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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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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?

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 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