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Tiny Bumps On Upper Lip
Lip lesions: White bumps on the upper lip could be a number of things. The most common of which are specialized glands called Fordyce spots. In order to be certain, I recommend you consult a dermatologist to rule out other possibilities including flat wart, milia, etc. ...Read more
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I have tiny bumps on my upper lip. You can barely see them but I feel them. They also itch sometimes. I use vaseline. What do I do to get rid of them?
Tiny bumps: There are several possible causes of bumps on your upper lip - are you having a reaction to a cosmetic cream or lipstick? Best to see your doctor to have them looked at for a more definitive diagnosis and recommendation. ...Read more
Tiny red bumps above upper lip and below nose for a month now. Not painful or itchy. Haven't changed lotion/makeup/kleenex. How should I treat?
Faisal eruptions: It is unfortunate that I am not able to see the eruption you have, but there are many conditions which can produce these lesions. Among those conditions are seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, Steroid acne from topical steroid use., and others. In order to sort this out you will see your Dermatologist as soon as possible. ...Read more
Why do I have tiny white bumps on my upper lip and does not hurt and it is only on my upperlip. Could you please give me some possible answers?
Need more info: Skin conditions are very difficult to comment upon without seeing them. Do you mean lip or the skin between your nose and lip? Are the bumps raised or flat? Are they less than a millimeter across? How long have they been there? Do they change? Come and go? Best to see your doctor for proper assessment. ...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
I have a development of very tiny white bumps on my upper lip, Initially they were toward the corner of my mouth but now al the way along. What is it?
New lipstick?: Sudden rashes or bumps can be due to a new skin care product, cosmetic, sunscreen, or lip gloss, or even toothpaste or mouthwash. Stop anything new that you have begun using in the last month, including soaps, detergents, perfumes, etc. If this does not resolve in a few days, see a doc for a better answer based on an in-person exam. ...Read more
I have a tiny small raised bump on my upper lip. There is no pain and I just noticed it today. Wondering what it might be and if I should be worried.
Get it checked if: It is difficult to say whether it is something to worry about or not. My best advice is to see if it resolves (goes away) in a few days. If it does, nothing to worry about. If it does get bigger, painful or worse, then you should have your primary care physician look at it. Mostly likely it isn't something to worry about. ...Read more
Tiny red bumps on upper & lower lips did not appear until a day or two after I spent time with my boyfriend & No signs of them on Vaginal area.?
Lip rash: Lips have small glands in them just like other parts of the skin that keep the skin soft. It's possible that whatever activity you engaged in may have irritated the skin and caused these symptoms. Other things to consider are any new exposures that could have irritated your skin such as a new lipstick or even latex exposure. Safe sex is very important and good to talk to your partner about it. ...Read more
Have tiny bumps on both upper & lower lips. They feel like sandpaper. Never had cold sores bfore & not sexually active. What can it be & how to treat it?
Cold sores: Cold sores (also called fever blisters.) groups of fluid-filled blisters that often erupt around the lips and sometimes under the nose or around the chin. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 and are very contagious. The initial infection (primary herpes) may be confused with a cold or flu and can cause painful lesions to erupt throughout the mouth. Once a person is infected wi. ...Read more
Bumps upper lips: May be Fordyce spot's sebaceous glands variants which are harmless rarely if concerning laser is used ot remove them, , or herpes which is infectious and can be treated wiht acyclovir- do not touch the lesions or if you do wash your hands because it can be spread by hands to fingers eyes., or acne or rarely milia when keratin is trapped below the skin, very rarely cancer. f/u /w/ doc ...Read more
HSV-1, - oral herpes:
This herpes causes sores around the mouth and lips. It is a contagious condition with symptoms typically appear as a tiny blister or as multiple blisters on or around affected areas. There is no cure for herpes simplex. Once a person has the virus, it permanently dormant remains in the body.
Hope it helps. ...Read more
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
I have one small flesh colored bump in the center of my upper lip for about 3 weeks now. What could it be?
Various lesions: There are several types of skins lesions that can present in that area. Classically "flesh" colored, sessile lesions describe verrucae or warts. You could have this biopsied by shave or punch In order to obtain a definitive diagnosis. A facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist could perform this for you. ...Read more
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
I noticed two small bumps on my upper lip this morning, and they've gotten bigger by this evening. They are slightly painful as well.
Possible cold sore:
It's not possible to know without looking at your lip, but a common cause of painful bumps on the lip would be a cold sore (so called fever blister) due to HSV1 (Herpes simplex virus). Genital herpes is caused usually by HSV2.
Virtually every adult has been exposed to HSV1.Herpes simplex tends to reoccur in the same location. There is medication to make it go away faster SEE: http://bit. Ly/1EWvFIB ...Read more
I woke up this morning with a huge bump on this right side of my upper lip which has tiny little bumps in the center of it what is it???
Tiny bumps on the lining of my left upper lip. I've had them for 3 months now. Not painful, you can't even see them but I can feel them. Answers?
Fordyce cysts: These cysts are benign and have no significance. ...Read more
Small bumps on my upper lip that have no type of pain or tingly sensation and won't go away they've been there for over 3 weeks, what could this be?
I have small-ish bumps right on the lining of my lower and upper lip and I've had these for around ten years. They won't go away, and over time, more appear. What are they?
They are probably:
Mucoceles small cysts filled with mucous. Speak with your Dentist for referral if they bother you!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
For dice!: It sounds like you probably have something called Fordyce spots. These are small, yellow or white bumps that are painless and are found along the border of the mouth within the colored portion of the tissue of the lip. These Fordyce spots are actually normal oil glands. They generally should be left alone, as picking at them can cause scarring, inflammation, or infection. ...Read more
No idea: Without see a picture or doing an exam, I can not give you an answer you should have this looked at by your local dentist. ...Read more
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