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Discoloration Of Skin Above Upper Lip
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?
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
Melasma: Melasma is caused by hormones in women usually associated with pregnancy, oral contraceptives, hormonal replacement therapy, etc. It can appear brown, gray, or brown-black. Other causes of gray discoloration are sun damage, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, reaction to medications (ie: minocycline). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Waxing Effects: You ask a good question. While waxing is a very popular method of hair removal, there is not much discussion of the potential side effects of repeated waxing over time. While waxing is generally considered safe and effective, it may result in repeated skin trauma in the form of minor burns and peeling of the outer skin layer. This can result in thickening of the skin and cause fine lines. ...Read more
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
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
Local irritation: is a common cause. Be careful with what you do with your tongue!. Also, monitor for any foods you might be eating that may cause. Of note - Strawberries are known for causing " a reaction" of this sort on around lips. ...Read more
What would cause a tingling sensation on the floor of mouth? Feeling moved to inside of gums below bottom teeth, tongue,and face below lips above chin
Rather than guess: These types of situations require a personal clinical evaluation, along with some x-rays to determine cause. A proper diagnosis is recommended rather than a list of possibilities which are pure guesses made over the internet. Set up an appointment with your local dentist. ...Read more
Yes: The most common cause are tiny sebaceous glands (fordyce nodules) that appear as smooth bumps beneath the mucosa on the inner aspect of the upper or lower lip. Occasionally, minor salivary glands can also be visible as small bumps. Show them to your dentist, primary care physician or ENT doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more
Vaginal irritation on my external labia. Itchiness, red, swollen, white flaky skin surrounding the area. It's in the crease of my inner thigh as well?
Skin discoloration: You probably have a condition called melasma, which is sometimes associated with pregnancy and birth control pills. Regardless of the cause, there is no great way to treat this chronic problem. You might try a product containing hydroquinone which is modestly effective in causing the skin to become lighter. It may take months of therapy. Sunlight makes this worse, so use sunscreens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the difference of appearance between Fordyce spots on the upper lip and herpes on upper lip.
Dark circles on skin, not risen. Just skin discoloration. On upper back, neck, and groin region.
One the top towards the middle of my both breast and my middle upper back and upper arm and around arm pit is a bluish skin discoloration ?
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
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
Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Dry patch/rash in the middle of the right side of my upper lip. Entire bottom lip dry and chapped. What can this be?
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