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Why do lips go white?

Why do lips go white?

Raynaud's symptoms?: Raynaud's phenomenon usually affects the fingers and toes, but has been known to affect also the nose, ears, nipples, and lips. The treatment should be the same, identifying the triggers and avoiding the triggers. Auto-immune disorders, drug side effects, occupational situations, and other causes can be treated if they are causing raynaud's phenomenon. ...Read more

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Do lips grow over time?

Do lips grow over time?

No: Your lips don't grow anymore once you've reached adulthood. The effects of aging change the way they look. ...Read more

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Do lips grow as you age?

Do lips grow as you age?

Yes and no: During active growth, birth to the end of skeletal and soft tissue maturation, the lips do grow, in relation to the jaw to which they are attached. As one passes through their third or fourth decade, tissue fluid and particularly tissue elasticity are lost and the lips actually thin or "recede". Look at aged people and you will notice wrinkling & a more sunken appearance to the middle of the face. ...Read more

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What causes tingly lips?

What causes tingly lips?

Usually: Hyperventilation, but low calcium can cause it too. If it is localized, it could be herpes. If it persists, consult your doctor. Impossible to say for sure with this brief description. ...Read more

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Why do my lips look white?

Why do my lips look white?

Hard to say!: Lips can appear white if they are dry sometimes. Also, if you have anemia they can look pale. Please see your doc and find out why the color has changed. Or consider a Healthtap Prime Consult, where you can have a virtual visit with a doc who can help you sort out what may be happening. ...Read more

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How can I lighten my lips?

How can I lighten my lips?

Well: See a cosmetic dermatologist or plastic surgeon for chemicals I could lighten your lips ...Read more

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What causes lips to turn white?

What causes lips to turn white?

If truly WHITE: Then the only cause I can think of is extremely low blood pressure. However, if you have another condition such as a rash that makes the REST of your face red, like measles, it could make the lips seem white in comparison. ...Read more

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What does white lips on kids mean?

Blood supply: Blood supply is low. At that moment. Depends on when it is happening. (like if scared)...It is a vascular response and the blood is low in the lips temporarily. It will return) if it is happening frequently, see your pediatrician. It helps too if you take a picture when it happens (if you can) as (with a car making noise) it won't happen when you go to the doctor. ...Read more

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My lips are getting dry day by day?

See details: Then use a moisturing lip balm several times daily. ...Read more

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Can we apply vicks vapirub on lips?

Can we apply vicks vapirub on lips?

Vicks ointment: Apply Vicks Vaporub on lips, chest, bottom children feet at bedtime for upper respiratory problem. ...Read more

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Why are my lips are always chapped!?

Evaporation: Chapped lips are often caused by wetting them and having them wind dried. Moisturizers like chap stick do help an avoiding licking your lips especially in the winter.
If it is a severe problem see a dermatologist to make sure you do not have any medical condition or immune disorder. ...Read more

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Why do my lips stick together 24/7.?

Why do my lips stick together 24/7.?

Don't know.: Your dentist could check this out. Thick, dry saliva might make them stickier. ...Read more

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How can I thin my naturally fat lips?

Surgical: Women pay a lot of money to make their lips plumper through surgery. I know of no way other than cosmetic surgery to reduce lip fullness.. ...Read more

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How can I treat my severe soure lips?

Go to doctor: The reason for the sore lip is needed, so the diagnosis. From the diagnosis a treatment plan can be made. You might have just bit your lip or other pathology's can cause this. Get evaluated. ...Read more

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Will pure shear butter lighten my lips?

Will pure shear butter lighten my lips?

Shea butter?: Shea butter will not lighten your lips. ...Read more

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My lips are really dry. What should I do?

Dry lips: Be sure to keep them moisturized with lipstick or some lip moisturizer. ...Read more

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What are the causes of lips turning black?

Sun exposure: Sun exposure could be the cause. Hormonal changes could be the cause. If its a specific area it should be examined and biopsied for safety. ...Read more

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Why do men love full pouty lips on a woman?

Why do men love full pouty lips on a woman?

Not all guys do!: Everyone is different. Some like fuller lips while others like thinner lips. To each his/her own. Same w/lip color, hair color, eye color, body type, etc. Anthropologists have suggested that certain body part variations are associated w/more successful breeding. What's important isn't what "guys in general" think or like but rather what "your guy" thinks & likes about you. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my lips are always dry?

Mult. Possibilities: May be dehydrated, so drink more water. Or if licking your lips often, use moisture cream until dryness clears up. If problem continues see your doctor to make sure it's not caused by another medical problem. ...Read more

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Why does my lips hurts all winter every year?

Dry lips: Sound as though the lips may be too dry, causing them to have micro crack that would lend them to being painful on a daily basis. ...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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My 3 mnths old has white patches on her lips.?

Crusty?: Ask your pediatrician. It is probably ok but good to ask questions. ...Read more

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My lips are getting darker but I'm not smoker?

Lifestyle conditions: Black or darkened lips can be caused by serious illness, such as cancer, but more often, this condition is due to lifestyle. If someone is already darker-skinned, certain behaviors like coffee or wine drinking, smoking, and sun exposure will cause the lips to turn black. ...Read more

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Is there any way to get bigger lips naturally?

Is there any way to get bigger lips naturally?

Depends: There are creams and products that stimulate collagen or deliver hyaluronic acid to the lips. However the result is minimal. The gold standard for filler has been fat grafting, where your own fat can be harvested and placed strategically to the lips. ...Read more

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What happens to lips after injections wear off?

Decreased volume: As the filler in lips decreases, the volume of the lip will slowly decrease. I have found that when patients are more regular with their fillers, it seems to last longer and longer than the patients who come in only after it wears off. ...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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Extreme drying of lips. .. What should be done?

Drink water: This is most likely due to dehydration, drink plenty of fluids and use lip balm. ...Read more