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Dark Pigmentation Above Upper Lip
Melasma?: That area is very prone to hyper pigmentation ( melanoma) usually due to birth control pills, pregnancy or acne scarring. Sounds like for you it could be due to acne in which case a very light fading cream could be helpful. It's important to use spf everyday to avoid future darkening particularly when you are using any light bleaching cream. See dermatology if it persists. Hope that helps. ...Read more
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
Over-biting of my upper lips has formed a triangle red patch on lower part of my upper lips. The skin peels off automatically and my lip color differ?
Flat smooth tan mark on inner left eyelids, upper & lower. Well defined edges. Another tiny brown spot on eyelid margin. Whats name of this birthmark?
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Dark circles on skin, not risen. Just skin discoloration. On upper back, neck, and groin region.
Bit my lip. The skin right above my upper lip is all red and looks like it's bleeding under the skin?
Keep it clean: Topical antibiotics may help.If severe may require systemic antibiotics. ...Read more
Sure it is your hair: Make sure it is the hair and not the skin. I bet it is this skin and you have something called melasma.If so, this can be treated with the use of the chain creams and the constant use of sunscreen. Don't forget a broad-brimmed hat in the summer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trauma: You traumatized your tissue while shaving and this area should heal quickly, a week or so. ...Read more
Wrinkly Upper Lip: A normal part of aging is loosing volume in the upper lip. Wrinkling, unfortunately, also occurs. Start with a skin care regimen that include tretinoin (retin-a and others), such as obagi. Give this six months. Still not happy, go see a provider who injects dermal fillers - juvederm / Restylane - and have your wrinkles filled. Chemical peels are great for facial wrinkles. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Upper lip redness: I suspect that you are repeatedly (if unconsciously) licking your upper lip. this causes mild inflammation, which blunts the contrast between your lip and skin. this is a hard habit to break, but if you're doing it, you won't clear up completely unless you stop licking. ...Read more
Can occur: And results from increases melanin in your skin, commonly occurs in areas near the mouth but can be anywhere. Any new pigmented lesions need to be seen and evaluated by a skin specialist as soon as possible, because of the possibility of melanoma. See a dermatologist and consider this a warning from your body that smoking is doing you harm. Please strongly consider quitting - get help if needed. ...Read more
FLAKY NASOLABIALS: This may be seborrheic dermatitis. With no photo i cannot be sure. Shampoo your scalp (yes, scalp) daily with a tar shampoo. Use an o-t-c Hydrocortisone cream daily for a couple of weeks (only). Find out which foods may be causing it; then eliminate them. Cut out stress. If no better, see a dermatologist. Best luck! ...Read more
Puffiness in ankles, abdo & rt side of head/neck. W/dark skin spots that fill w/fluid - skin lightens if popped like acne. Veins visible, bluish skin?
See doc: See your doctor because you have several problems. ...Read more
Tiny fleshcolored bump clusters on upper cheeks &surrounds eyes, eyebrows &entire forehead.Not itchy noswelling.No change in makeupor anything not acne?
Keratosis Pilaris: Please see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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
DARKER MOUTH: Don't know if you are a male or female. Don't know how long you have had it. Could be a new toothpaste. Could be a lip cosmetic if you are female; could be a scented soap; could be perfumes or colognes; could be makeup; could be hairspray. Could be nail polish. Kissing someone with any of the above. Be a detective. ...Read more
Pain in lower chin and lower jaw line
Pain in lower front teeth
All painful to touch also
Lower lip swollen
Skin red under lower lip
Started last nigh?
Periodontitis ?: Red gums, teeth painful to touch, and swelling all point to periodontal problems. It could of course be abscessed on just one of the teeth, but without an exam, impossible to tell. That's why you need to make an appointment with a local dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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