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Purple Spots On Lips
Cheek bite for one: One cause can be a cheek bite that caused bleeding below the tissue, but not enough of a bite to cause a laceration or tear so that the blood leaked out into your mouth. Another reason could be a blue nevus. You should see a dentist to have the spots evaluated and then see if any treatment is needed. ...Read more
I have black purple spots in the tip of my tounge and also on my lower inside of lip.
Would like to know why ?
Important to check: There is a genetic condition called intestinal polyposis or Peutz Jegher's syndrome. Your age is not mentioned as it often becomes symptomatic in 20s. A colonoscopy is needed for diagnosis, which shows numerous polyps. The pigmented spots on the buccal mucosa are quite characteristic . Ask your PCP for gastroenterology referral. It is important. ...Read more
What would purple marks on the lips be? Like spots, almost like bruising/blood under skin but doesn't hurt. Could this be an std? Its not a cold sore.
Purple marks on lips: You have to see your doctor or a dermatologist to have a proper diagnosis. There are a number of different possibilities. The most likely is a vascular one such as a venous lake. However many lesions on the lips can reflect a systemic condition like osler-weber-rendu. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I woke up Sunday with a purple spot on my bottom lip. It's been there many years but it's never blown up and not shrunk back down. ?
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.
Yesterday I bit my lip and it doesn't hurt and I didn't even think it was that bad but now I have a spot that is purple. What can I do to make it go?
Tincture of time: Sounds like you may have broken some blood vessels. Black & Blue marks in mucosal tissues appear purple. It will gradually resolve. If still present in 10 days-2 weeks, see your Dentist. ...Read more
What would a purple spot on the lip be? It is flat and somewhat faint...But has been there for about a month. Is this something to be concerned about
I busted my lip open a few days ago and pinched a nerve. Then today I noticed a small purple spot on my lip. Bruise or blood clot?
Bruise: Relax....it is bruise, it will heal promptly. Keep area clean and cold. ...Read more
I have a painful black/purple spot on the lips of my vagina, I have the flu, I have only had one sexual partner who had no stds. What is it?
See a doctor: Without seeing and examining you it is impossible to diagnose. Go see someone, and feel better. ...Read more
Venous lakes: Most of the time these collections of blood vessels called venous lakes and can be treated with laser. If in doubt ask your primary care doctor. If they are in doubt have them refer you to a specialist. A dermatologist, facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon should be able to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Definition: This would be called blue gray spots on lips. For specific evaluation and diagnosis, see oral surgeon. ...Read more