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I have a small bump on my bottom lip and it won't go away. What is it?

I have a small bump on my bottom lip and it won't go away. What is it?

Lip bump...: This could be an enlarged salivary gland or cyst, but it sounds most likely like a mucocele, or a mucous retention cyst. These can form when a tiny salivary gland duct in the lip is damaged or injured, obstructing the flow of mucous and causing a cyst. Unfortunately, it won't spontaneously resolve and may need to be surgically removed. You should see an oral surgeon. Good luck! ...Read more

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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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Little bump on my bottom lip that won't go away, what is it? Please help!

Little bump on my bottom lip that won't go away, what is it? Please help!

Many causes: Could be blocked salivary duct, viral problem similar to a wart, cancer, scar tissue, or many other problems. Probably benign, but see your dentist for definitive diagnoses. Dentist may want to refer you to oral surgeon for rx if indicated. ...Read more

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Small white bump on my bottom lip, not on it just right below it, I've had it for about 3 month, no pain, some days its big, some days its small?

Small white bump on my bottom lip, not on it just right below it, I've had it for about 3 month, no pain, some days its big, some days its small?

White Lip Bumps: Small, elevated white or yellowish bumps around the mouth or lips is a very common condition in adults. These bumps are called Fordyce spots and they are nearly ubiquitous, often present since childhood, and entirely benign. They may cause some anxiety or discomfort due to unsightliness and the fact that they are also common to both men and women's genitals. ...Read more

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I have a painless bump on my bottom lip its skin colored a little reddish and it come out of nowhere it wasn't there when I woke but it was later on?

Needs exam: Bumps on lip could be herpes or other infection. Some may not hurt initially and require different treatment, which can be offered with a definite diagnosis after an exam. You can also send a picture. ...Read more

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I have a rose looking bump on my bottom lip that is not painful but more annoying. Went to va ER and they said not viral, maybe just skin.

I have a rose looking bump on my bottom lip that is not painful but more annoying. Went to va ER and they said not viral, maybe just skin.

How long have: You had it? Did it appear suddenly? If the growth had been rapid, with change in texture and color, have it excised and biopsied. ...Read more

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I've had a small bump on my bottom lip for about two years or so (pimple-sized), but doesn't have any pus inside and is lip-colored. What could it be?

I've had a small bump on my bottom lip for about two years or so (pimple-sized), but doesn't have any pus inside and is lip-colored. What could it be?

Mucocele: Could be a mucocele that was produced from you biting it and continually playing with it keeping it from going away. Simple to remove and will feel better gone. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my bottom lip felt it under the skin first then popped up with three white heads how do I get rid of it?

I have a bump on my bottom lip felt it under the skin first then popped up with three white heads how do I get rid of it?

Herpes type 1: This sounds like it may possibly be a herpes cold sore. I would see a physician to determine if it is, for sure. As they can reoccur, next time, you cold start medication to decrease length and severity, if it is. Good Luck to you! ...Read more

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I have a bump on my bottom lip it doesn't hurt unless I suck on it it grew very fast through out the night and it doesn't feel like a cold sore?

Mucocoele?: You might have a mucocoele. It is a mucous cyst that is caused by an injury to one of the many minor salivary glands in the tissue that lines the oral cavity...Including the lips and cheeks.
See a dentist/oral surgeon for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have this hard "blood bump" on my bottom lip. Its like dead blood undertheskin it appears every 6 months on the same spot. How do I get rid of it?

Don't know for sure.: I can't tell from the information you provide, but I do know for certain that you should see a dentist when it is present on your lip for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I know if a bump on my bottom lip is necessarily a cold sore/fever blister? It doesn't hurt, it is just one bump with a white center?

How do I know if a bump on my bottom lip is necessarily a cold sore/fever blister? It doesn't hurt, it is just one bump with a white center?

Cold Sore: A cold sore is a lesion with blisters (lip, chin, cheek, nostril ; sometimes mouth) which causes burning, pain ; itching. It is filled with fluid that is teaming with the herpes simplex virus. A physician or dermatologist can help to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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A bump inside my bottom lip. What is it?

Lip biting: You injured your tissue and has probably developed a mucocele. Keep away from irritating it and it may go down by itself. If it does not go away, a dentits can remove it for you. ...Read more

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I have these two white bumps on my bottom lip and they hurt and I just got them today and I was wondering how to get them to go away.?

You may have herpes: Simplex one. If you go to the doctor they can give you a prescription for valtrex (valacyclovir). If indeed it is herpes this will help speed up the healing process. If it is not herpes, well maybe the doc you see will know what it is as they will have the advantage of seeing it. ...Read more

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What are the bumps inside my bottom lip painless are they contagious?

Need exam: Cannot give more info. .. The bumps need to be examined by a doctor. Good luck with your condition, and glad to know that you are not in pain. ...Read more

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I woke up one morning and I had 3 little bumps on my bottom lip, they're so small I popped one and like puss came out help?

Puss: Please have your primary doctor refer you to a specialist to find out why you have this problem and have it "cured'. Wish you well and hope you can let me know when things are working out. ...Read more

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What are these little bumps inside my bottom lip? How do I get rid of them?

What are these little bumps inside my bottom lip? How do I get rid of them?

Uncertain: This would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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I have this bump inside my bottom lip, its a yellowish color and its a pretty big size, it received it a short while after a kiss, what is it?

I have this bump inside my bottom lip, its a yellowish color and its a pretty big size, it received it a short while after a kiss, what is it?

Need to see it: Doesn't sound serious but should be looked at. See your physician or a Health Tap physician online. You need to upload several images in sharp focus including a close up. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have little bumps on my bottom lip and they look like heat bumps and it looks gross it doesn't hurt nor is it dry can you tell me what it is?

I have little bumps on my bottom lip and they look like heat bumps and it looks gross it doesn't hurt nor is it dry can you tell me what it is?

Hard to tell: There is no way of telling without examining the area, since there are many possible causes for the problem. I would suggest that you have it looked at by your doctor or dentist to determine what it might be. ...Read more

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Hey I have a tiny bumps on my bottom lip. I haven't kissed anyone for a while but I did get a cut on my lip a day or two ago? I'm panicking doin have

Hey I have a tiny bumps on my bottom lip. I haven't kissed anyone for a while but I did get a cut on my lip a day or two ago? I'm panicking doin have

Mucus/sweat glands?: This doesn't sound abnormal, and certainly isn't herpes or anything serious. If not painful or sore, my guess is normal mucus or sweat glands. But see a doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more

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I woke up w/ flesh colored small bumps on my bottom lip about 4 in a line. What could they be? I ran my teeth over them and they're kind of stabby

I woke up w/ flesh colored small bumps on my bottom lip about 4 in a line. What could they be? I ran my teeth over them and they're kind of stabby

Many things.: Without actually being able to examine you clinically, I do not wish to venture a guess. There are just too many possibilities and merely giving you a list of possibilities cannot help you in any way. Either wait a few days to see if they go away or consult a dentist for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have had three small pimple like bumps on my bottom lip now for like over a month now with the symptoms of a cold sore but they haven't open or grew?

I have had three small pimple like bumps on my bottom lip now for like over a month now with the symptoms of a cold sore but they haven't open or grew?

Are they painful?: If they are not painful they may be small cysts called milia. They can be removed by your local dermatologist and are not dangerous. Cold sores are painful. ...Read more