting checked by your doctor. ...Read more
I also had a small black dot on my tongue. It was the size of a pin head. It's gone today. I don't smoke, drink, use drugs nor have I been ill.?
Hard to say: If you're not having any symptoms now, it's hard to say what may have caused your symptom. It could have been some trauma or something you ate/drank, or something that came into contact with your tongue. ...Read more
I just got a hair cut and this small black dot appeared on my forehead idk what it is and my right side of head feeling tense for weeks?
Need evaluation: It would be difficult to determine cause of abnormalities. The two symptoms may not be related. Make appointmentwith your doctor ...Read more
I have a small black dot inside my mouth and I'm wondering what it could be. It isn't painful, I haven't bit it, and I don't smoke/drink/etc. Help?
3 SM flat/raised shiny skin firm bumps back scalp. 2 at exact opp ends of head (right & left), smaller 1" from left bump. Left bump black dot middle?
I have 3 tiny dots in a triangle shape on my hand about the size of a pen head. Each one has a black dot on the top. They hurt. Should I be worried?
Tricky: Dermatologic conditions are difficult to evaluat wtihout seeing them. One possibility is an infection. If it is spreading that is a serious condition needing treatment. There are many other possibilities such as age spot, tumor, scabs, etc. ...Read more
Have had small pimple like bump with faint white head with black dot in center for almost a week. Just itches a bit from time to time... Bug bite?
Very possible: If there are bugs in your area. It is winter here. ...Read more
I have a few cold sores in my mouth, I've always gotten them whenever I've had fevers, etc. But one of them has a black dot on it. Should I be concern?
Need to see: Most cold sores can bleed and cause blood but this is one that we need to see. Take a pic upload it here and we can have a better idea. Otherwise see your doctor when you have a moment. ...Read more
A have one small black dot (1 mm in diameter) on the roof of my mouth (hard palate). It was not there yesterday morning, but it appeared yesterday eve?
Examination: Probably innocuous, but to b sure see your Dentist. ...Read more
Black skin lesions: Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan. ...Read more
A black spot down lips & I often use to pull/pop it, then it become bigger. It happening from many years. Like a little black flesh growing. Any help?
See your doctor: I am concerned that you may have a dermatologic problem that will only be fixed by seeing your doctor. Continuing to pull/pop it and having it "get bigger" means that the process isn't getting better with manually decompressing the site. See your doctor before it turns into something more serious (if it hasn't already). ...Read more
A black spot down my lips and I often use to pull/pop it, and it become bigger. It happening from many years. Like a little black flesh growing. Help me?
MOLE?: See md to find out what is the lip lesion. It can just be a growing nevus or mole and the dermatologist can take it out. ...Read more
There's a weird black spot on my lips. And I feel a tingling sensation there. Also there are two tiny dots on the right side of my cheeks.
See your doctor: Really need more information. So it is best for you to see your doctor ...Read more
My boy is 47days old. He had fever for last 2days & now fully recovered. But I noticed some places in his lips turned into black spot, why is this?
A few things: Possible causes: smoking, sun exposure, high intake of caffeine beverages, hot food, biting/licking the lips constantly, high levels of iron, vitamin b deficiency, allergic reaction. Treatment: lip balm, lemon juice, water. Avoid hot foods, tea, coffee, tobacco, and alcohol. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more
Hello, I have had a tiny black spot just above my lip, approximately the size of a freckle. It is black, and hasn't gotten any larger (over months)?
Black spot: Sorry, "black spot" isn't much to go on. Have your General Physician or a Dermatologist take a look. Yes, you will require an examination in order to determine a diagnosis. ...Read more
I had a black spot on the inside of my lower lip. At first I thought it was nothing but fast forward 3 weeks nd they are now 3 large spots. Pls help.
Lip: Hard to tell without a picture but I would check it out with an ENT or oral surgeon to see if it needs to be biopsied ...Read more