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Toddler Lip Quiver
LikelyMuscleFatigue: A very high likelihood that this is a very short lived condition it is unlikely to be anything serious. ...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
Need sleep eval: You may need a sleep study with a seizure montage to see what the exact cause is. See a sleep specialist who is also a neurologist and will be best trained to rule out a night time seizure disorder and a myoclonic disorder. After a careful history, it is possible that the neurologist will opt for a 72 hour seizure study first. Best wishes. ...Read more
Periodic breathing: Periodic breathing, where newborns have a brief interruption of breathing for a few seconds, is common in newborns. They will outgrow this over several months. Quivering of the bottom lip may just be an isolated finding that does not sound serious. If it persists or is associated with cyanosis (turning blue) consult your Pediatrician. ...Read more
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.
2 year old has rash on side of his cheek close to his mouth. It kind of looks like chapped lips but on his cheek near corner lip area?
Atopy or infectious: description sounds like a dermatitis especially if this has persisted for more than a week. Similar lesion at the corner of the lips; perleche may be treated with topical antibacterial ointment or antifungal cream. Rash on cheeks and of a short duration and if associated spread to body likely a viral exanthem; erythema infectiosum. requires no treatment if child appears well. Visit PCP for clarifi ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Smacking lips: Usually this is just a result of the baby generating suction around the bottle nipple, then suddenly lietting it go. Sometimes it can just be the baby playing with the nipple. Nothing to be concerned about. ...Read more
Fordyce Spots: Fordyce spots are normal large, superficial sebaceous (oil-producing) glands seen on the moist tissue that lines some organs and body cavities (mucosal surfaces). The "spots" are asymptomatic and can be found on the head of the penis, the inner foreskin, and, most commonly, at the border of the lips. ...Read more
16 month old has an upper lip tie that tethers his lip to in between his front 2 teeth, causing a gap. trouble with sippy cups. Clip it?
Tissue tag: Tissue may have to be reshaped, but first teeth should be ideally aligned. Therefore reshaping best done near end of corrective Orthodontic treatment, probably late tween/early teen. See Orthodontic Specialist Age 7 for initial exam. But for right now consult with Pediatric Dental Specialist ASAP. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No worries...: Epstein's pearls — These small, white, pearl-like spots appear on the roof of the mouth. These bumps are harmless and tend to disappear within a few weeks. Bohn's nodules — These small, whitish bumps or cysts look like Epstein's pearls. However, they develop on the sides of the gum ridge rather than the roof of the mouth. Inclusion cysts — These small bumps appear along the crest of the gum ridge. ...Read more
Involuntary movements an issue? Have invol. Movements only when i try sleeping. Lip puckering/ twitching. Jaw moving. Muscle twitch. Face twitching.
Could be normal.: Involuntary movements may occur during the dreaming phase of sleep. Some people may have difficulty getting to sleep because they worry a lot and when they finally fall asleep their muscles twitch which can cause them to wake up. It can also happen when you are very tired and yet you may have a hard time to relax and sleep. I wouldn't worry too much about this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 8-m baby has sucked her bottom lip since she was 4-m old. she didn't make babble sound like other do. Is sucking lip impact on speech development?
Many causes: There are many reasons for lesions in the mouth. To make a diagnosis and prescribe treatment the lesions have to be examined.Please see your dentist for evaluation...Can't be done over the computer. ...Read more
Yes: Many individuals that have had the surgeries to repair the clefts have gotten braces. However, the situation is different and is made more complex due to the cleft healing sights. Talk to an orthodontis or dentist to get more input and find your options. I think it is a good option. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Ceased Desonide. bumps on lower lip went away, cracked mouth corners healing, now have soft painless bump on inside of lower lip. What's going on?!
My child upper lips bleeding only at night, and it looks like theres a cut in the middle of his upper lips. Soon he woken up blood stain on his teeth?
Common enough: Tearing of frenulum ( midline attachment of upper lip to gum margin) tears relatively easily when a child falls & hurts his mouth or face. This may lead to an initial burst of blood which quickly stops or sometimes may ooze for a while. He must have had that so when he woke up he had some staining of his teeth with blood. If this is happening frequently u shd have him checked right away. ...Read more