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After I put Nair on my uppper lip, which was close close to my mouth, and a tiny bit was on my upper lip and wiped it off with a wash cloth, my lips we?

After I put Nair on my uppper lip, which was close close to my mouth, and a tiny bit was on my upper lip and wiped it off with a wash cloth, my lips we?

Do not worry: What you described is not a cause for concern.
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Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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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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Hi doctor. Every time I use Nair to remove facial hair (upper lip) it burns/stings a lot and it gets red spots for the whole day. Is it normal?

It seems..: It seems your skin is sensitive to this product. I would try an alternative to this one. If not better or rash gets worse please consult your doctor for a formal exam, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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On my upper lip is tiny small bumps like a red line and when I put abrava it burn? , lower bottom lip is small tiny yellow dot red around it?

On my upper lip is tiny small bumps like a red line and when I put abrava it burn? , lower bottom lip is small tiny yellow dot red around it?

Herpes Simplex?: Abreva is an over the counter medication used to treat cold sores. Abreva will shorten the healing time. If the sores get worse or do not go away make an appointment with a doctor. ...Read more

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The top left of my upper lip has a sorta dry patch and it kinda burns whenever I try to keep it moist, Don't know how to cure it?

The top left of my upper lip has a sorta dry patch and it kinda burns whenever I try to keep it moist, Don't know how to cure it?

Patch Protection: Lesions about the mouth are often due to chapping, chaffing or fissures (cracks). Viral infections like cold sores (herpes labialis) can leave a residual dry patch during the resolution phase. In many cases using a barrier medication works as it seals the overlying skin to prevent further moisture loss and softens the tissue so it doesn't pull or tear with stretching. Most plain lip balms work. ...Read more

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Wax Burns-i had my upper lip waxed 4 days ago. I have dark patches in that area. My skin is dark. What should I do?

Wax Burns-i had my upper lip waxed 4 days ago. I have dark patches in that area. My skin is dark. What should I do?

Wait: To see if resolves after few months, pist inflamatory hyperpigmentation [after trauma or burn too dark skin people may get this, if does not fade can get steroid cream there or lightening agent over time topically such as hydroquinone 4% or tretinoin0.1% crewam but take months, lazer or freezing sprays can lighten quicker. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on my upper lip. I don't share chapstick or anything really. It burns bad. How do I get rid of it?

I have small bumps on my upper lip. I don't share chapstick or anything really. It burns bad. How do I get rid of it?

Medicine or time: It might be a cold sore (herpes simplex). They usually go way by themselves and taking some Ibuprofen (motrin) can help the pain.
Doctor can prescribe acyclovir, valacyclovir or Famciclovir to help it go faster if treated early. Medicine only needed if you have other medical problems. ...Read more

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I have itchy red bumps on lower lip that kinda burns in a way. They came from nowhere and I also had a huge bump on my upper lip a month ago that made it look swollen and included small painful bumps inside mouth. No insurance so can't see a doctor right

I have itchy red bumps on lower lip that kinda burns in a way. They came from nowhere and I also had a huge bump on my upper lip a month ago that made it look swollen and included small painful bumps inside mouth. No insurance so can't see a doctor right

Herpes Labialis?: Your symptoms could be due to herpes labialis. It is difficult to confirm without seeing the lesions and possibly obtaining a herpes culture. Herpes labialis is caused by HSV type 1, and outbreaks are usually due to physical or emotional stress, or excessive sun UV exposure. You can try Abreva, which is over the counter, but expensive. ...Read more

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How do I treat a Nair chemical burn on the upper lip? I've had it for a couple of months now & I still don't know how to treat it. It itches badly.

How do I treat a Nair chemical burn on the upper lip? I've had it for a couple of months now & I still don't know how to treat it. It itches badly.

See Derm: Irritant Contact Dermatitis or even a partial thickness burn would not last several months. Another diagnosis is likely. Please see a board certified dermatologist immediately for a full history, exam, and possibly a biopsy. Good luck. ...Read more

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I got a cold wax burn on my upper lip yesterday evening and I don't know what to do! Please help and tell me why will happen and how long 4cure?

I got a cold wax burn on my upper lip yesterday evening and I don't know what to do! Please help and tell me why will happen and how long 4cure?

Ointment and sun: Wash gently and keep lubricated. Suggest either Vaseline or Aquaphor use three times daily. Should take 14 days for scab to come off and then may be red for a month. Protect from sun with wearing a visor and sunblock. ...Read more

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For the past 3 days or so I have had these sandpaper like bumps on my upper lip. I think it's about 15 to 20 of them, they are so small I can't count them all. They don't burn, itch, or hurt.

Probably benign!: This is probably benign.
>? Could be an allergic reaction to after-shave or food.
If you are concerned, I would recommend that you have a conversation with your pcp for possible referal for dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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I have dark dry patches on my upper lip. They are not sore, neither do they itch. They are just dry and if I drink a soda or something, they burn.?

I have dark dry patches on my upper lip. They are not sore, neither do they itch. They are just dry and if I drink a soda or something, they burn.?

May be lip eczema: Persistent dry lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). If dry lips crack, they can get irritated by foods or juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more

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I got a wax burn on my upper lip 5 weeks ago it dry out but got left with a brown scar. Now I look like if I have a mustache it's really embarrassing?

I got a wax burn on my upper lip 5 weeks ago it dry out but got left with a brown scar. Now I look like if I have a mustache it's really embarrassing?

Treat skin care: It's important to follow basic principles of wound care with avoidance of sun exposure & tobacco use. Time will likely result in a slow but progressive fading of the scar. Silicone gel? On occasion peel/bleach formulas consisting of steroids, retin-a, hydroquinone, and kojic acid may help to ease the hyperpigmentation you are experiencing but this will require a prescription by a dermatologist. ...Read more