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I have a purple vein growing from where the gum under my bottom teeth connects to my lip. What is this?

I have a purple vein growing from where the gum under my bottom teeth connects to my lip. What is this?

Vein?: It sounds like you might be right. It might be a normal vein near the surface of your gums\mucosa. Similar to when people have varicose veins in their legs. See your own dentist to evaluate and confirm this. ...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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Why would someones nose and lips turn purple and the cheeks you can see the vessels?

Why would someones nose and lips turn purple and the cheeks you can see the vessels?

No idea: The best in these unusual complaint is to show yourself when you observe these changes on the nose and lips. I have never seen such a case therefore I can't be much of help to you! Hopefully other colleagues responses will satisfy you more! ...Read more

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Circle purple vein under skin on uncut penis head. 4 normal veins flow into it, bulges a little and more when erect, no pain, maybe 1/4 size of penny?

Circle purple vein under skin on uncut penis head. 4 normal veins flow into it, bulges a little and more when erect, no pain, maybe 1/4 size of penny?

Venous hemangioma: This is a benign blood vessel proliferation or also called the blood bessel tumor called hemangioma there benign vascular tumors tangled small vessels they can bleed and grow slowly removing is difficult as they are very vascular and bleeding is a problem you should consult urologist. ...Read more

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I have a subtle bump in my cheek at the corner of my mouth. It has a lot of purple veins around that area only. Why is that?

I have a subtle bump in my cheek at the corner of my mouth. It has a lot of purple veins around that area only. Why is that?

Lesion in mouth: Hello,
It is somewhat difficult to answer this question without a picture but sounds like your a describing a venous lake. This is a benign vascular lesions. Other thoughts include a traumatic lesion (i.e. from biting the inside of the mouth) creating a pocket of trapped blood or a mole. Prob best to have it evaluated. Good luck. Dr. Kosari. ...Read more

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I have these deep purple veins in my mouth upper cheek on the left side and two red spots what can I do to calm the pain or what should I do?

I have these deep purple veins in my mouth upper cheek on the left side and two red spots what can I do to calm the pain or what should I do?

See Your Dentist: If you are having pain in your cheek or mouth, and are uncertain of the cause, you should see your dentist for evaluation and treatment as indicated. It is difficult to provide you with a more definitive recommendation without more information or visualization of the affected area (s). ...Read more

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Hi have a lump on my head behind my ear and also a purple area higher up with a swollen vein running through it?

Hi have a lump on my head behind my ear and also a purple area higher up with a swollen vein running through it?

It depends: Thanks for asking! Your question is difficult to answer based on the information you gave. If this is new and concerning, I would consider having a physician evaluate you to better understand what your problem is and if there is anything that needs to be done. ...Read more

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I have veins inside and outside my mouth and throat hurts bad and purple inside mouth what is it?

I have veins inside and outside my mouth and throat hurts bad and purple inside mouth what is it?

See a doctor: This needs a personal examination in order to be accurately diagnosed. It sounds severe, so please go asap and see someone. Good luck. ...Read more

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What would a purple spot on my lip be?

What would a purple spot on my lip be?

Lip lesion: Typically these are small hemangiomas, benign collections of blood vessels. ...Read more

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What can this purple lump in my lip be?

Hemangioma: A pooling of blood just under the thin tisue. ...Read more

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What causes you to bleed dark brown of your bottom lip and then it turns purple and swells up.

What causes you to bleed dark brown of your bottom lip and then it turns purple and swells up.

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Any abnormal bleeding should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi I am Emma I have a purple line on my mouth on the lower lip I am 18 what can I do and what is it????? : (

Hi I am Emma I have a purple line on my mouth on the lower lip I am 18 what can I do and what is it????? : (

Blood vessel: Sometimes there is a blood vessel that you can see, especially on the inside of the lips. It would be a good idea to have your doctor look at it and make sure that it is nothing serious. ...Read more

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I have black purple spots in the tip of my tounge and also on my lower inside of lip. Would like to know why?

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

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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.?

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.?

Sound like a blood: Blister, a swollen vein. Perhaps from biting at the smaller bump that is always there. Warn compresses and it should resolve again but see your doctor immediately (or the ER) if this turns into an expanding blood pocket down the face or neck. ...Read more

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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.

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.

See dermatologist: Please see a dermatologist to have this spot on your face examined, since you're concerned about it. It's hard to know what it is without seeing it, and dermatologists are specialists for skin problems. ...Read more

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I did the kylie jenner lip challenge and about two hours later I noticed my lips are still numb and tingly, there slightly purple what should I do?

I did the kylie jenner lip challenge and about two hours later I noticed my lips are still numb and tingly, there slightly purple what should I do?

Don't do it again: You can cause not just swelling but bruising, pain, and permanent disfiguration with repeated attempts.

http://www. Washingtonpost. Com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/04/21/kylie-jenner-challenge-the-dangers-of-plumping-that-pout/ ...Read more

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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?

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

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Why does my bottom lips keep changing purple?

Why does my bottom lips keep changing purple?

Bite or suck: If you periodically bite or suck or smack your
lips you can see different color.
If not you need to check you blood count. ...Read more

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What could cause purple swollen lips?

Many causes: Purple lips, also known as cyanosis in medical terminology, is caused by the discoloration of the skin and membranes. The area that is affected by cyanosis appears to be bluish in color. Though purple lips can be caused due to cold weather, it can also be a cause for concern, as it may be a symptom of underlying diseases related to the heart and respiratory system. ...Read more

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Broken vein on the top of my lip?

Broken vein on the top of my lip?

Can happen: Your lips have a lot of blood flow/supply. A broken vein can happen. Venous lakes can occur as well. ...Read more

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How to prevent purple lips while smoking?

Don't smoke: I am not aware of any way to prevent the darkening of skin or lips when exposed to tobacco smoke. Seriously, why find a way to prevent a cosmetic effect of a drug which is the number one preventible cause of death in the us (as well as elsewhere), causing premature heart disease, stroke, cancer, emphysema, bronchitis and dozens of other serious health problems, as well as fires ;other accidents? ...Read more

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Why does my one week old baby lips turn purple?

See below: Get seen asap. Central cyanosis (blue lips, etc.) is a potentially very dangerous symptom of life threatening processes going on. Go to er now. ...Read more

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How would I be able to tell if I have a popped vein in my lip?

Bruise: If you have popped a vein in your lip, the lip will swell and look bruised. ...Read more

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I have a purple dot on my lip. By the way I smoke so I don't know if that causes anything?

Venous Lake: Venous lakes manifest as dark blue-to-violaceous compressible papules caused by dilation of venules. They were first described in 1956 by bean and walsh, who noted their compressibility and predilection for sun-exposed skin, especially the ears of elderly patients. Although benign, venous lakes are important because of their mimicry of malignant lesions, such as melanoma and pigmented basal cell. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more