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Lips Lining Irritation
How bad is it to overuse body washes and shave vaginal region? Is it enough to cause redness, irritation and bumps lining the labia? Concerned!
Ease up on cleansers: The vaginal mucosa produces natural proteins that protect and maintain the moisture of the vaginal lining and walls. Soaps and cleansers will eliminate this protection, alter the bacterial flora, and may cause the lining to undergone change with subsequent irritation and redness. You may want to consider a course of estrogen cream after ceasing washes and discussing with your gynecologist. ...Read more
Can nerve related problems around nasal area cause irritation, dryness and congestion in lining of the nose? And please advice what may be the cure
Red bumps on the back of tongue but no irritation or pain & w/ white lining towards back of tongue, what could this be?
I have some irritation in the stomach lining. I am getting treated, but what other steps should I take to avoid an ulcer? What should I not do?
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
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
Very unlikely: There isn't enough gentamicin present on your lips to cause irritation, unless someone was highly allergic to gentamicin to begin with. I've never heard of this being a problem before, so I think it's highly unlikely. ...Read more
On the inside of my lip I have a few patches of small ish white bumps and they don't feel like anything, no pain or irritation or anything?
Need more info: Without more information, a clinical examination would be recommended. Minor salivary glands are present inside the tissues of the lower lip that will present as small bumps that are not symptomatic unless they become occluded. ...Read more
Hi, I noticed the lining of my lips lower lips a little darker 2 days ago and today I see light spots, like the pigmentation disappearing.
Lip: Cold sore vs bacterial infection. Easy to sort out with an exam ...Read more
Eliminate liners: Panty liners should not be used for long periods of time such as all day without changing. Often they are used on the last days of a period and "forgotten about" until days end. Change the liners every 4 hours to reduce irritation and allow the vulva to evaporate moisture, or eliminate them entirely during "light days." Allow the chafed area to heal naturally and wash with an antibacterial soap. ...Read more
For years I have dry whitish patch on bottom-left side of lip. No irritation. Lip moisturizers just make if feel soft but patch remains?
Leukoplakia: I suggest an oral surgical consultation and biopsy. ...Read more
Tiny bumps on the lining of my left upper lip. I've had them for 3 months now. Not painful, you can't even see them but I can feel them. Answers?
Fordyce cysts: These cysts are benign and have no significance. ...Read more
There is small white bumps on my top lip. They don't cause pain or irritation but it's annoying. I bought a new chapstick recently can that cause it?
Possibly.: The new chapstick may be the cause. Stop it and see if it goes away. If it doesn't, see your doc. ...Read more
So I have this pimple like at my lower left lip lining fir months now. I tried removing it but I cant. It feels like its part of my skin. Its whitish?
Maybe a cyst??: You should see a good oral surgeon. If you have a cyst there he will help you deal with it appropriately. ...Read more
I have small-ish bumps right on the lining of my lower and upper lip and I've had these for around ten years. They won't go away, and over time, more appear. What are they?
They are probably:
Mucoceles small cysts filled with mucous. Speak with your Dentist for referral if they bother you!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
After cleasing my upper lip was itchy, slightly buring & very dry. Could this be just a irritation from a cold I had this week or something else?
I have a bump on the lower lining of my lip it kind of blames in with my lip but you can see it. It itches a little but done hurt what is this?
Lip bump: This may be a small cyst, but to be sure you will have to be examined by a physician, otolaryngologist or oral surgeon. ...Read more
What to do if you have irritation on the inner side of your vagina lips. .. I had sex with my boyfriend and afterwards I was irritated inside my lips?
"Lube job": Automobiles used to need "lube jobs" to keep the suspension running smoothly. Human females can also benefit from water soluble lubricants like Astroglide, & K-Y applied liberally if Mother Nature fails to do the job. Combine that with gentle intercourse and Voila! Most irritations go away. If not, see a GYN MD for evaluation for causes for the irritation. ...Read more
Rash lining and inside lips; started with itching, turned to burning later on. I have started using the vasoline and it is working wonderful, but I wanted to find out if this is most likely a skin contact rash or something ingested?
Could be either one: What you describe could come from contact with a substance, like lip product, that you came in contact with. You may be allergic to one of the components. It is also possible that you had an allergic reaction to something you ate. Try to look back over the time just before you got the rash and figure out what it might have been. It does not sound like herpes if burning went away quickly. ...Read more
Is it possible for you to apply neosporin to a blister or irritation on the inside of vaginal lip?
Neosporin isn't: Usually recommended - because it's use can set you up for drug sensitivity later on. ...Read more
I had electrolysis on my upper lip also I had small pimple on that area, have a irritation on my upper lip. What would you suggest.
My lip has been oozing pus, and no amount of Vaseline keeps my lips from feeling irritated. They're red, and has red dots lining the edges.
Depends on why: A doctor can examine the lips to see why they are inflamed. The cause of problems could be lip eczema, herpes infection, bacterial infection, fungal or yeast infection, or even some type of contact or irritant dermatitis. A topical steroid such as hydrocortisone cream and a topical antimicrobial (to stop viruses, bacteria, or yeast) may be needed. ...Read more
Irritation inside mouth under bottom and top lips. ..look like white bumps have had for 2 weeks since a dental visit.
Dental visit: What was done at that visit? What medications were put on your gums or lips? Have you discussed this with the dentist who is treating you? The best answer would be from that dentist. Give them a call. ...Read more
I have a white bump on lining on lip that hurts if I try popping it now it is sore and has been there for two months?
Approach is the same. If you have bothered it, you may have infected it.
see your doc. The doc can unroof it and biopsy it and clean it up after which it will likely heal up. ...Read more
The outer linings of my lips, where my lip line is has been swollen looking and has small puss patches and has been burning and itcthing, ?
Cannot diagnose: This must be seen and examined by a professional. Go and see your pcp and have them assess this. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a open sore on lip after having irritation from a lip products. It crusts over with a yellow crust and weeps. Is this something more serious than just an irritated lip?
Possible cold sore: This may be a cold sore which is caused by the herpes virus which you would have gotten from having the chicken pox. Check with your dentist or physician when sore is present for diagnosis. There is no cure, but medications are available to shorten the length of time the lesion is present. ...Read more