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Dr. Laura Anissian
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I have a patch of small painless bumps on my upper lip..they just feel like dry skin and are barely visible. They appear frequently, what are they?

I have a patch of small painless bumps on my upper lip..they just feel like dry skin and are barely visible. They appear frequently, what are they?

Pattern?: Please keep a log book to see if there is relation to certain type of food intake or use of toothpaste, mouthwash or lipstick/chapstick that is associated with the appearance of the bumps. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Bornfeld
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I have a small bump on my lower lip that has grown. It is painless and almost unnoticeable. I've had it for about a year now and am worried about it. ?

I have a small bump on my lower lip that has grown. It is painless and almost unnoticeable. I've had it for about a year now and am worried about it. ?

A better strategy...: Although a substantial majority of bumps on the lower lip are innocent lesions (e.g., mucous retention cysts, venous lakes, or cold sores), some are not. Worrying about them is not productive; finding out whether the bump requires treatment is more beneficial. You need to schedule a diagnostic appointment with your dentist to evaluate the bump so its significance can be determined. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin
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Woke up and a part of my inner bottom lip felt bumpy. I looked and saw a a bit of redness and two small painless white bumps. Did I bite it?

Woke up and a part of my inner bottom lip felt bumpy. I looked and saw a a bit of redness and two small painless white bumps. Did I bite it?

Canker sores: Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. If concerned see your dentist for laser treatment, immediate solution. ...Read more

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Dr. John Munshower
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I have a small painless bump on the surface of my upper lip. What could that be?

I have a small painless bump on the surface of my upper lip. What could that be?

I do not know: Without doing a physical it is tough to say what the bump is, but a guess would be possibly the beginning of a type of cold sore? If it worsens or does not go away, get an evaluation. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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I have a small, painless, non-discolored bump on the outer edge of my upper lip (thats barely noticeable), what could it be?

See a doctor: a skin lesions and lumps and bumps are the hardest one to advised about on line. the lack of a picture or visual diagnosis will make it impossible, the list of possibilities are too long to discuss. so for your peace of mind, go and see a doctor, or you can ask your question in a live vedeo consult here at health tap where the physician might be able to visualize the lesion, and give an opinion. ...Read more

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Dr. Diane Minich
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I have a small bump on my vagina lip.. Painless.. Flesh colored.. I shaved.. Could that be why?

I have a small bump on my vagina lip.. Painless.. Flesh colored.. I shaved.. Could that be why?

No: There is no hair follicles on mucosal surface which is the covering at the vaginal lip. A small painless bump maybe the beginning of genital wart before it reaches the stage of taking on a warty, cauliflower like appearance. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
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I have a small whitish colored blister like bump on my lip that has been there for over a year now. It is painless and comes and goes.

I have a small whitish colored blister like bump on my lip that has been there for over a year now. It is painless and comes and goes.

Cyst.: Sounds like an epidermal cyst, but there are several other possibilities. Let a dermatologist look at it, tell you exactly what it is, and what can be done about it. ...Read more

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