Top 20 Doctor insights on: Brown spots on my lips

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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?

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

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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?

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 more

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I have brown spots on my lower lips. Around 5 to 6. any ideas?

I have brown spots on my lower lips. Around 5 to 6. any ideas?

Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome (PJD): Pigmentation around the mouth is one of the findings in PJD. You may wish to consult to a physician for an evaluation. You may consult this site for info: https://medlineplus. Gov/ency/article/000244.htm
Googling the entity will show pictures of oral pigmentation in this disorder. ...Read more

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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 more

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What causes brown spots appearing in the corners of my lips and how do I go about getting rid of them?

What causes brown spots appearing in the corners of my lips and how do I go about getting rid of them?

Sun or irritation: Brown spots can be pigment caused by the sun (lentigos) or it can be caused by hormones and the sun (melasma) or it can be caused by inflammation (post inflammatory hyperpigmentation). Of course, treatment depends on what has caused the pigmentation. ...Read more

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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

See your doctor: A doctor would need to see the spots in order to determine what they are. It may or may not require a biopsy. ...Read more

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Sweating under my neck and lips cause brown spots to appear how do I stop and remove them?

Sweating under my neck and lips cause brown spots to appear how do I stop and remove 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

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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 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?

See Ender's Game: The movie - teen actor has it too. It is unlikely to be cancer. Peutz jaeger's syndrome, associated with GI avm's is a possibility. Ask your pcp/iternist first. But no rush. ...Read more

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My 2 year old son has brown spots on his scalp his head is also flaky do you have any ideas of what if might be?

My 2 year old son has brown spots on his scalp his head is also flaky do you have any ideas of what if might be?

Seborrhea capitus: Seborrhea capitus is a common condition in infants and young children, often characterized by dry flaking scales and plaques. This is generally managed by soaking the scalp in an oil for 5-10 minutes then gently combing with a fine toothed comb. ...Read more

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My husband and I we went to the beach, after that he noticed a brown spots on the head of his penis with no pain, is this something to worry about?

My husband and I we went to the beach, after that he noticed a brown spots on the head of his penis with no pain, is this something to worry about?

Genital rash: It is hard to say without looking what the mature on the rash is. Most commonly, it is not related to the trip to the beach. If rash persists overnight, show it the your physician. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I keep getting brown spots/bumps above my chin on the side of my mouth?

What does it mean if I keep getting brown spots/bumps above my chin on the side of my mouth?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have small brown spots on the tops of my feet and toes. They are no bigger than a pin head. Some are clustered together and others spread out. Help!

I have small brown spots on the tops of my feet and toes. They are no bigger than a pin head. Some are clustered together and others spread out. Help!

Spots on the foot: With spots on the skin it is hard to tell without seeing them. However, use the simple ABCDE test and if anything suspicious see your doctor. A: Asymmetry, can you draw a line in the center and make equal halves. B: Border, are they smooth or jagged. C: Color, is it more than one color? D: Diameter, is it larger than a pencil eraser? E: Elevation, is it raised when you run your finger over ...Read more

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I have two brown spots on the head of my penis. I had it sence I was likttle and there is a little whit dot bump on it to, I also masterbate alot.

I have two brown spots on the head of my penis. I had it sence I was likttle and there is a little whit dot bump on it to, I also masterbate alot.

It: It is unlikely that the brown spots you are describing have anything to do with frequent masturbation. If they have been present since you were a child, the odds of it being something serious are very slim. The spots may represent common skin moles, or even skin follicles. If you are concerned I suggest you bring this matter to the attention of your doctor.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I have small brown spots on the roof of my mouth and the inside on my cheek?

Why do I have small brown spots on the roof of my mouth and the inside on my cheek?

Brown spots?: This would have to be personally clinically seen. It may be normal pigmentation or perhaps something else. See your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have these long tan bugs with brown spots on then I have washed my hair with head lice shampoo and are still there what can I do?

I have these long tan bugs with brown spots on then I have washed my hair with head lice shampoo and are still there what can I do?

Check every day: The usual plan is to have somebody remove every nit (egg) he can find after the first Nix (permethrin) shampoo. Checking one's hair and head for lice or nits, every day, will prevent lice from gaining a foothold again. Repeating the Nix (permethrin) shampoo in 1 week helps. As long as any and all nits (lice eggs) are quickly removed each day, the lice problem goes away. After 1 month of checking, one can just check weekly. ...Read more