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Hi there, I've had a mouth ulcer for a week. However I've now got an inflamed lip. I've been using mouth ulcer treatments but it doesn't seem to work ?

Hi there, I've had a mouth ulcer for a week. However I've now got an inflamed lip. I've been using mouth ulcer treatments but it doesn't seem to work ?

Self diagnosis: So perhaps your self diagnosis and choice of treatment is erroneous. Perhaps it's an infection, or one of hundreds of other possible mouth lesions. Please call your Dentist and have the "ulcer" evaluated and treated. You'll be glad you did. ...Read more

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Can lip line pimple get so inflamed (after lip wax) that part of the reddness extends to the lip? Its drying up and smaller after 3 days of zit cream

Can lip line pimple get so inflamed (after lip wax) that part of the reddness extends to the lip? Its drying up and smaller after 3 days of zit cream

Was that pimple: there before your lip wax? If so, then using the cream for pimples is fine. I also wonder if this is an infected pimple, with infection of the skin around it. I would recommend that you see your doctor to properly diagnose and treat this. ...Read more

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Fordyce spots on lips. When become really chapped, I get a whitehead directly on my lip. Inflamed Fordyce spot? When popped, it goes away. Little sore

Fordyce spots on lips. When become really chapped, I get a whitehead directly on my lip. Inflamed Fordyce spot? When popped, it goes away. Little sore

Oral Fordyce spots: The importance of recognising these papules as Fordyce spots is in the differential diagnosis as some sexually transmitted diseases may start off looking like Fordyce spots.Fordyce spots are generally harmless and do not require any treatment. Avoid picking or squeezing the spots. Electrosurgery and vaporising laser treatment (CO2 laser) have been used along with bichloracetic acid, photodynamic therapy, micro-punch excision surgery ...Read more

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Have PID finish meds. Dif pelvic exam and doc said down there inflamed. When open lips of vagina there is line going down and it is red from top. Cau?

Have PID finish meds. Dif pelvic exam and doc said down there inflamed.  When open lips of vagina there is line going down and it is red from top. Cau?

Maybe Yeast: I think you asked a question yesterday about inflammation. That's great finished meds. When you open lips and there is a line of red, that could be a yeast infection, which is common to get when you are on antibiotics. You can get a check from doctor to confirm, or you can try some otc anti-fungal. ...Read more

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The skin beneath my lower lip looks inflamed. There is no pain and no matter how much I moisturise, it doesn't go away. Is this some type of condition?

The skin beneath my lower lip looks inflamed. There is no pain and no matter how much I moisturise, it doesn't go away. Is this some type of condition?

Would need picture: hopefully it is just a contact dermatitis from something you ate or perhaps some kind of acidic food or drink (lemonaid?). try over the counter hydrocortisone but if persists, see dermatologist ...Read more

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EXTREMELY dry and peeling lips with inflamed red and itchy vermillion border for a month now. Nothing has helped, have to apply balm every 30 min.

EXTREMELY dry and peeling lips with inflamed red and itchy vermillion border for a month now. Nothing has helped, have to apply balm every 30 min.

Meds??: I would look at diet and any meds that you are on first but if nothing is out of the ordinary I would seek help from my local MD/dermatologist to get to the bottom of this issue. No worries. Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap for any dental questions with my special keycode: DFWMCQ! Securely video or text chat by virtual appointment. http://htap.us/28qexs ...Read more

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I have pain on my front tooth, slight pain in the jaw bone and inflamed right side of lip it has gotten progressively worse the last two days?

I have pain on my front tooth, slight pain in the jaw bone and inflamed right side of lip it has gotten progressively worse the last two days?

See dentist ASAP: You do not mention if you have a history of trauma to that area. See your dentist ASAP to rule out decay, periodontal disease and trauma related injury which might incluide swelling and inflammation. ...Read more

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I shaved my lip now I have a bump on my lip where my cupids bow is & its slightly inflamed. It doesnt hurt & I've had it for 2 days. What could it be?

I shaved my lip now I have a bump on my lip where my cupids bow is & its slightly inflamed. It doesnt hurt & I've had it for 2 days. What could it be?

Infection: Most likely this is due to irritation or perhaps infection. A topical antibiotic may or may not help but warm soaks or heat applied frequently throughout the day will promote healing. ...Read more