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Red Line Inside Upper Lip
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
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
Doctors. Due to a lip pumper I got a bluish redness above my upper lip. I have a meeting tmrw. Pls help?
Bruising?: Could be a bruise. Bruises are indications that there is bleeding underneath the skin or within the skin due to ruptured blood vessels. The dark color you are seeing is due to the color of blood and the iron that is in your red blood cells. Bruises are most commonly due to trauma, which could be from the suction of the pumper. More info for you: http://wb. Md/1zrjW36 Hope this helps. ...Read more
I have some redness above my upper lip. Has gone down but when I wear face make up it gets all flakey. Pores are very visible. Any help?
Got my eyebrows and upper lip waxed, small bumps and redness on parts of the waxed areas? First time getting this done, how should I treat this?
Steroid cream: Try to use 10 % hydrocortisone cream 1-2x/day for a few days, if red, inflamed areas could be infected, will need to wash well daily, apply antibiotic ointment, if gets worse get to a dr. May need oral antibiotics too. Can use antihistamine too like zyrtec or benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help with rash. ...Read more
Dry redness on upper lip. Its the shape of a circle and the size of the end of a q-tip. It itched at first, now there is nothing but red-dryness?
Drylip rashvsherpes: Could be herpes if tingling, little bumps and but since only rash could be fungus or just local allergic reaction or even dry lip rash in that area, try over the counter antifungal cream like Lamisil (terbinafine) and or hydrocortisone cream 10 % for up to a week, keep lips non dry with petroleum jelly or some lip balm. Don't lick lips in cold weather, causes dry lip rash. If not better after 2-3 weeks seedr ...Read more
26y.o.Inside middle upper lip mild redness, mild burning, and more intense lip lines. Had 1year ago, left and sometimes comes n go. Doc said not worisome?
Need more info: Sounds like a viral infection. Your physician may be correct since it took a year to reappear. To be sure get a second opinion with your dentist the next time the redness returns if it does. ...Read more
Its been 9 weeks since a herpes blister appeared on my upper lip. The blister is gone but redness remains. Am I still contagious? If so, how contagiou?
No: If the blister is gone you are not contagious but it may take some time for the spot to resolve. Make sure you protect it from the sun. ...Read more
I waxed my upper lip 2 days ago but I have some redness still there how can I get rid of it without scarring? : (
HELP! I have eczema above my upper lip and its so noticeable and red. How do I get rid of/hide or cover the redness. I need an immediate cure for this?
See a dermatologist: Sometimes this is caused by prescription cortisone. Often it is treated with a calcineurin inhibitor such as pimecrolimus cream or tacrolimus ointment by prescription. This may clear it in a few hours. ...Read more
It's been 4 wks since a herpes blister appeared on my upper lip. The blister is gone but redness remains. How contagious is my outbreak still?
Oral herpes: Hi, if the blister is completely crusted then there is no risk of being contagious anymore. ...Read more
Got eyebrows and upper lip waxed on November 6, and had waxing bumps w/ white dots after. Healed w/ hydrocortisone, but redness still there?
I've had redness on my upper lip for some time now and I don't know how to get rid of it. I've used vasiline, & hydrocortisone.
Sensitive area: Pl be specific for how long you have it? See a dermatologist, describing a rash and visual are 2 different things avoid acidic foods ...Read more
I constantly have a red/dry "mustache" on my upper lip. I use benzoyl peroxide and moisturizer daily for acne. What can I do to calm redness?
Inside upper lip is a little red with tiny white dots running across. Also my lips are chapped, what should I do?
Maybe you can get a mouthwash at the pharmacy to rinse and spit out according to label directions. This might clear up the mouth issues. I would start with that as well as adding a lip balm to chapped lips.
If not better in a week you may need to be seen at the dentists. Or doctor for possible fungal infection needing prescription medication. ...Read more
I have a red dot on my upper lip. It appeared out of nowhere. Is this something to worry about? If I stretch my lip or press on it, it goes away.
Dot: It sounds like a small venous pool and is not serious at all. ...Read more
My inside upper lip is burning and red. My top lips are chapped and red. My bottom inside lips are the same. I eat spicey they swell up kt hirts been?
Red swollen lips: You may be allergic to some spice or food like tomatoes. Would change your diet for 1-2 weeks, eat bland food like white rice, avocados, no spice chicken, avoid acid food ornages, citrus, tomatos, vinegar, dressings, try Zyrtec in AM benedryl in PM, coconut or olive oil to lips (if not allergic), before bed for a week, avoid alcohol, smoking, check for herpes/ strep f/u w/doc or allergist ...Read more
What can I do to remove the dry spot on the top of my lip? For about a month now, I been having this dry spot on my whole upper lip & it itch's and its red.
You: You should be evaluated by a dermatologist or oral and maxillofacial surgeon to determine the exact nature of the problem. ...Read more
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My friend has a big red bump on his upper lip that grew 3x it's size over night. And it's painful. What could it be?
Sounds like: An infection or occult injury. Get to a doctor for accurate diagnosis, because it is difficult to tell without actually looking at it. ...Read more
For the past month or so I've had this small patch on upper lip that feels dry. It has flaked a couple of times. Not red, no puss, doesn't hurt.
Skin check by MD: Crusted, flakely spots on the skin can be caused by many factors, the most common of which is a form of sundamage known as Actinic Keratosis. This is a precancerous spot that if left untreated may progress to a true skin cancer. Early detection and early treatment is how skin cancers are avoided/cured. Seek advice from a Plastic Surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more
Starting to see a red patch (circle) on my upper lip. I have been seeing oral vesicles on the upper tip of my lip but those haven't grown in 5 days. This red dot is new.?
Could be herpes or: Other viral illness.Get a more detailed answer ›
See a Dermatologist:
Lesions and eyes and around mouth can be due to compulsive and excessive use of soap or cleaning the face, eczematous dermatitis, and occasionally infectious dermatitis.
If only contact dermatitis or eczema can be treated with anti-inflammatory creams but if you have papules or pustules with it may need anti-biotic. Must see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Rule out...: Osler-weber-rendu, if you have had them your entire life. If not, or if these do not match the description you'll read online, please forgive me -- just my idea. ...Read more
Uncertain: Rashes are common and there are many different causes. It would not be possible for us to tell you what type of rash it is or why it occurred with the available information. ...Read more
I have a red spot on my upper lip and about a day ago it was white and now gone darker What is it?
...: Please have this checked out by your doctor. It is hard to tell without proper examination. ...Read more
Three tiny white bumps on my upper lip. What could this be, I haven't felt pain or irritated by them. They're a little bit red.?
Fordyce spots: You may have Fordyce spots which are benign bumps appearing onthe lips and is not sexually transmited. See a dermatologist if they are bothersome. ...Read more
Every morning I wake up with red patches on my upper lip. Not dry and they go away within 30 minutes. Doesn't itch or burn. What is it?
Lip patches: These are likely due to pressure from sleeping position. ...Read more