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I have a numb and dry UPPER lip for 3 days. My upper lip is smooth, no chaps or flakes. But it's dry and very numb. Please help. Lower lip is fine. ?

I have a numb and dry UPPER lip for 3 days. My upper lip is smooth, no chaps or flakes. But it's dry and very numb. Please help. Lower lip is fine.

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May be lip eczema: Persistent dry lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream 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 his habit). If dry lips crack, they can get irritated by foods or juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more

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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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Is there something i can eat/home remedy to get rid off facial hairs?What causes large/visible black facial hairs? Especially on upper lips

Is there something i can eat/home remedy to get rid off facial hairs?What causes large/visible black facial hairs? Especially on upper lips

Home remedy: I think the remedy which is available at home is to be using commercially available material to discolor them or waxing them. Sometimes if they are prominent there might be hormonal imbalance that needs to be checked by your physician. If there is no hormonal issue, then laser therapy also is a temporary option. ...Read more

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How to remove blackheads from nose añd dark spots of upper cheek below eye area?which cream or medicine I should use?

How to remove blackheads from nose añd dark spots of upper cheek below eye area?which cream or medicine I should use?

See a dermatologist: Blackheads are not dirt. They are open comedones: plugged oil glands open to air which oxidizes the sebum in them. They can be mechanically expelled. Tretinoin and adapalene (retinoids) can be tricky to use but are very effective to reduce comedones. ...Read more

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Difference between Fordyce spots and lip cancer for upper lip?

Difference between Fordyce spots and lip cancer for upper lip?

Big difference: Fordyce spots (or granules) are natural findings in the oral cavity. Lip cancer looks vastly different. Your oral surgeon should have a look. ...Read more

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Upper lip chapped, tiny bumps & tingling for a few weeks now bottom lip has bigger bumps, semi-swollen & tingling. nothing is making upper lip better.

Upper lip chapped, tiny bumps & tingling for a few weeks now bottom lip has bigger bumps, semi-swollen & tingling. nothing is making upper lip better.

?herpes: I assume you aren't having a reaction to lipstick or any other agents coming in contact with your lips. A herpes simplex infection is a possibility. I recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Upper lip is wrinkly and natural color dulling?

Upper lip is wrinkly and natural color dulling?

Wrinkly Upper Lip: A normal part of aging is loosing volume in the upper lip. Wrinkling, unfortunately, also occurs. Start with a skin care regimen that include tretinoin (retin-a and others), such as obagi. Give this six months. Still not happy, go see a provider who injects dermal fillers - juvederm / Restylane - and have your wrinkles filled. Chemical peels are great for facial wrinkles. ...Read more

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My upper lip portion ( area between my mouth and nose) is bulging out. How cani fix this?

My upper lip portion ( area between my mouth and nose) is bulging out. How cani fix this?

Look for a cause: Go see your dentist who can look for infection under top front teeth. If there is a problem resolve that or see oral surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more

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The skin above my lip has started to darken, what are some homeopathic remedies I can use?

The skin above my lip has started to darken, what are some homeopathic remedies I can use?

Individualized: More information is needed to answer your question. This includes specifics about the symptom (e.g. Brown, black, yellow, red, spotted, etc.) and general health issues as well. For instance, if the discoloration has come about since using birth control pills you might benefit from sepia, along with discontinuing the medication. ...Read more

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How do I fix lip discoloration. Part of my lips are pink from cold sores.?

How do I fix lip discoloration. Part of my lips are pink from cold sores.?

Don't get Cold Sores: Your lip and tissue changes color when the healing process begins. Look at a cut or scrape on your skin. Much more pink when the healing process begins. There is a cascade of healing processes going on during the first 48 hours. The key is knowing when a cold sore is about to begin, prodermal stage. Get with your dentist or doctor to prescribe an anti-viral in this time period. ...Read more

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Have habit pulling upper lip over some of bottom lip and keeping it there to make my bottom lip look smaller. Feel this exerts pressure on upper teeth/maxilla could this lead to resorption of maxilla?

Have habit pulling upper lip over some of bottom lip and keeping it there to make my bottom lip look smaller. Feel this exerts pressure on upper teeth/maxilla could this lead to resorption of maxilla?

No: Your habit should not cause resorption of teeth or maxilla. The one exception would be if you had an insufficient band of attached gingiva with a frenum pull which would cause gum recession and possibly loss of tooth over time. Perhaps something can be done with orthodontia to improve your facial appearance so that you no longer have to engage in that habit. Why not go for a consult to find out? ...Read more

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Is there any natural remedies for a mucocele on rim of lower lip? Evening primrose? Salt solution?

Not really: Usually they will not respond to otc or home remedies. A minor office procedure will easily remove it. That is your best solution. ...Read more

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My upper lip portion ( area between my mouth and nose) is bulging out. How do I fix this?

My upper lip portion ( area between my mouth and nose) is bulging out. How do I fix this?

Eval: An ear, nose, throat consult may help to determine the cause. Based on this the physician can advise if this can be changed.Take care. ...Read more