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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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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?

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?

See an allergist: This needs to be investigated. If you have not seen an allergist yet, you should, you need to have a work up of the swelling, there are things that you can react to that can cause it and also a hereditary type of angioedema that needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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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)

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)

Vitamin E creams: Vitamin e creams and ointments are available that are supposed to lighten scars and other darkened areas. There are lip bleaching agents available online (just google that) that claim to reduce darkening. ...Read more

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Will a woman become pregnant when a guy puts his penis on vagina lips? At upper side?

Will a woman become pregnant when a guy puts his penis on vagina lips? At upper side?

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

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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 ?

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

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Where can I get a breast enlargement and possible lip augmentation (upper only) and botox injections in india?

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

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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?

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

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Tiny fine bumps on lining on upper lips, what could this be?

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

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Tiny fine bumps on lining on upper lips, what could this be? Barely visible

Tiny fine bumps on lining on upper lips, what could this be? Barely visible

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

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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

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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

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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?

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

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How to cure burnt upper lips due to hot wax?

How to cure burnt upper lips due to hot wax?

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

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Upper lip shadown wont go away ?

See a Dermatologist: Any pigmentation needs evaluation by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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What can cause your upper lip to darken?

Tea: Lots of things, especially dark colored drinks. Tea is a notorious culprit. ...Read more

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What could happen if bitting the upper lip?

Upper lip: Biting your upper lip can only lead to cracked and sore lips prone to infection. If this has become a compulsive habit seek help from a psychologist. ...Read more

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Does sebaceous hyperplasia on upper lips go away?

No: They will usually not go away on their own, occasionally dermatologist can try some cosmetic things to reduce the lesions. ...Read more

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What's an effective treament for a dark upper lip?

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

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Is there a way to move your upper lip back more if it's too low?

Surgery or injectibl: Depending on the cause of the lower lip problem, it can be lifted surgically by and incision under the nose or sometimes in older individuals it can be treated with fillers or botox. It would have to be evaluated by dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon. ...Read more

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Why do I have twitching in my upper lips my lips twitch uncontrollable

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

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I have many pus filled pumps on my upper lips ..tell me what i have to do ...suggest some oral medication?

Exam: You must be examined and have the pustules cultured, after which, you will need antibiotic therapy. Please call your physician today. ...Read more

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Recently noticed a pulling sensation in my left upper lip. Almost like a twich, & I usually rub it as soon as it starts & subsides?

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

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