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Boils On Upper Lip
I have some irritated area on my upper lip. It look like water boils. I have a bad cough and a cold. What could it be?
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
Downward: Prepare the skin first by taking a hot shower. The hair has to be softened and moist. Then, seal in the moisture with a pre-shave oil. Use a shaving cream on top. Using a razor, only shave with the grain (downward) or across the grain. To avoid ingrown hairs or red spots, do not shave upward against the grain. ...Read more
Mouth breathing: The most common reason why the lips get dry is mouth breathing. You are supposed to breathe through your nose as the nose provides humidification, warmth and cleaning to the air that you breathe. If you mouth breathe the airflow through your mouth will lead to dryness of your lips. ...Read more
Viral Symptoms: Hi! . Sorry you are not feeling 100%. Clusters of bumps in the mouth generally are due to a viral infection, especially if painful. Mucosal changes can be from infection, injury, allergies, irritants, and sometimes serious issues as well. Have these bumps examined and perhaps cultured for viral and/ or bacterial infections. Good luck! Dr.H. ...Read more
Worth it: Depending on your dr/aesthetician, the cost could be $75-100 per treatment for this small area. Laser hair reduction is just that: reduction. It may take 5-8 treaments to see visible results. Remember that it only works for brown or black hairs - not light peach-fuzz hair. After the initial monthly treatments, you may still need touch-up treatments every 4-6 months - maintenance just like everythi. ...Read more
Many options: Some people may use a topical bleaching agent to lighten the hair. Various hair removal methods may be your best options to completely rid yourself of this. Seeing a dermatologist will help you determine what is the cause and what treatment may be best for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wrinkly Upper Lip: A normal part of aging is loosing volume in the upper lip. Wrinkling, unfortunately, also occurs. Start with a skin care regimen that include tretinoin (retin-a and others), such as obagi. Give this six months. Still not happy, go see a provider who injects dermal fillers - juvederm / Restylane - and have your wrinkles filled. Chemical peels are great for facial wrinkles. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thin: An upper lip that is thinner than normal. ...Read more
Surgery is the: Only thing I can think of, done by a Plastic surgeon ...Read more
Is it possible for hair on your upper lip to stop growing even though you've been shaving it for a long time?
I grew up hearing that the more you shave the more you will have to shave. It may not be the best solution to be shaving that unwanted hair.
Many young women learn how to wax for these skin and hair concerns. If you or your parents want there is also laser hair removal processes that may help as well. ...Read more
Tingling on 1 side of upper lip for few days now tingling on lower lip for a couple days. What could this be?
Could be tingling: The face up to the hairline, the inside of your mouth back to the gag-zone, the anterior tongue, your meninges, your eyes, & a little patch of skin in your ear canal, all send sensory input to the trigeminal nerve. The problem could be from the distal branches at the lip over the twists & turns of the nerve to the trigeminal nucleus in the brainstem. That's the part your doctor has to figure out. ...Read more