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Upper lip rash dry upper lip?

Upper lip rash dry upper lip?

Some thoughts...: Persistent chapped lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using Hydrocortisone cream, plus vaseline or Aquaphor to moisturize. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). Once cracked, lips get irritated by routine foods and juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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20yr. Teeth narrow. Making lips width small. Would upper jaw appliance widen teeth and also lips from left to right.

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20yr. Teeth narrow. Making lips width small. Would upper jaw appliance widen teeth and also lips from left to right.

See an orthodontist: Many orthodontists offer an initial complimentary consultation. This allows you to find out what type of treatment is recommended for your individual situation and get all your questions answered. Take care. ...Read more

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Blisters above upper lip?

Blisters above upper lip?

Herpes: Its probably herpes simplex 1 aka cold sores. Abriva is a good otc medicine, your doctor can prescribe antiviral creams like Denavir or antiviral pills like valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more

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Will hot waxing my upper lip cause wrinkles and sagging?

Will hot waxing my upper lip cause wrinkles and sagging?

Waxing your lips: Should not increase the normal aging that you will eventually experience. Sun damage and smoking are a lot worse for your lips. ...Read more

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Does waxing the upper lip cause wrinkles and sagging?

Does waxing the upper lip cause wrinkles and sagging?

Waxing Effects: You ask a good question. While waxing is a very popular method of hair removal, there is not much discussion of the potential side effects of repeated waxing over time. While waxing is generally considered safe and effective, it may result in repeated skin trauma in the form of minor burns and peeling of the outer skin layer. This can result in thickening of the skin and cause fine lines. ...Read more

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Hello...i have crowded upper front teeth and bigs lips...will braces change my lips' size?

Hello...i have crowded upper front teeth and bigs lips...will braces change my  lips' size?

Orthodontist: An evaluation by an orthodontist will include your teeth, jaw, and facial structures. This is the best way to find an answer to your question. ...Read more

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I got tension on left face, canine teeth, upper lower lip, left tongue, muscle feels tight on tmj, mild pain around ear. is this TMJ?

I got tension on left face, canine teeth, upper lower lip, left tongue, muscle feels tight on tmj, mild pain around ear. is this TMJ?

Possibly: go visit your dentist and consider how you can decrease the stress and anxiety in your life. TMJ is almost always caused or at least worsened by stress ...Read more

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Left side = upper lip tingles + front upper tooth sensitivity. Right side = Lower lip burns and tongue tingles. Brain MRI was clear. Muscle tension?

Left side = upper lip tingles + front upper tooth sensitivity.  Right side = Lower lip burns and tongue tingles. Brain MRI was clear. Muscle tension?

Need more info: Symptoms are significant. This is either a neurological problem or more likely a dental problem. Please make an appointment with your dentist very soon. ...Read more

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Upper lip tingles when i pucker?

Upper lip tingles when i pucker?

Try moisturizer: It may be due to dry skin, try using lip balm or a moisturizer. If that does not help, take over the counter multivitamins for about a month and if that does not help, then it may be worth seeing your doctor, . ...Read more

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Can impacted infected wisdom tooth cause pain/discomfort under chin and front of upper neck?

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Can impacted infected wisdom tooth cause pain/discomfort under chin and front of upper neck?

Very typical: However, everyone's impacted infected wisdom tooth situation is different, having a professional examine the area is the only way to get appropriate opinion and advice. Take care. ...Read more

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Mole on upper lip removal, will it scar?

Mole on upper lip removal, will it scar?

Probably: When biopsies are performed, there is usually scarring unless the biopsy can be done in the form of a superficial shave, which is not always practical for a lip biopsy. However, a biopsy of the lip can be done in such as a way that the scar is significantly camoflauged and once healed (6-12 months) will be difficult to discern from a natural contour of the skin. ...Read more

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Tooth abcess on my upper front teeth?

Tooth abcess on my upper front teeth?

Tooth abscess: An abscess is an infection and infections can spread and cause serious complications. Set up an appointment with a dentist as soon as possible. This requires professional help. If your face starts swelling, you have a fever or other complication and you can't get to a dentist off hours, go to 14/7 medical facility or the ER of a hospital. Best advice is see a dentist asap! ...Read more

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Rash under upper lip also kinda numb and swollen?

