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Brown Spots On Lips
I have brown spots on lips. I don't smoke or drink caffeine, so are these possibly sun spots? They're flat and not too dark in color. I've got 3 spots
I have brown spots on lips? I have 4 of them and they look kind of like freckles and are flat as well. Is this some sort of skin cancer?
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
I have brown spots all over my lips that are beginning to multiply.They don't hurt and they are flat and smooth. How can I make them disappear?
Limit sun exposure: Brown spot son the lips that are not freckles or birthmarks may begin to appear on the lips and other parts of the body. Most are due to sun exposure and are benign but some are not and it is important to limit sun exposure and use sunscreen and sunscreen lip balm when outside and follow up with a dermatologist as well ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have brown spots on the lower part of my lip and I don't know how I got them. I am 17 years old?
Spots: While such spots do not seem to sound ominous, a doctor should examine them to determine whether these could be related to some genetic GI conditions vs vascular conditions vs simple freckling. And exam and good history by ur pediatrician should be sufficient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes brown spots appearing in the corners of my lips and how do I go about getting rid of them?
It may not be: Due to sweat. If i had to say, it may be pigmentation increases that may be due to elevated insulin. Not sure but if you have a family hx of type 2 diabetes, say, and could stand to lose weight, look up acanthosis nigricans to see if that fits ur description. Good luck, it's improvable if that is the case, may consider endocrinologist but see pcp first. ...Read more