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Does the size of your lips change as you grow older?

Does the size of your lips change as you grow older?

Yes: Lips will tend to lengthen and get thinner with age. Just one more of the wonderful benefits of getting older. ...Read more

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Why may my lips change shades of pink throughout the day?

Why may my lips change shades of pink throughout the day?

Lips: It will depend on changes in your temp and BP and does not lead to any problems ...Read more

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A few months ago i found a dark brown dot in one of my vulve lips. It's round and smooth, a bit bigger than a normal dot. But hasn't changed nor grown?

Likely benign : Moles or nevi are not uncommon in this area. However, keep an eye on it and contact your physician if it changes, becomes larger, darker, bleeds, irregular, etc, . ...Read more

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My lips are getting dry when seasons change. Can i solve this?

Vaseline: Keep yourself well hydrated, keep your home humidified, and you may liberally apply vaseline or some other emollient to your lip. ...Read more

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I have super dry lips all the time what can I do to make my hurting changed lips better?

Use natural lip balm: your dry lips may be from environmental causes or related to drugs like antihistamines or those that have a drying out effect on mucus membranes, or hydration deficits. It's important to hydrate as much as possible, and make sure your other labs look normal that's ordered by your PCP. ...Read more

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What are some causes for extremely dry lips? I've never had this problem and can't think of diet or environmental changes. It happens periodically.

What are some causes for extremely dry lips? I've never had this problem and can't think of diet or environmental changes. It happens periodically.

Many things: If we discount environmental changes, causes may include: excessive lip licking, medications, age, decreased saliva production (xerostomia), decreased water intake and dry skin tendencies. Also the use of drying agents near or around the lips eg alcohol, astringents, acne medications, colognes to name a few could be the culprit. If lip balms have not helped, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can braces change the way your lips look?

Can braces change the way your lips look?

Yes: As teeth and jaws brought into better relationship, lip support, position, posture, facial drape, improves. Discuss this with a qualified orthodontic specialist who can provide you with answer that best applies to your unique problem. Orthodontists treat faces, and everyone is different. ...Read more

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Could surgery exist to change lip color?

No.: You could get lip tattoo permanent cosmetics. It hurts. Also, if you go for changing your lip color with tattooing, be sure to take the preventive Valtrex dosing to make use the pain and stress doesn't cause a cold sore herpes outbreak.. ...Read more

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Can a lower expansion appliance change the size of my chin and length of lips.

Can a lower expansion appliance change the size of my chin and length of lips.

Not really: Lower expansion appliances work by tipping out the lower teeth. They do not actually expand the bone the way upper expansion appliances do. By tipping out your lower front teeth it will change the support your lips get from your teeth and may make your lips look longer by giving them more support. By 'filling out" this part of your face it may make your chin look smaller. ...Read more

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Can cigar smoking change the colors of your lips?

Can cigar smoking change the colors of your lips?

Smoke: If affecting circulation, cyanosis or blue discoloration occurs. ...Read more

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Dry peeling lips for 3 months. No other symptoms and no change to beauty routine. What could it be?

Dry peeling lips for 3 months. No other symptoms and no change to beauty routine. What could it be?

Allergy?: I would write a journal of what you are eating to see if something is irritating the skin and make sure you are using all perfume free items. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a thick white line on my lip that has not grown or changed for months what is this?

What to do if I have a thick white line on my lip that has not grown or changed for months what is this?

Uncertain: This lesion would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more

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My lips and left fingertips are numb....What are possible causes? They stay numb but have no other noticable changes.

My lips and left fingertips are numb....What are possible causes? They stay numb but have no other noticable changes.

Numbness: The possibilities are too numerous. An adequate history and physical examination performed by your physician would help him to narrow down the possibilities. I always look for vitamin B12 and blood sugar disorders. Carpal tunnel syndrome, neck conditions, brainstem demyelinating or structural disorders, and less likely stroke or tumors. Check with your physician for actuate diagnosis. Be well. ...Read more

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Would my lips/mouth change after jaw surgery?

Lip change : Potentially. Depends what you are having done. Also, the tissues can be managed to either enhance or control the degree of change. ...Read more

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I am going to have surgical treatment of mucous cyst here in pakistan. The thing is that do the stitches on lip change the shape of your lip?

I am going to have surgical treatment of mucous cyst here in pakistan. The thing is that do the stitches on lip change the shape of your lip?

Depends: It'll be surgeon dependent and you'll need to speak to your surgeon in pakistan what their preference of excision of cyst on lip. Typically, there shouldn't be a large defect especially with the size seen in your photo. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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My bottom lip has white around the edge, which changes the shape of my lips, any means to be concerned?

Concerned yes: Skin changes have to be seen to diagnose. Certain poisonings, heavy metals, heart conditions, to benign pigment loss can cause. Call your primary care doc for an appt. ...Read more

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Im male. I have small white bumps clustered and spread out in cornre of lips they dont hurt an havent changed in 4 days. Is this HPV warts?

Im male. I have small white bumps clustered and spread out in cornre of lips they dont hurt an havent changed in 4 days. Is this HPV warts?

Cluster: It possible could be. Are you sexually active and have oral sex with men or women? If the lesion is present and not going away I would go to a dermatologist and get it biopsied and then treated. ...Read more

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Does the actual chin bone change shape? Would the chin become flatter if you pluck your lip up too much? Can the chin bone become less pointer?

Does the actual chin bone change shape? Would the chin become flatter if you pluck your lip up too much? Can the chin bone become less pointer?

No. The chin bone: being a bone, once you've reached adulthood, is structurally strong. Any changes in the appearance of the chin is a result of changes in the soft tissues above the bone or in the muscles, particularly at and below the lower lip. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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I have a very tiny bump on the inside of my lip. It has no color. Had it for 3 weeks now. No change in siZe. Not painful but I don't why. Pls help ?

Skin lesions: Well the best thing to do is to see your doctor. What brought on the lump? Did it just appear it did you bite your lip? If it does not resolve or changes at all see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 20/virgin. The inside lips of my vagina turned almost black less than a year ago and never changed back. I can't afford a check up.Possible cause?

Uncertain : this may be normal and physiologic. Since you can't afford medical care you might try a community health clinic, or contact organizations like Planned Parenthood which does checkups, and see if there's a way you can get an a evaluation. ...Read more

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Can the shape of the lips be changed during a lip augmentation? If i want my mouth to look a little wider, can a lip augmentation do this? .

Can the shape of the lips be changed during a lip augmentation? If i want my mouth to look a little wider, can a lip augmentation do this?

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Lip : Lip augmentation won't increase the width of the mouth, though it can change the shape of the lips.

Lip lift surgery can create a wider mouth (vertically) by excision skin in the area around the mouth. Check out my link below for more details. ...Read more

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I was partying last night and tried snus. now my lip is painful and red and the skin of lip look weird. is these changes permanent or dangerous.

I was partying last night and tried snus. now my lip is painful and red and the skin of lip look weird. is these changes permanent or dangerous.

No: This is an irritant reaction that will resolve in a day or two. Not recommended to continue as snus increases risk of mouth cancer. ...Read more