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Infected lip stitch, any help?

Infected lip stitch, any help?

Remove?: If infected, it probably needs removing, but you should speak to your provider. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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Only half my lip hard after dermal graft lip augmentation?

Only half my lip hard after dermal graft lip augmentation?

.?bleeding: On occasion a small collection of blood may cause firmness and this should resolve but i would run this by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Half my lip hard and numb after dermal graft lip augmentation, what's wrong?

Half my lip hard and numb after dermal graft lip augmentation, what's wrong?

Probably nothing: You don't mention when you procedure was. From 4 weeks to 4 months, not uncommon for the surgical site to be firm. Numbness can occurr shortly after the procedure. ...Read more

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Can a chapped lip corner scar?

Can a chapped lip corner scar?

Chapped Lips: You may think of chapped lips as something that only happens in the winter. But the truth is, unless you take special care, your lips can get dry, sore, and scaly any time of year. http://www.webmd.com/beauty/why-your-lips-are-chapped#1 ...Read more

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Is my tongue piercing risky?

Piercing: Any piercing runs the risk of infection, excessive bleeding and of course pain. A trusted health inspected and approved facility is essential to ensure proper sterile disposable instruments. ...Read more

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Should alcohol infect my tongue piercing?

Should alcohol infect my tongue piercing?

Alcohol is not: likley to infect your piercing. BUT if your piercing is new - it certainly may cause you pain. ...Read more

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Facial blackhead caused hole on my cheek?

Facial blackhead caused hole on my cheek?

Acne: There is nothing you can do than letting it heal. Don't try to tamper with it in any way as you may harm yourself by introducing unwanted infection. ...Read more

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Can tongue piercing hurt?

Can tongue piercing hurt?

Yes, Yes, yes: Tongue piercing comes w continued pain as well as swelling, tenderness, bleeding & bruising for around 5 days. If the swelling makes it difficult to breath then you need emergent medical evaluation to ensure that your airway does not become compromised. If the tongue is seeping drainage that is other then white-colored or that is malodorous – then please seek medical care for a possible infection. ...Read more

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I have hard red bump beside tragus piercing?

Red bump tragus: If you have a red bump after tragus piercing, there may be an infection. You can have your ear evaluated for possible treatment. ...Read more

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Small lump behind my ear below new cartilage piercing?

Small lump behind my ear below new cartilage piercing?

First question is: possible infection or scar tissue, see doctor to diagnose and treat, until appointment apply topical antibiotic ointment twice a day ...Read more

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Little bump under armpit after lip piercing. Is this connected?

Little bump under armpit after lip piercing. Is this connected?

Bump: Not likely. If your piercing were infected, it would likely produce a swollen gland under your chin or jaw. If it enlarges, get it checked. ...Read more

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I have 4 painless white bumps on my upper lip after chapped lips and lip licking. Should i worry?

I have 4 painless white bumps on my upper lip after chapped lips and lip licking. Should i worry?

Fordyce Spots: Fordyce spots are normal large, superficial sebaceous (oil-producing) glands seen on the moist tissue that lines some organs and body cavities (mucosal surfaces). The "spots" are asymptomatic and can be found on the head of the penis, the inner foreskin, and, most commonly, at the border of the lips. ...Read more

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Painful bump just above tragus no piercing?

Bump: Likely a mild infection or cyst, almost like a pimple. If doesn't resolve with ice pack on it, go see someone to evaluate. ...Read more

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Can i leave my tongue pierced getting my wisdom teeth out?

Can i leave my tongue pierced getting my wisdom teeth out?

Yes: A tongue piercing, as long as it is not so large as to physically get in the way of the surgical procedure, is not a problem. It doesn't have to be removed unless the surgeon doing the case feels that it could compromise his ability to successfully perform your surgery. ...Read more

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My skin above my lip swelled up?

see your doctor: For an evaluation and examination. It may be from various causes including an allergy reaction, etc. ...Read more

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Why is my lip swollen after applying lipstick?

Why is my lip swollen after applying lipstick?

Allergy: May be allergic reaction to one of the ingredients in the lipstick. See gp, allergist, or dermatologist. And don't use the lipstick until you're examined. ...Read more

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Blister type bump on my tragus? Swollen, sore, burning sensation that turns my ear and cheek red.

Blister type bump on my tragus? Swollen, sore, burning sensation that turns my ear and cheek red.

Shingles?: If there is more than one bump (check in ear canal and behind ear lobe: very likely this could be shingles. Other viruses like coxsackie can cause this too. Of course bacterial infection cold do the same. ...Read more

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Blister on bottom inside lip ?

Blister on bottom inside lip

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Possibly herpes: Possibly oral herpes (hsv) also known as a fever blister. Another possibility is a canker sore which is different from hsv. Hsv should be treated with an oral antiviral such as acyclovir, valtrex, (valacyclovir) or famvir. Hsv is contagious and there is no cure, it can keep recurring and you are always a carrier. Canker sores are not contagious. ...Read more