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Doctor insights on: How To Take Out A Lip Ring Stud

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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


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I got a lip ring. If I wanted to take it out. Once it's taken out, on average how long will it take to heal?

I got a lip ring. If I wanted to take it out. Once it's taken out, on average how long will it take to heal?

HOPE soon: As soon as you remove your lip ring the track will start to obliterate and you barely see it in few wks, or some times never closes like your ear ring holes, and may need a procedure to close completely. ...Read more

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Will I need to take out my lip rings when I get surgery on my toe?

Will I need to take out my lip rings when I get surgery on my toe?

It depends...: If it is done in the doctors office, then no. Hospitals and surgery centers have different protocol and may ask you to remove it. ...Read more

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I got a lip peircing and in the inside of my mouth a white hard bump formed in my mouth near the ring, should I take it out? What does this mean?

I got a lip peircing and in the inside of my mouth a white hard bump formed in my mouth near the ring, should I take it out? What does this mean?

See expert: It is possible that you have a reaction to the piercing such as a granuloma, and your lip piercing may need to be removed. This should be determined by an expert such as a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Having stuffiness in left ear and head and ringing in left ear, dr said there was pressure in left ear to take decong. I'm worried could it be a tumor?

Having stuffiness in left ear and head and ringing in left ear, dr said there was pressure in left ear to take decong. I'm worried could it be a tumor?

I think you are OK: This does not sound like a symptom of any tumor. Tumors are rare, so I would not think that as the first possibility. You should follow your doctor's advice. If the symptoms keep getting worse, then you may need further testing to determine the exact cause. ...Read more

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Will I need to take out my belly button ring during head mri?

Yes: Yes, everyone is required to remove all jewelry before even entering the room in which an MRI is located. It's primarily a safety concern, but can also affect the quality of a scan. I once forgot to remove my metalic collar tabs from my shirt and before I even got close to the MRI scanner my collars were flapping like a bird trying to take off. Those magnets are extremely strong! ...Read more

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I swallowed my metal stud lip ring just the bar, what should I do? Will I be okay?

I swallowed my metal stud lip ring just the bar, what should I do? Will I be okay?

Should pass: This should pass with no problem. See your doctor if you develop pain or bleeding. ...Read more

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I swallowed my metal stud lip ring just the bar, what should I do? Will I be okay?

I swallowed my metal stud lip ring just the bar, what should I do? Will I be okay?

Probably OK: Assuming the bar is small and not very sharp, it may pass through you in a couple of days without causing any damage at all. If you develop pain, nausea/vomiting and/or stop having bowel movements, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does a cut take to heal on a lip?

How long does a cut take to heal on a lip?

7-10 days: Usually a cut on the lip will heal in a week or less. If you are deficient in zinc it may take longer. If you are healthy and it is not due to Herpes or some other medical virus 7-10 days. ...Read more

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What tips do you have on taking care of a lip ring?

What tips do you have on taking care of a lip ring?

Lip rings: Its safest not to have in the first place. However if having, keep clean, don't put pressure on it, avoid tearing the skin, and similar common sense measures. Obviously if there was an infection or problem there would be different answers. ...Read more

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My lips sometimes take a pale or bluish color. Is this normal?

My lips sometimes take a pale or bluish color. Is this normal?

Pallor (pale): Can be a reaction to cold and vasoconstriction to keep warm, or pallor can indicate anemia. Blue lips, cyanosis, can indicate lack of oxygenation, a sign of pulmoanry or heart problems. However, check with your doctor to figure this out rather than looking in the mirror. ...Read more

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How long does it take for swelling around your lips to go away from juvaderm?

How long does it take for swelling around your lips to go away from juvaderm?

Swelling/filler: Swelling after injections is not unheard off. Follow your injectors post procedure instructions which may include using a cool compress. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if your lips have an allergic reaction, how long does it take to show up?

I'm just wondering, if your lips have an allergic reaction, how long does it take to show up?

Allergic reaction: I am not sure I get your question right, did you actually develop a lip reaction already? If so, head to the nearest urgent care place to get it looked at and treated. ...Read more

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My wife has hair in upper lips. How can we remove that? And how long it will take? Is there any home remedies?

Upper lip hair: This sounds a pure cosmetic nuisance. There is a # of over-the-counter products that may help her shave/peel the unwanted hair. The drawback is that the hair will recur and some of those products may be associated with significant but usually short lived discomfort during their use. Laser removal or electrolysis are more permanent ways to get rid of that. They can also be painful and also costly. ...Read more

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What kind medicine should I take at pharmacy? I acidentally bite my lips really really bad. It's kind of deep

What kind medicine should I take at pharmacy? I acidentally bite my lips really really bad. It's kind of deep

Lip biting: First, there are only a few drugs which seem to be able to stop factitial or compulsive injury like this or other repetitive but purposeless activity like hair pulling, knuckle cracking, or fingernail scratching. In some cases injury can occur. First have a dental exam to make sure your "bite" or bad teeth are not a cause. If normal, then an evaluation by a mental health provider might be advised. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the puffyness and the swelling of the lips to go away after regurarly exfoliating them? (connected with previous questions)

Why are you: Exfoliating the delicate tissues of the lips? (i don't have a way to cross reference your previous question). I don't know how badly you damaged the tissues - so I can't venture a guess. You may wish to have your injured lips evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more