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Pain In Lower Lip Inside
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
Habits: Pernicious habits can cause malocclusion. Sucking on lower lip can cause upper teeth to protrude and can desiccate the lower lip. Talk to your pediatrician and seek advice from a pediatric dental specialist (pedodontist). ...Read more
See Allergist: Intermittent swelling with unknown trigger could be a sign that you have idiopathic angioedema (CIA). Common triggers include heat, cold, and viral infections. CIA is more common in females, average age of onset between 30-50yrs. Medications like ACE-inhibitors can also cause random swelling. Trial of daily antihistamines like Zyrtec (cetirizine) can be beneficial, screening C4 level can help reveal cause. ...Read more
Please: Consult an ENT (Ear, nose and throat) doctor. If you have a history of tobacco use, this may need further testing. Take care and let us know how things work out. ...Read more
See MD asap!: That's a very good question. The list is long. It warrants you seeing your primary care physician or a neurologist immediately. You shouldn't want merely a list of possibilities with guesses and answers over the internet. You should want an exact and accurate answer asap! That will require you seeing someone for an evaluation. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: Don't try to remove yourself see your doctor or dermatologist. ...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
I'm worried because my "lower lips" are darker then my skin by like 4 shades is that bad, what do you suggest?
Normal: Sounds normal to me. Any concerns about wanting to change coloration of skin should be addressed by visit to dermatologist. ...Read more
Drawing sensation of the lower lip, possible slight chin involvement, no other obvious symptoms. Goes away quickly?
Anxiety: The description and transient nature of your symptoms suggest it's not due to anything of significance. The most likely cause would be anxiety. The more you focus on the area the more likely you will notice it. If the symptom should become more severe check with your doctor in the unlikely chance an underlying medical illness is causing it. ...Read more
My EBF 5 months old's middle lower lips has a tear and bleeds although when I touch it, it doesn't hurt her. Her lips are dry.
Moisturize: Moisturize with something safe like a little vaseline or aquaphor. ...Read more
Restated #: lips look fine but she has the habit at 70 to press her top & lower lip together in a repetitive way. All exams are negative. Heavy jowls?
Canker sores: You probably have canker sores which are little ulcers in the mouth that are caused by viruses. You can buy some chloroseptic over the counter anesthetic mouth spray. It comes in the original spray (which is green or in a cherry/strawberry color). The latter is more palatable (tastes better). You could gargle with warm salt water. Your physician could order viscous lidocaine as well. ...Read more
Infection or trauma: Numbness and swelling can be a sign of infection. If you did not experience and trauma to your lip and you cannot explain it go to the dentist. See if there is a tooth that is infected. ...Read more
Use Viroxyn: Although cold sores and canker sores are often confused for each other, they are not the same. Cold sores, also called a fever blister or herpes simplex type 1, are groups of painful, fluid-filled blisters. Unlike canker sores, cold sores are caused by a virus and are extremely contagious. Also, cold sores typically appear outside the mouth -- usually under the nose, around the lips, or under the. ...Read more
Lip twitch /tachycar: Please f/u with doc today and get EKG. May be too much caffeine/ energy drinks, electrolyte abnormality potassium, calcium, magnesium. May be hypo/hyperparathyroidism causing electrolyte abnormality or thyroid disease (check TSH/T4).Rarely could be lyme, or MS or postura ltachycardia syndrome. F/U w/ doc today ...Read more
Need More Info: Any rash or skin lesions require a visual assessment to properly diagnose and treat. It's hard to know what these "dots" look like. How long have they been there? Are they colored? In clusters? Do they itch or burn? Have you had them before? It could be related to your eczema or it could be something unrelated. A picture and more information could help us get to the bottom of this. ...Read more
I have small clear bumps on my upper and lower lips. I popped some of them and they went away but some of them didn't. What could they be?
HSV1: Herpes simplex is divided into two types: HSV type 1 and HSV type 2. Both of these conditions can affect your mouth or your genitals and can be spread via oral sex, but not trough clothing. There no cure for HSV infection and often stress is an aggravating factor. Cold sores generally clear up without treatment within 10-14 days. ...Read more
Usually something triggers lip swelling - infection, medications, irritation. Is it the new lipstick or lip balm that you have tried? Any new medications? Any other swellings? Any family members with similar symptoms?
Any associated symptoms - burning, itching in the lip? Is it getting worse or better? Try to answer these questions, which could help you find the answer. ...Read more
Few possibilities: Most probably trauma, either biting hard into your lip or eating a super hot food can cause clear filled blisters. It is best to see your dentist to get it evaluated, hard to diagnose without a picture. ...Read more
It could be from an accidental trauma (lip biting), and you may have broken/injured a small blood vessel. If you smoke a lot per day, or for years, this could be related. Go see your dentist for evaluation. You may need a biopsy to rule out cancer.
Scott Sazima DDS Westlake Periodontics ...Read more
Salivary glands: Our lips contain hundreds of minor salivary glands. This is what you are seeing, it is perfectly normal. ...Read more
Is most common cause of circumscribed lip numbness. Infection is probably the second most common cause. Focal neuropathy of a branch of the trigeminal nerve can occur in diabetics and with other rare conditions (polyarteritis nodosa, Pagets disease, amyloidosis, etc)
If the problem persists see a neurologist. If other symptoms occur or if the numbness spreads go to the ER ...Read more
Quivering lips can be a medical condition called hypocalcemia; how is your calcium intake? Another possibility is that you were exposed to a aerial pollutant that is causing this response.
You should be examined by a physician and blood tests should be taken to check your calcium levels, and to see if you were exposed to some aerial pollutant such as pesticide. ...Read more
See oral surgeon: See oral surgeon for exam/removal/biopsy.Get a more detailed answer ›
Lip cut: Some cuts require stitching to ensure proper healing. If the cut is superficial, there probably isn't much to do. ...Read more
Question not clear: Your question is not clear, and cannot be answered. ...Read more