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Lips Color Changed Into White
Yes: Lips will tend to lengthen and get thinner with age. Just one more of the wonderful benefits of getting older. ...Read more
Lips: It will depend on changes in your temp and BP and does not lead to any problems ...Read more
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?
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
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
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
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
Does the skin on ur lips change back?My lips darken cause I put something that caused irritation. it's been 2 months still the same.what can I do?
Maybe: Give it 6 months. If no change, will need to see plastic surgeon or cosmetic dermatologist to see if they can help you. Dr R ...Read more
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
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
My bottom lip is turning pink. What is the cause and what can I do to change them back to the proper color?
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
I have been smoking cigarettes from 4 years,my lips color changed to 50% black.if I stop this habit of smoking,can my lips Color go back to normal?
Possibly: May want to have that ckecked out by a dermatoligist / to make sure its not an oral malignancy. ...Read more
My lips are dark how can I lighten them up i don't smoke but when don't wear lipstick my lip color is beyond dark can I change this or just accept it?
See below: It's better to accept you for you. Trying to alter yourself ends badly more times than you'd imagine. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
I have tingling in my lower lip and left side of my chin. It usually lasts a couple of hours but changes position during that time. What could it be?
Cold sores: Those symptoms are often a precursor to a cold sore. ...Read more
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
Possible as your jaw: expands.Get a more detailed answer ›