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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Large Lips (Overview)

Oversized Labium superius oris & Labium inferius oris.


Dr. Marvin Ott
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

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A few weeks ago, I bit my lip very hard. Since then, I have developed a large ball in my lip. It's hard and uncomfortable. Help there is no pain. But my lip sticks out more. It's about the size of a gumball.

A few weeks ago, I bit my lip very hard. Since then, I have developed a large ball in my lip. It's hard and uncomfortable. Help there is no pain. But my lip sticks out more. It's about the size of a gumball.

Mucocele: Rupture of minor salivary gland or salivary gland duct in your lips will cause the salivary deposit into soft tissue and resulting in bluish or colorless swollen ball which is called mucocele. Mucocele although painless can cause lip biting during function. Schedule your mucocele removal with your dentist/surgeon. Make sure to post op to check any other mucocele developed in the area of surgery. ...Read more

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I'm having a dime size basal cell carcinoma removed from between my nose and lip. How large should the scar be?

I'm having a dime size basal cell carcinoma removed from between my nose and lip. How large should the scar be?

Unknown: Depending upon the true extent of the cancer, the technique used, and the available tissue for closure. Obviously this can't be aswered in this forum. Talk to your surgeon. ...Read more

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I really want big full lips, how to do thiss.?

Seek..: Seek someone who specializes in aesthetics, dermatology or visit a med spa. There are topical preps that can enhance size as well as fillers that can be injected. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are full big lips bad or good?

Beauty is in: The eye of the beholder. Some people see plastic surgeons for fuller lips. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are full big lips bad or good?

Personal preference: Having large, full lips is neither good nor bad. What is considered attractive is quite individual. ...Read more

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Is having big lips a good or bad thing? How does it affect your health?

Personal preference: It does not affect your health in any way. It makes a wonderful imprint with lipstick. ...Read more

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I bit the inside of my lip and it swelled up really big. How do I get it to go down?

Ice: Apply ice or anything frozen to it for several minutes at a time over the first -24 hours. This will limit the swelling which will further recede with time ...Read more

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The side of my top lip or bottom lip swells out of nowhere, and this happens often, it irritating and feels weird, it turns redish and big.? help me

Angioedema: Sounds like angioedema of the lip. This can be associated with allergy and has similar causes and may occur in the context of hives. Non-hive related angioedema is possible as well and may be due to drug reaction/side effect, genetic cause, infection, malignancy, or autoimmunity. Treatment options are available for all of these. Notably, can be deadly if affects the throat. See Allergist. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have big vagina lips?

It is variable.: Larger labia is normal for many women. Some women who are unhappy with the appearance may seek plastic surgery consult. ...Read more

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Big swollen throbbing lips, what to do?

Allergy?: Sounds like an allergic reaction to something. I would see a doctor right away as it could progress to swelling of your tongue or airway. ...Read more

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I pireced my lip yesterday and now its swollen big, what to do?

You pierced your: Own lip? Are you trained in piercing? How sterile were the conditions? Swelling could be infectious or traumatic in nature. Recommend medical eval. ...Read more

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I really want big full lips, the kinda bee stung look, I love it! Help on how to do thiss.?

I really want big full lips, the kinda bee stung look, I love it! Help on how to do thiss.?

Seek..: Seek someone who specializes in aesthetics, dermatology or visit a med spa. There are topical preps that can enhance size as well as fillers that can be injected. ...Read more

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A friend of mine is male and he has big red patch under his lower lip and he wants to know what it could be. Could you tell me?

Red patch under lip: Have your friend check it out with his doctor. There are many possibilities and he could be infectious. ...Read more

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I took a fall yesterday and busted my lip open, the swelling is awfully big and Doesn't seem to be going down, what should I use?

I took a fall yesterday and busted my lip open, the swelling is awfully big and Doesn't seem to be going down, what should I use?

ICE: Until 72 hours then HEAT. And COMPRESSES

BTW if swelling continues INFECTION is a p;ossibility so get it checked out if this is going on past 24 hours!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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My sister has got asymmetrical big lips (vagina) not since she was born, this situation is since 5 years. What could be the problem?

My sister has got asymmetrical big lips (vagina) not since she was born, this situation is since 5 years. What could be the problem?

See below: She may have varicosities in one of the lips. This is especially seen after childbirth. Sometimes this just occurs with age and has no true disease characteristic. ...Read more