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I am getting white patches inside my mouth from lip biting?

I am getting white patches inside my mouth from lip biting?

Don't bite: In all seriousness it could be related to the biting, but other things need to be considered. A dermatologist dentist or ENT physician might help clarify. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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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Can lip biting cause you to get oral cancer?

Can lip biting cause you to get  oral cancer?

No: The main causes of oral cancer are tobacco use, alcohol use, human papilloma virus and genetics. Chronic sun exposure is also a risk factor for lip cancer. ...Read more

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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 ?

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

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What can I do to make my girlfriend stop lip biting ?

What can I do to make my girlfriend stop lip biting ?

See your dentist: Have your dentist see you to check your bite. Maybe your bite may need adjusting so you won't bite your lip. Is this a habit you have? Is this something that started happening recently? ...Read more

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Can HIV be transmitted through oral or lip biting?

Can HIV be transmitted through oral or lip biting?

Yes: If you have an open wound in your mouth or lip, you can potentially be infected with the HIV virus. ...Read more

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Is there a quick fix for chapped lips and lip biting habit?

Is there a quick fix for chapped lips and lip biting habit?

Bitter lip balm: There are a variety of lip products on the market that are lubricating but bitter, reducing the urge to bite your lip. ...Read more

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Can lip biting and kissing cause hiv?

Can lip biting and kissing cause hiv?

Blood transfer: If one individual is bleeding and the blood is in contact with broken skin or abraded areas or mucous membranes then transmission is possible. ...Read more

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Can HIV be transmitted from deep kissing and lip biting?

Can HIV be transmitted from deep kissing and lip biting?

HIV: Chances are extremely low. If the other person has periodontitis with bleeding gums and they cause trauma to your lip, you might catch the virus. Again very low chance. ...Read more

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