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Dr. Shari Jackson
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Large Lips (Overview)

Oversized Labium superius oris & Labium inferius oris.


Dr. Shari Jackson
4 doctors shared insights

Large Lips (Overview)

Oversized Labium superius oris & Labium inferius oris.


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I am a black female with large lips that get chapped all day long, is there a way to prevent/cure the chapping?

Lip Balm: Best way to keep them moist is a good lip balm a number of times per day. Burt's bbes or any other organic lip balm is best way to keep them moist and not expose you to any unwanted chemicals. ...Read more

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I have extremely large lips and look really ugly I have vitually no boyfriends any advice?

I have extremely large lips and look really ugly I have vitually no boyfriends any advice?

Cosmetic : Try to decrease notice of feet by using dark pants and shoes. With the lips you can use cosmetic therapies ie foundations to decrease the apparent size of lips. Go to a dept store and get some free cosmetic trials. ...Read more

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My friend has large lips and fake looking cheeks after surgey, what went wrong?

My friend has large lips and fake looking cheeks after surgey, what went wrong?

Need time to heal?: Without knowing type of surgery cannot tell but i would go back to your surgeon. Often you will be told not to judge until healing has fully taken place. ...Read more

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I am a black female with large lips that get chapped all day long, is there a way to prevent/cure the chapping?

Lip Balm: Best way to keep them moist is a good lip balm a number of times per day. Burt's bbes or any other organic lip balm is best way to keep them moist and not expose you to any unwanted chemicals. ...Read more

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I have extremely large lips and feet I look really ugly. Any advice would be good?

I have extremely large lips and feet I look really ugly. Any advice would be good?

Cosmetic : Try to decrease notice of feet by using dark pants and shoes. With the lips you can use cosmetic therapies ie foundations to decrease the apparent size of lips. Go to a dept store and get some free cosmetic trials. ...Read more

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I had some very tiny white bumps on my lips that now seem to be forming into larger splotches. Lips are also very leathery.

Need exam: You should have this examined by your primary care. Timing of exam depends on severity and duration of rash. Ask if dermatology referral is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What causes people to have large or small lips?

Heridiary: Swelling if of short duration can be from infection, biting during eating, kissing. ...Read more

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Woke up with inside of my upper lip large swelling why?

Allergy or trauma: Think of what was eaten before retiring, if you are allergic that could be the cause. Trauma? ...Read more

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I have a small brown spot on my upper lipline. It is somehow swollen and when I pinch it, it feels hard and painful.It looks large, underneath my lip.

I have a small brown spot on my upper lipline. It is somehow swollen and when I pinch it, it feels hard and painful.It looks large, underneath my lip.

See a Dermatologist: A brown lip lesion which has depth to it and feels like a lump needs to be looked at by a dermatologist. There are multiple reasons and possibilities. Therefore unless one is to see a picture of it or feel it with his hands it is impossible to tell you what needs to be done. I would not squeeze any longer. I wouldn't worry about it since brown spots on the lips are common but it needs to be seen. ...Read more

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Is it worth it to get lip implants for a larger mouth and lips?

Fillers or Fat Graft: Hyaluronic Acid fillers such as Juvederm and Restylane (dermal fillers) temporarily plump the lips and can last approximately 6 months to a year, depending on the filler. Fat grafts are obtained from a patient's own fat through liposuctioning areas such as inner thighs or abdomen and carefully injecting it into the lips. Fat grafts can last for months and sometimes years, though this depends on the individual. ...Read more

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Woke up to a very large swollen upper lip. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and ice pack hasn't helped.

Woke up to a very large swollen upper lip.  Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and ice pack hasn't helped.

Possible allergy: It's possible it may be allergy related. If it persists and doesn't reduce in size please see a doctor for additional treatment options. You may a short steroid burst. Best of luck! ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a large zit on my lip?

Drainage : See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more