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Doctor insights on: Dark Lines Around Lips

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My lips are getting darker but I'm not smoker?

My lips are getting darker but I'm not smoker?

Lifestyle conditions: Black or darkened lips can be caused by serious illness, such as cancer, but more often, this condition is due to lifestyle. If someone is already darker-skinned, certain behaviors like coffee or wine drinking, smoking, and sun exposure will cause the lips to turn black. ...Read more

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Why are my baby's lips dark brown to black on the inside portion?

Why are my baby's lips dark brown to black on the inside portion?

Depends: Dark brown to black appearance on the inside of your baby's lips might indicate your baby is not getting enough oxygen (cyanosis). If you baby is not feeding well, sweating with feeds or very sleeping take him/her to the er. Otherwise be sure to contact your md asap. This might be normal but please have your baby examined. ...Read more

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Any medication to make lips pink again as they r getting darker.

Any medication to make lips pink again as they r getting darker.

Lip balm w/sunscreen: It is important that everyone where sun protection on their skin, including your lips. Uv radiation from the sun can increase the pigment in your lips. Doing this regularly should help lighten the color of your lips. ...Read more

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My lips are dark and a bit hard, frm childhood. How can I get pink lips?

My lips are dark and a bit hard, frm childhood. How can I get pink lips?

Tone is genetic: Skin tone, including the lips, is largely genetically determined. Avoiding sun exposure and inflammation (from conditions such as eczema) can help reduce further darkening. The use of cosmetics (lipstick) is the safest way to change the color of your lips. ...Read more

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If the lips are dark in color, how to lighten them to a pink color naturally?

If the lips are dark in color, how to lighten them to a pink color naturally?

Haven't heard of...: Haven't heard of anyway to naturally change one's lip color. Unless one has a medical condition that causes a very unusual lip color, any color that nature created for her lips should be uniquely just fine. ...Read more

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Are there any medications to make darker lips brighter? I don't smoke. Pls help me

Rather than seeking: A medication for cosmetic purposes you can be better off making sure you are eating a good diet, rich in good fats such as olive oil, sesame oil, coconut oil, etc. That can help to plump and lubricate the skin. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My lips are getting dark. Especially the upper lips and corners of the lower. Kindly provide some help.

My lips are getting dark. Especially the upper lips and corners of the lower. Kindly provide some help.

You are...: You are a darker person....your lips and other wrinkly parts will be darker. If you gain weight you may get lighter.........this is the curse of this land....you become miserable, sandwiched between black and white. ...Read more

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I m having very dark lips need to remove all blackishness from my lips permanently and I should be pink in colour. Please help?

I m having very dark lips need to remove all blackishness from my lips permanently and I should be pink in colour. Please help?

Dermatologist: Consult a dermatologist for evaluation to see what treatment options, if any, you may have. If none, then maybe a cosmetologist or makeup artist may have some advice for you. ...Read more

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A few months ago I found a dark brown dot in one of my vulve lips. It's round and smooth, a bit bigger than a normal dot. But hasn't changed nor grown?

Likely benign: Moles or nevi are not uncommon in this area. However, keep an eye on it and contact your physician if it changes, becomes larger, darker, bleeds, irregular, etc, . ...Read more

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Hi, what's the reason for dark lips?

Hi, what's the reason for dark lips?

Mostly: Mostly genetics. Amount of skin pigment in your skin. ...Read more

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What causes dark crusty areas and chappy lips?

Habit: Are you "licking" your lips, because they are sore. This strips off skin oils and promotes irritants. A constant use of a vapor barrier, for a few days may break the cycle. (basic vaseline, ect). ...Read more

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How to cure naturally dark lips for male? Not caused due to smoking...

How to cure naturally dark lips for male? Not caused due to smoking...

Good question: I'm not a dermatologist. I would expect it is secondary to melanocytes in the dermis. These melanocytes can be reduced in numbers by freezing like they do for warts and other skin conditions. I think it would be safe on the lips but this warrants a dermatology consult. ...Read more

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What home remedies can I use to fade dark spot discoloration of my bottom lips?

