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Warts On Upper Lip
I'm having a wart on my upper lip treated by a dermatologist, but the office is closed until tomorrow. What can I do in the meantime?
Nothing: Wait until the office is open again and get it treated professionally. ...Read more
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YOU don't!: See a dermatologist for this. Even some dermatologists refer face issues to a plastic surgeon, since scaring is a known risk. Please don't even think of using some over-the-counter acid wart remover on your face! ...Read more
Warts can occur anywhere on the skin surface.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Im male. I have small white bumps clustered and spread out in cornre of lips they dont hurt an havent changed in 4 days. Is this HPV warts?
Lots of ways: See a dermatologist. You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what i like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try oral Cimetidine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718 ). ...Read more
See oral surgeon: See oral surgeon for exam/removal/biopsy.Get a more detailed answer ›
Few things: A soft tissue lesions can be caused by a few different sources. It may be viral or benign growth, for example. See a dentist for an exam. It may be nothing significant, or may require a simple biopsy. Either way, they will help identify the etiology and possible treatment options. Best of luck! ...Read more
If I share a cigarette with someone who has a wart on his lip, do I catch a wart too? If so is there a lot of probability?
Big picture: Paul, please do everything that you possibly can to stop smoking. Lung cancer is a horrible disease and you're asking for it by smoking; you're also guaranteeing that your level of physical fitness and ability to exercise will be less now and far less in later life than it would be if you're a non-smoker. You're worrying instead about a wart on your lip? Take that health concern and translate it. ...Read more
I have had a 2 tiny flesh colored bumps on my lip, one on the top of my lip and one in the corner. Im worried it could be warts, what are the chances?
Dermatologist.: A dermatologist will be able to identify it. If they can't tell just by looking at it, they may take a biopsy and send it to a lab for identification. ...Read more
Lip warts: Lip warts are often filamentous in nature. You don't mention what, if anything, has been tried so far. Options include chemical treatment, laser therapy, cryotherapy. and surgical treatment. Another option is to do nothing as these usually go away on their own with time ( 6-24 months) without any intervention. If pose a cosmetic concern in a 13 year old, then see dermatologist for all options. ...Read more
Please don't try to: Remove it yourself. Encourage you to consider seeing your dermatologist or even a facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more