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Small Bump Above Lip
Bump on lip: It would be useful to have a photograph and more information. How long have you had it? How bug is it? What color is it? Does it bleed? How is grown recently? ...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
I have a small red/white bump above my lip and it hurts when I touch it... what is it, and how do I get rid of it?
I would have to see: It, it could be a pimple/cyst, or infection. See dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Possible viral infec: Hepes is most common lesion on lips. ...Read more
Fordyce spots: Fordyce spots appear as slightly raised white or yellowish bumps or spots between 1 to 5 mm in size. You may see just one or groups of 50 to 100. Although they may be present when you're born, they tend to become more prominent after puberty and can seem to appear quickly. No treatment is necessary. ...Read more
Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will his doctor be in a position to tell him what's wrong and what needs to be done to help him. ...Read more
Multiple causes: Bumps on the upper lip could be due to many causes, It depends on if they are acute or chronic. Also of there are any other symptoms associated with it. Age is a factor too. Causes can vary from herpes, to hand foot & mouth disease and many more. Further investigation is needed, & follow up adviced ...Read more
Its: Difficult to make a judgement based upon your description of two lumps on your lip we would even need a picture or better description of what is bothering you it might be nothing more than a mucosal or it could be an early herpes simplex 1 virus like a cold sore so since we can see if I apologize that I can't help you but if it persists you should see a dentist or internist for clarification ...Read more
BFRB: This is a form of a body focused repetitive behavior, like nail biting, hair pulling etc. This is difficult to stop but there are several behavioral therapy techniques that can be helpful. Go to the trich. Org website for some good direction or research. ...Read more
Herpes Simplex?: Sounds like simple Herpes simplex sore. They are somewhat painful (cold sore) and follow a viral infection. Blistex is often used (over the counter) but there R newer anti-viral agents that work faster. How R U feeling otherwise? If Blistex does not work in a couple days, show it to your primary. Do not try to bust it like a pimple. ...Read more
Treatment: You can try OTC Zink oxide cream or abreva cream. It will help, but it take a week for resolution. ...Read more
There's a small bump on the outside of my lip that's kinda painful and won't go away what is this?
Cold sore?: Hi. There are good dermatologists on here who will probably know, but I'd suspect a cold sore without more information. See your doctor for a definite diagnosis and treatment plan. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a painless white small bump on the outer left side of the lower lip. Its been there for an year or so. What could it be?
It could be: Epydermoid cyst or mucous retention cyst or cold sore or gland. See your dermatologist. ...Read more
I have small white little bumps on the corners of my lips. Any possibility of what it may be? I will be willing to send pictures.
Infection: Most likely it is some type of viral or bacterial infection. See dermatologist. ...Read more
I am a 16 year old guy and I have noticed that I have these small tiny bumps on my inner lips Could it be because of diabetes?
Randomly the tip of my top lip got hot and then a bump appeared. Small and black at the tip. Should I be worried? - I'm freaking out
Likely this is either a zit or a cold sore. Both of which go away on their own most of the time. But if the bump is getting bigger and bigger as the days go by or if it gets really painful then you could see your doctor.
For the sore you could try benzocaine (ambesol) which you can find over the counter at your pharmacy. You should not be too worried. ...Read more
Small white bumps have appeared on my top lip only. Noticed them about three days ago- now more visible. What are they & what should I do?
Exam: Get a checkup- cannot be answered online without a photo. ...Read more
Can you tell me what small bumps on my lips are? They don't hurt or irritate me and are in most parts of my lips. Please tell me what they are.
Can't dx: Can't diagnose without clinical exam and medical history. Bumps on lips can be from many things bases on size, shape, color etc. ...Read more
Have a small painless bump on the inside bottom lip does not seem to be fluid filled. Been there at least 6 month. Should I get it checked out?
Probably cyst: If grows or changes see oral surgeon but to be safe have it checked anyway, probably simple cyst ...Read more
I have small bumps on my top lip, they are soft to the touch and don't hurt or itch. They have been there for about 3 weeks, cause for concern?
Small bumps appeared and then disappeared. My lips burned, then the inside of my lips were turning purple. Now my lips seem to be discolored. Explain?
Lips burning: Have allergies? Did it occur after you ate something? Shellfish? May be allergic reaction, or autoimmune response or herpetic lesion- but that stays for a week. Would carry a benedryl on you (if not allergic to benedryl) in case it reccurs, for herpes can take lysine 500 mg 3 tabs a day. X 1 wek then 1 tab a day x 1 month. But most important: call your doctor today or go to ER ...Read more
Shaved lips and other senitive areas a week ago and had sex. Said he is clean. Have small painful bumps and cuts for three days. What could it be?
My boyfriend just woke up with small bumps under his lip led in to hi bottom lip. Not that big but very noticeable when your close. What might that be?
Cold sores are painful liquid filled blisters that can occur on the lips, roof of the mouth or the gums which are usually caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). Tingling &/or pain can herald the oncoming of cold sore 1 to 2 days prior to eruption.
Maybe acne or Fordyce spots on lips? ...Read more
A friend of mine had a lip injection put in 2 years ago. Now there are small lip bumps and discoloration of lips, but no pain. What might be the possible causes?
That depends...: ...Entirely on what substance was injected. Medical grade fillers like Restylane (dermal fillers) and juvederm dissolve within 3-6 months. Some of the longer-lasting fillers, e.g. Calcium hydroxylapatite, can cause lumps, which is why they are not supposed to be used in the lips. Ditto liquid silicone, which can cause permanent lumps. Your friend will have to find out what it was from whoever did the injecting. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more