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Hard Movable Lump Inside Upper Lip
I had a coldsore on my upper lip towards the right side and now its just a hard lump? No pain unless squeezed, what is it?
The sore is in the process of healing and you should leave it alone.
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I got punched and got 5 stitches in my upper lip 2 months ago. Now my lip looks uneven and there is a hard lump scar in the lip. Will that go away?
Without an Exam?: I am sorry but your question requires an examination. Please direct this question to your physician. ...Read more
Lip lump: If it's an ulcer that has been there a few days than maybe. But usually cold sores on on the dry part of the lip and aren't lumpy. There are other things, like mucoceles (come after accidentally biting the lip) or tumors (including cancer) that could be the cause. Get it checked out if it isn't going away. ...Read more
I just noticed two small, slightly painful lumps near the middle of my upper lip today and they seem to be getting bigger.
Oral Lesions: There are multiple causes for lip lesions based on how theylook and a host of other data including how they appeared for how long etc. Your medical history including sexual history is important. Some causes although unlikely in your age is cancer like melanoma or infectious causes such as fungus and viruses such as herpes or chicken pox. It could also just be skin irritation. See your Dr. First. ...Read more
I ate a usual dinner, no new foods and suddenly I had a big lump appear on my upper lip. It went down after a couple hours. What would cause this?
Lip swelling: You could have burn your upper lip when eating hot food like pizza. See an ENT doctor if the swelling recurs. ...Read more
See your dentist: In order to determine if the lump is an infection, growth, etc? Your dentist can examine you, take some x-rays and either treat you if it's a dental problem or refer you to a physician if it's not. ...Read more
Surgery: Typically, a lump likes this would need to be surgically removed. ...Read more
I have a lump about the size of an eraser high up in the fold of my upper lip and gums. I can feel it from the outside when touching my upper lib as m?
I have a lumps on the outside of my upper lip line that has been there for about 5 to 6 months now. What is it? I have 2 small lumps (2cm-3cm) in the middle of my upper lip line and I have another lump that's barley visible rite underneath those 2 small lu
I have a black lump (few milimeters) on my upper lip (few months) lately it's been getting bigger and hurts. There are also some white spots in it?
See your doctor: Have a doctor take a look at it and decide how to proceed ...Read more
My upper lip has a lump - I squeezed it as if it were a pimple, but a long yellow thing came out. Is it just a pimple, or do I have ring worm?
Acne comedone: If the dead skin cells in the skin pore get trapped (and mixed with some oils) but don't form a hard lump; when the lump is squeezed, the mixture comes out like a long thing. However, the squeezing may start an inflammatory reaction and cause a pustule or pimple to form the next day or two. ...Read more
I've got a little cold sore on my upper lip. It's sorta itchy and there is a little lump. How can I get rid of it?
Lemon balm: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. ...Read more
Have a swollen upper lip with a blister like swelling across where the top lip and skin above it meet and also a fleshy lump in one nostril on septum?
See a dentist: It is not easy to diagnose without a clinical exam but what your describing can be a severe dental infection that has reached the floor of your nose. See a dentist immediately. ...Read more
Right upper lip area is now purple, not a bump, does not hurt, just purple, was kissing the other night, perhaps to hard? Will it go away? Thoughts
I have 1 small, hard, bump on my upper lip for 2 days. I squeezed this, clear liquid came out. Now there's a pinhole in the middle of it. What is it?
Mothers and physicians are notorious for repeatedly reminding humans not to squeeze their lesions. This leads to damage of the skin, scarring and in many cases less than desired outcomes.
A lump is usually a reaction to something. It does not sound like you are describing oral herpes. The pinpoint is the hole you made when you squeezed this lesion. Hopefully it will all heal well. ...Read more
I had a red bump on the lip line of my upper lip. Before I noticed it it wasn't painful. After squeezing hard it is now tingly and hurts, what is it?
Lip lesion: These are sometimes benign blood blisters, blood vessel tumors or cold sores. If it remains or keeps growing, you should consult a Dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a hard red bump on my upper lip line. It was a small pimple then I popped it an it got all red an hard an it hurts. What could this be?
I have one bump on my upper lip! It has been there for 3 to 4 days! It came to a head and I popped it!! Now it is a flat hard spot! It does itch so I assumed it was a cold sore but it's not a blister or a cluster just one bump??
Sounds like you:
May have a MUCOCOELE a small mucous containing
cyst which originates on the line joining your lip tissue
and your skin! It should slowly resolve but if persists ask your Dentist for a referral to an oral/plastic surgeon for excision!
Hope this helps!
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Lots of things!: Bumps can be due to numerous things, however on the upper lip it could be a herpes lesion/cold sore, a nevus/mole, a wart, or even a pimple. Your family physician can probably determine the cause. Skin cancer is always a rare possibility, but at 24 Y.O. It would be less likely. ...Read more
Have checked: If it doesn't go away in 2 weeks, have checked by a dentist to rule out something serious. ...Read more
I do not know: Without doing a physical it is tough to say what the bump is, but a guess would be possibly the beginning of a type of cold sore? If it worsens or does not go away, get an evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more
Husband woke with swollen hard lump in bottom lip with two small holes in center what could this be?
Spider bite: This is the classic description of a spider bite. This will rapidly fade as the kinds of spiders that will chomp on you in bed are not highly toxic. Only if he somehow is highly allergic would this be a long term problem. ...Read more
I have one small flesh colored bump in the center of my upper lip for about 3 weeks now. What could it be?
Various lesions: There are several types of skins lesions that can present in that area. Classically "flesh" colored, sessile lesions describe verrucae or warts. You could have this biopsied by shave or punch In order to obtain a definitive diagnosis. A facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist could perform this for you. ...Read more
I have a small, painless, non-discolored bump on the outer edge of my upper lip (thats barely noticeable), what could it be?
See a doctor:
A skin lesions and lumps and bumps are the hardest one to advised about on line. The lack of a picture or visual diagnosis will make it impossible, the list of possibilities are too long to discuss.
so for your peace of mind, go and see a doctor, or you can ask your question in a live vedeo consult here at health tap where the physician might be able to visualize the lesion, and give an opinion. ...Read more