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Flat Warts On Lips
Small, painless raised bump on outside of bottom lip. Doesn't appear to be coldsore, wart or acne. No fluid inside. Smooth, flat top. Scared. ?
Not dangerous.: Your bump could be from a number of causes: an old scar from acne, a pimple, a cyst ( like a little balloon of tissue under the skin) or something else you need to see a health professional: md or nurse practitioner so her or she can take a look. So call them for an appointment. ...Read more
Lots of ways: See a dermatologist. You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try oral Cimetidine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718 ). ...Read more
Few things: A soft tissue lesions can be caused by a few different sources. It may be viral or benign growth, for example. See a dentist for an exam. It may be nothing significant, or may require a simple biopsy. Either way, they will help identify the etiology and possible treatment options. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
YOU don't!: See a dermatologist for this. Even some dermatologists refer face issues to a plastic surgeon, since scaring is a known risk. Please don't even think of using some over-the-counter acid wart remover on your face! ...Read more
Lip warts: Lip warts are often filamentous in nature. You don't mention what, if anything, has been tried so far. Options include chemical treatment, laser therapy, cryotherapy. and surgical treatment. Another option is to do nothing as these usually go away on their own with time ( 6-24 months) without any intervention. If pose a cosmetic concern in a 13 year old, then see dermatologist for all options. ...Read more