What home remedies can I use to fade dark spot discoloration of my bottom lips?

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

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My lips are becoming dark and dry. How to make them red. Suggest some madicine. Thanks!

My lips are becoming dark and dry. How to make them red. Suggest some madicine. Thanks!

If healthy no meds: If you are healthy, no meds are recommended for dark dry lips other than otc drug store lip balms or lipsticks that act I the same manner. If this is seasonal, I wouldn't be concerned. But if this happened for the first time, and it is been like that for a few weeks see an md. ...Read more

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Hey, what can be a remedy for making your lips back to natural pink color if they have grown darker with time.? .?

Lip Stick: Although you can find advice from many cosmetologists that you can turn brown lips pink againbut it is not possible
if you smoke stop smoking as it can make your lips turn more brown or even black
but you can always use pink lip stick to make your lips look pink. ...Read more

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Sir, I am an indian with a fair complexion. But my lips are very dark. Please suggest a solution to improve their colour.

Not a disease: Having 'dark' lips is not a medical condition or a disease. The wanting of 'fairer' skin is a mental health condition that requires some therapy, however. Learning to be good and beautiful person is the goal in life. Wanting our skin to be a different color is something to overcome. ...Read more

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Am in my late twenties, and my lips are extremely dark. Never smoke a day in my and it was never like that. Is there any product that can help bleach.

Am in my late twenties, and my lips are extremely dark. Never smoke a day in my and it was never like that. Is there any product that can help bleach.

Dark lips: Don't know your ethnicity by from name you are of Asian Indian descent. In your part of the world many are mixed with those of African descent. I would look at my mom and dad and uncles and aunts, sibs and cousins to see if it is likely familial. Smoking will not cause this. My guess is that anything that will bleach our your skin is not going to be fun or healthy and will likely not work. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dark lips?

It's just U: It may b ur ur genetics if has always bn there. If a new appearance I need 2 b cn 2 find out why now. ...Read more

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Does smoking weed make your lips darker?

Smoking cannabis or: Tobacco can potentially stain the lips.

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Hi have few dark spots on my lips. What is that?

Let me explain: Do you smoke? If you do that one the reason. Other reasons.
1-dry lips.
2-sun exposure.
3-hormonal imbalances
4-dark spots of lips may also be indicative of a bigger problem, such as
oral melanotic macule
peutz-jegher's syndrome
bad lipstick for womans.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Small dark spot on lip?

Dark spot: Benign causes are labial melanotic macule, normal nevus, venous lake, graphite tattoo, external stain. Melanoma is always considered. If the spot is asymmetric, irregular border, irregular color or changing, seek evaluation promptly. ...Read more

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My lip dark spots. I need to remove?

Dark spots: Please consult a dermatologist. If these dark spots run in family get yourself screened for Peutz-Jeghers syndrome. ...Read more

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Small dark pimple on lip?

Small dark pimple on lip?

Needs to be seen: Could be many things dependent on appearance, duration, and medical history. Please see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have dark sports on my lip?

What should I do if I have dark sports on my lip?

Dark spots: These lesions 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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What kind of treatment can I get for dark lips?

Beauty is skin deep: Sometimes we are not happy with our body image or appearance. The thing is, we may be focusing on something that other's don't really notice or care about. Some lighter skinned people find dark skin attractive, and will go to tanning salons. Then, some darker people look for lighter skin...There's no real medical treatment for dark lips - since pigmentation in the skin provides the color. ...Read more

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My lips turn black. What cause your lip turn dark?

Could be cold: Do your lips turn dark on exposure to cold? If that is the only way lips turn dark, that is a normal reaction. ...Read more

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Do it mean my kidneys failing cause my lips turn dark?

Do it mean my kidneys failing cause my lips turn dark?

Not necessarily: Having your lips turn dark, or "blue" is more a sing of oxygen deprivation, that can occur in asthma or copd/emphysema, and or any other reason you would be lacking in oxygen (breathing issues most commonly) causing a cyanosis to occur. If this happens often, see a dr. For an evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more