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What is a round swollen circle in the middle of my vermillon on my lip, upper lip, it wont go down or go away?
See doctor: for an evaluation and diagnosis.Cannot diagnose this over the internet. ...Read more
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
Angioedema only on my upper r lip, upper r cheek x yrs.Intolerance to temp changes from cold/hot- hives all over. Fingers always look kind red/swollen?
I recently quit after 5 years of smoking. Are there any medications i can use to lighten up my darkened lips? (the upper lip is specially dark)
How can I prevent dry skin around my lips? My upper lips skin which is connected to my nose is constantly dry. Any suggestion on how to cure this?
Dry: A fragrance free cream such as cereve or cetaphil may be tried a couple times a day. If condition does not improve see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Probably not, but...: Your current sex practice is much like positioning your hairs next to fire, which may lead to accidental hair-burning. So, exercise a more adequate precaution against pregnancy than what you have taken, although the likelihood for sperms in semen to fertilize egg is extremely slim, almost next to zero. ...Read more
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
Where can I get a breast enlargement and possible lip augmentation (upper only) and botox injections in india?
Referral: Ask your primary medical doctor for a recommendation of a reputable doctor in your area. You can also check with the local medical societies, or contact the american society of plastic surgery (www.Plasticsurgery.Org) to find out if there are any international members close to you. ...Read more
Peeling skin inside mouth on cheeks and inside of lips both upper and lower. Almost look like blisters, and or dry skin painful lasts about a week?
Depends: There are multiple conditions that may cause your skin to peel inside your mouth. Including infections like hand and mouth disease, drug reactions like stevens johnsons syndrome, immune system disorders like pemphigus go to a doctor for evaluation. They can do labs and biopsy the skin to find out why. ...Read more
Cold sores: Cold sores (also called fever blisters.) groups of fluid-filled blisters that often erupt around the lips and sometimes under the nose or around the chin. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 and are very contagious. The initial infection (primary herpes) may be confused with a cold or flu and can cause painful lesions to erupt throughout the mouth. Once a person is infected wi. ...Read more
Bumps upper lips: May be Fordyce spot's sebaceous glands variants which are harmless rarely if concerning laser is used ot remove them, ,or herpes which is infectious and can be treated wiht acyclovir- do not touch the lesions or if you do wash your hands because it can be spread by hands to fingers eyes. , or acne or rarely milia when keratin is trapped below the skin , very rarely cancer .f/u /w/ doc ...Read more
My wife has hair in upper lips. How can we remove that? And how long it will take? Is there any home remedies?
Upper lip hair: This sounds a pure cosmetic nuisance. There is a # of over-the-counter products that may help her shave/peel the unwanted hair. The drawback is that the hair will recur and some of those products may be associated with significant but usually short lived discomfort during their use. Laser removal or electrolysis are more permanent ways to get rid of that. They can also be painful and also costly. ...Read more
My upper lips swells up, and i get white patches under the lip too.
This has happened three times in the last year.
Angioedema: Swelling of the tongue, lips, throat and area around the eyes is often caused by angioedema. Angioedema is caused by the release of histamine into the skin by allergic cells such as mast cells. This is the same process that causes urticaria, or hives, but angioedema occurs in deeper skin tissues such as the lips, tongue, throat, around the eyes, hands, feet and genitals. ...Read more
Hi .. 3 days a go i had small lump in my upper lips and today i've got like small white tash on the left side of lips..What is it ? Thanks for help
I got 4 antirabbies shots last year2012 because my dog bit me.I got bitten again by 2mnths old puppy in my upper lips do ineed to take shotsofvaccine?
Rabies question.....: Have your doctor run a "rabies titer". This will answer whether your body has enough antibodies to protect you from rabies. Additionally, you can call your health department, they have a rabies expert on staff to answer these questions. However, if your 2 mo puppie has no symptoms it will be of relatively low risk. ...Read more
Give it time: There isn't much you can do to speed up healing. You are 18 and so should heal relatively fast. Just keep area dry and clean and once healed, you may use some vitamine to hopefully minimize scarring. Also, use of sunscreen is important because that area is more susceptible to sun damage. Becareful. Good luck. ...Read more
Hi. Im 16 And I have a question for you droctor.I use to wax and plucking my upper lips.And now my upper lips are dark.Why it happen? Tell solution...
Contusion: I would think this would be some type of bruising ...Read more
Look for the cause: Most of the time there is a cause and effect. If cause is due to pigmentation natural then you have to accept that as part of natures gift. Some times it can be due to skin disease for which see dermatologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Dark Upper Lip: I do not believe it means anything. ...Read more
Too vague: How old are you? Is the twitch intermittant or constant? How long do you have this? Is it getting worse or the same? Some are not significant, some can be pathological. You should have an exam to determine if you need a neurological consult. ...Read more
I have many pus filled pumps on my upper lips ..tell me what i have to do ...suggest some oral medication?
I have been using porcelana for brown patch above upper lip for 1 week and see no difference, should I give it more time?
Probably not: See your dermatologist if you want a medication that will really work. ...Read more
Recently noticed a pulling sensation in my left upper lip. Almost like a twich, & I usually rub it as soon as it starts & subsides?
Many possibilities: May be an orofacial tic/spasm or may be some issue with the lip or the mouth itself or may reflect an underlying medical disorder - low calcium can present with facial numbness/spasms etc. So best to see a doctor as will need further detailed history, physical examination and may if cause unclear need tests. All the best ...Read more