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Mouth (Definition)

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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How do I shave my upper lip?

How do I shave my upper lip?

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

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Upper lip tingles when I pucker?

Upper lip tingles when I pucker?

Try moisturizer: It may be due to dry skin, try using lip balm or a moisturizer. If that does not help, take over the counter multivitamins for about a month and if that does not help, then it may be worth seeing your doctor, . ...Read more

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What causes dryness on upper lip?

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

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Cluster of bumps inside your upper lip?

Cluster of bumps inside your upper lip?

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

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Can the upper lip get thinner over time?

Can the upper lip get thinner over time?

Thin skin: Yes all skin does get thinner and less elastic with time and age. There are many cosmetic injections to improve the fullness of lips ...Read more

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How much is laser removal on the upper lip?

How much is laser removal on the upper lip?

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

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What are some ways to remove upper lip hair?

What are some ways to remove upper lip hair?

Many ways: Depending on your hair color and skin type, laser is becoming a popular treatment for hair removal. However waxing, depilatory creams, and electrolysis are still good treatments. Hair bleaching (i.e. Jolene) is a way to camouflage skin hair without removing it. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my dark upper lip hair?

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 more

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Upper lip is wrinkly and natural color dulling?

Upper lip is wrinkly and natural color dulling?

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 more

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Hi. Its Akriti Wat I want to know is d cause of white line above my upper lip?

Tough one: Hard to tell u with this little info. Dehydration can be it or u may have skin issues. I suggest seeing a Dermatologist ...Read more

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My upper lip is blistered. Is there any ointment to put on it that would help?

Yes: Ask your pharmacist for an over the counter product or see your dr for a prescription. You probably have oral herpes simplex type 'fever blister' virus. ...Read more

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Is it possible for hair on your upper lip to stop growing even though you've been shaving it for a long time?

Unwanted Hair: 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

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Tingling on 1 side of upper lip for few days now tingling on lower lip for a couple days. What could this be?

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

Boil (Definition)

A boil is an infected epidermoid cyst of the skin. Usually related to sebaceous glands, which secrete waxy/oily lubricant ...Read more