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Red Chapped Throbbing Lips
Woke up with my vaginal lips irritated, red and painful. Now it's still red but throbbing and swollen?
Shaved pubic area, then was sexually active without being lubricated and now outer vaginal lips are throbbing they are not red.?
I had what I thought was a pimple on around my mouth but now it became a red throbbing spot. Can you please tell me what you think it is thanks?
Need to see...: ... in order to diagnose. Without seeing the area of concern, it is impossible to know what to think it is. A pimple is still certainly a possibility; however, one also thinks of a cold sore (herpes virus) as another possible cause. If not improving and you are worried - see your doctor so they can give an actual diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a severe headache on right side of head, throbbing in the temple, and a red eye on the same side.
Needs exam: How is your vision? if its blurry and your pupil is larger on the right side then you need to see an eye doc ASAP. Please feel you eye ball if it feels hard like a golf ball compare to your other eye then it means high eye pressure. You need immediate help to lower eye pressure. You need to consult doctor for your headache and red eye. ...Read more
2 days ago I hjad throbbing head pain and upset stomach. Today I have many red bumps on the top of my mouth (hard pallet and a stuffy nose in 1 side?
Hi! I have recently got a red rash just on my top lip, it looks like I've got lipstick left on my lip. Its very dry and beginning to chap.
This month a day before my period was due I started spotting brownish red and pink for five days with very little blood on my pad all when I wiped on the tissue my breasts are sore and im tired and hungry all the time with dry chap lips?
Doctor can evaluate: There are many reasons to be tired, quite a few reasons to be hungry, and several reasons for sore breasts. A primary care doctor can evaluate to see what might be happening. There could be a hormonal problem, and the doctor can do a urine pregnancy test to rule that out. Other tests, such as blood tests, can help look for causes of hunger and fatigue. ...Read more
Some advice: Sexuality and sexually related symptoms can be very scary at any age. When you are sixteen, it is such a relief to find a doctor you can trust to help you in this confusing area. Tiaj, love yourself enough to find a doctor worthy of your trust, and have her explain this and all the other questions which will certainly come up. Good luck, young woman! ...Read more
Difficult to answer: Not sure what this redness is caused by? You may have to be more specific or even have a picture available in order to get the most accurate answer. If it's due to irritation, however, a moisturizing agent, such as vaseline, will help heal the area. Also, avoiding the irritant such as certain lip balms/lipsticks, lip licking, will greatly help. Best wishes. ...Read more
I've had itching around my lips and redness. The area has become very sensitive. What could it be and what can I do for it?
See a dermatologist: Perioral dermatitis is a specific diagnosis. Contact dermatitis may be irritant or allergic in nature. A dermatologist is your best chance to define this with you. The treatment will depend on this. Meanwhile try to avoid licking your lips & lubricate with vaseline or aquaphore 5 - 10 times a day. ...Read more
Diagnosis first: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Infection: You can have a bacterial or viral infection. Have it checked out. ...Read more
Ointment or dentist: Check with your dentist to find the cause of the redness, then you can find the proper treatment. ...Read more
Chapped vs Cheilitis: Your symptoms may be related to chapped lips if you live in a cool, dry climate. Keeping the lips moisturized with Chapstick or similar product may help in this setting. Cheilitis is inflammation of the lips or of a lip, a condition linked to nutritional deficiencies, namely vitamin B -- Riboflavin (B2) and Cyanocobalamin (B12) -- and iron deficiency anemia. ...Read more
What does it mean when you lips itch but there is no swelling or redness of lips and has been occurring for a few days now?
Maybe an allergy: Allergic reactions like hives usually present with a rash but they may start as simply itching. Also a contact dermatitis will start with itching but by several days you should be able to see a rash. Try to evaluate what new things-foods, medications, supplements you are taking recently and stop them. Have your doctor evaluate this if it persists. Antihistamines may help relieve hives. ...Read more
The left side of my lip has been throbbing all day for about 4 days. It comes and goes. My lips look completely normal though?
Throbbing lip: The sensation of "throbbing on lip" for 4 days off and on could be for several reasons. It is possible you may be starting the manifestation of herpes simplex. Or could be stress induced or nothing at all. I recommend watchful waiting and a visit to HC provider if anything changes ...Read more
I have a non really visible unless you look close redness on my lip with a. tiny bump what could it be?
Sounds normal: This doesn't sound abnormal, probably just natural variation in the appearance of your skin. But see a doctor if you remain concerned about it. ...Read more
There's some redness just below my lips. It looks like skin peeling. What is it? What could have caused it?
See below: This sounds like a contact reaction from some sort of exposure to an irritant or eczema. It could be from biting your lower lip or from licking your lips or sucking on your lower lip. It also could be from anything that you are placing in your mouth and is sticking out and rubbing below your lips. Have your doctor take a look to be sure. You can try some Vaseline or Aquaphor on the area first. ...Read more
Circular round redness on my lip only seen close up, tiny bump in the middle, doesn't hurt, what could it be?
Well: Needs exam or Photos on HealthTap to give you specific diagnosis and treatment recommend Healthtap as it ...Read more
I tried a lip pumper and it left a bluish redness above my upper lip. Help me get it off as fast as possible. I need your help?
No quick fix: It is likely that you have a bruise forming, which will actually get more vivid for a few days. There is no magic cure for it to make it go away quicker. You do want to keep moving that area so circulation will help fix the problem. Avoid any aggressive pressure on it as it may worsen the problem. It will take about a week to resolve. Covering the area with concealer cosmetics is fine. ...Read more
What could cause white dots on inside upper right lip with localized swelling/redness and pain to the touch? Girlfriends lip is noticeably swollen.
Severe throbbing pain deep in l calf x weeks. Fine one day, terrible the next x hrs. No redness or warmth. Always same spot. Worse w/ sitting. Ok jogging
See you doctor: Sounds urgent. I suggest u see a doctor asap. ...Read more
Many possibilties: Too many possibilities to hazard a guess. Is it recent, sudden, or chronic? Do you have an infection? Is there swelling, redness, blisters or sores? It could even be from something not directly related to the vagina, nerve injury, skin conditions, or vascular conditions. Many questions to answer and an exam would be neccessary to answer the question. ...Read more
Might be lip eczema: Persistent chapped lips might be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's her habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by some foods and juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more