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Pink Spot On Lower Lip
I have 4 whitish pink spots on my lower lip. Started with two. I've been told they could be comedones. How do I get rid of trapped skin cells (comedones) on my lower lip?
Depends on...: Depends on exactly where they are and what they are. Comedones are on the skin next to the lip, or right at that border. The can be removed in the same way an aestician does a facial (but the lip area is more sensitive to pain). If the spots are actually on the lip (the red area), they might not be comedones. An experienced dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon can look and discuss the options. ...Read more
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
I have dark brown spots on my lips both upper and lower lip due to excessive lip biting dry cracked lips & licking. How to get my pink lips back?
Peutz-Jeghers Synd?: Dark brown spots on the lips may be the first manifestation of peutz-jehgers syndrome. While the spots are benign, the dangerous association is with polyps in the gastrointestinal tract that can become cancerous. A family history may help sort out the diagnosis. Lip biting, chapped lips and licking will not cause these melanotic macules. See a dermatologist, and have a colonoscopy. ...Read more
Vitiligo spot on lower lip. What are my options for masking it. Light therapy is not working. It's a small spot and stable.
Many conditions: There are many possibilities. It could be a venous lake. It could be colored from nearby fillings. It could be a pigmented lesion such as a mole. Always have to consider melanoma. If it's been there a long time without changing, it's very likely a benign process. If it is new, growing, bleeding, or painful, it needs to be evaluated quickly. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Precise diagnosis: Will require a picture/seeing it. A range of conditions include cold sore/herpes simplex, canker sore, even lip cancer. It could simply be blood vessel swelling from an unrecognized trauma. You can watch and see what happens for a few days, keep it moisturized, but if persists 7-10 days, consider a visit to your Doctor/Dermatologist of sending a picture consult to HealthTap. ...Read more
27years old, light smoker had white spot on the lower lip and feels liked light tingling sensation please help. Thanks?
See a dentist ASAP: They have combined expertise in histopathologic diagnosis, clinical diagnosis and treatment of the tongue problems. Fortunately, the majority of lip problems are not serious and most can be resolved quickly, however, any white spots on lips require medical attention as it could be due to a more serious condition. ...Read more
I have a white spot on my lower lip, flat surface, kinda round with another but much tinier white spot right beside it, what could it be?
This could be any number of things. It is impossible to tell without a visual examination and additional information. Is it painful? How long has it been there? Has it ever changed?
Call your dentist or an oral surgeon for an examination. ...Read more
I have one dark spot on my lower lips. What is it really? It has been months. It is really obvious. How to get rid of it and is it a disease?
Should be seen: You should be seen by your health care provider since it has been there for months. ...Read more
My son has a dark spot on his lower lip. It's been there for around 7 months. He's had no side effects and no issues with dryness or any pain.?
Photo: Please send us a photo to help. Could be a mole/Nevus but need photo. ...Read more
TreatIng skin spots: Most flat dark spots (macula) can be treated with combinations of creams - retin-a, hydroquinnone and others. Common energy based therapies include certain lasers and ipl (intense pulsed light). Any dark spot should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more
I have a red patch on one side inside my lower lip and it has a little white spot on it, what could it be?
It depends: There are a variety of things than can cause mucosal lesions inside your mouth. Common causes are trauma (biting it accidentally when awake or asleep), or an ulcer. Ulcers can come from a variety of things such as viral infections, autoimmune disorders. More rarely, causes can include hereditary diseases and cancer. Your health history will help your doctor determine the exact cause of your lesion ...Read more
I noticed a purplish brown spot o n the left side of my lower lip afew yrs ago its flat and sorta looks like a blemish. What could this be?
Consultation advised: Sorry for your problem. Would like to help but need to see area. An online INBOX TEXT consultation at Health Tap may be helpful. You can upload images of your rash as well as the history of your present problem. You NEED TO BE AVAILABLE during the day to answer any questions your consultant may have. Several images of the involved area in sharp focus and including closeups would be helpful. ...Read more
Hi, I've like 2 yeards with a dark/purple spot under my lower lip. It doesn't hurt me. I want to know what it is. Sometimes it looks darker.
I had a black spot on the inside of my lower lip. At first I thought it was nothing but fast forward 3 weeks nd they are now 3 large spots. Pls help.
Lip: Hard to tell without a picture but I would check it out with an ENT or oral surgeon to see if it needs to be biopsied ...Read more
I have a light pink spot on my lip from years of picking my lip. What can I use to get it back to match the tone of the rest of my lip?
Options:: Talk to a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or doc whose practice includes aesthetic medicine about your choices. Or get a lip tattoo that matches the color. ...Read more
Small white spots on right side of lower lip. One spot I messed with n its swollen for a day. I do bite my lips. Websites are freaking me out?
Itchy red spot on lip, peels off and cycles again. Last year it spread from up lip to lower but suddenly disappeared;after months is back. What is it?
Hello, I have a strange spot inside Lower lip that feels raw and looks strange. It does not hurt or feel swollen. I have a dentist appointment in two?
Suspicious Lesion?: Any white suspicious lesion on the tongue that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks, should be evaluated. See your doctor for eval. ...Read more
There's a spot on my lip that's always dry and peeling and I find little cuts inside my lower lip?
I have spot on my lower lip that will not go away I do smoke and I have tanned. Could it be an abscess or possibly cancer of the lip.?
I have an itchy spot right under my lower lip. It itches and it has clear liquid, then when it dries it becomes flakey. What could this be?
Cold Sore: Might be a cold sore or a blister due to irritation or infection. Could even be a hive that has filled with fluid. ...Read more
I have had a flat dark spot on my lower lip for 2 weeks. It feels like I have fluid in it and up close it looks more like a bruise. What could it be?
After I picked the cold sore now I'm left with this pink spot on my lip. Will this pink spot go away? It's been 2 weeks now. I've been applying Neospo
I have a strange non painful spot inside lower lip. It's not swollen or anything just feels raw with my tongue. I have a dentist appointment in two we?
Wait two weeks: A general rule of thumb is to have any lesion in the mouth that persists two weeks or more evaluated by your dentist. Most lesions like you describe are benign but may still need removal if they persist. ...Read more
Lower right inside lip lump. Feels and moves like a neck gland. Piercing years ago near spot. Regular in color. No pain. Should I concern? Mucole?
Scar tissue: As long as not growing or changing in color, likely scar tissue. ...Read more
I justhad a cold sore. The scab came off and the skin looks pink. However. When I stretch the skin of my lip there is a huge white spot. What is it?
Healing Skin: The white skin and perhaps fluid is a collection of healing tissues and white blood cells. It should get better in the next few days ...Read more
Eczema/dry spot below lower lip with tiny red dots in it and slight dry feeling on lips despite putting lip balm and bepanthen cream on it, what to do?
Hard to way: Without a photo, I cannot be sure what the problem is. You could be allergic to one of the products you are using. Are you licking the area a lot? This would make it worse. Your best bet is to see a dermatologist who does patch testing, to see if you are allergic to something you are using. ...Read more
There is light black spot on lip. Press=pink-black. It feels pins/burn for 1 mo, even light touch. Looks raised, but feel flat. A bit lighter. Biopsy?
See doctor: If you have been treated for this or any condition and it did not go away you need to be re-evaluated. Any changes in skin color or texture should be evaluated. ...Read more