Rash under upper lip also kinda numb and swollen?

Rash under upper lip: By 'under upper lip', i assume you mean inner lip. This could be many things - cold sore, canker sore, reaction to a food or medicine you've come into contact with. Rashes are notoriously hard to diagnose without a picture, so make sure you check it out with your doctor! ...Read more

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26,female.Front top upper outer ear where connects to head swollen/pain.No diet change,wound.Noticed slight hearing loss w/headphone same ear weeks b4?

26,female.Front top upper outer ear where connects to head swollen/pain.No diet change,wound.Noticed slight hearing loss w/headphone same ear weeks b4?

Cellulitis: tenderness, swelling and redness are signs of infections. if you wear headphones a lot, they may be a source of pathogenic bacteria. Use hot compresses on the area at least three times a day. Keep it dry otherwise. Clean your headphones with alcohol and don't use them for a few days. if it worsens, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Two flaps of skin like lumps on opposite sides of cheek by upper teeth.no pain,not discolored. Getting smaller. I grind teeth and chew inside mouth?

Two flaps of skin like lumps on opposite sides of cheek by upper teeth.no pain,not discolored. Getting smaller. I grind teeth and chew inside mouth?

Cheek ridging: It is common for people to have a line of white along the inside of their cheeks due to clenching, tapping, or grinding of teeth. See your dentist for occlusal splint fabrication. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does waxing the upper lip cause wrinkles and sagging?

Waxing Effects: You ask a good question. While waxing is a very popular method of hair removal, there is not much discussion of the potential side effects of repeated waxing over time. While waxing is generally considered safe and effective, it may result in repeated skin trauma in the form of minor burns and peeling of the outer skin layer. This can result in thickening of the skin and cause fine lines. ...Read more

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Will hot waxing my upper lip cause wrinkles and sagging?

Waxing your lips: Should not increase the normal aging that you will eventually experience. Sun damage and smoking are a lot worse for your lips. ...Read more

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I got a cold wax burn on my upper lip yesterday evening and I don't know what to do! Please help and tell me why will happen and how long 4cure?

Ointment and sun: Wash gently and keep lubricated. Suggest either Vaseline or Aquaphor use three times daily. Should take 14 days for scab to come off and then may be red for a month. Protect from sun with wearing a visor and sunblock. ...Read more

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I used wax strips for my upper lip which formed a scab. I am now left with a dark black mark, I think due to hyperpigmentation. Is this treatable?

I used wax strips for my upper lip which formed a scab. I am now left with a dark black mark, I think due to hyperpigmentation. Is this treatable?

Common, Not Serious: Post inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH) is common in patients of color after any inflammatory trauma (cut, burn, surgery). This commonly fades with time, but can take months. Avoid intense sun exposure until cleared. Prescription topical hydroquinone (HQ) creams can sometimes speed resolution. A dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon can hook you up. ...Read more

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I got a wax burn on my upper lip 5 weeks ago it dry out but got left with a brown scar. Now i look like if I have a mustache it's really embarrassing?

Treat skin care: It's important to follow basic principles of wound care with avoidance of sun exposure & tobacco use. Time will likely result in a slow but progressive fading of the scar. Silicone gel? On occasion peel/bleach formulas consisting of steroids, retin-a, hydroquinone, and kojic acid may help to ease the hyperpigmentation you are experiencing but this will require a prescription by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Wax Burns-i had my upper lip waxed 4 days ago..i have dark patches in that area. my skin is dark. what should i do?

Wax Burns-i had my upper lip waxed 4 days ago..i have dark patches in that area.
my skin is dark. what should i do?

Wait: to see if resolves after few months , pist inflamatory hyperpigmentation [after trauma or burn too dark skin people may get this , if does not fade can get steroid cream there or lightening agent over time topically such as hydroquinone 4% or tretinoin0.1% crewam but take months, lazer or freezing sprays can lighten quicker. ...Read more

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My upper lip got a scar from waxing, what do I do?

My upper lip got a scar from waxing, what do I do?

That's: a bit unusual since waxing generally removes only a superficial layer of skin/hair. If you mean that it BURNED your lip and that burn resulted in a scar you would best be served by a consultation with a Plastic Surgeon/Cosmetologist Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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How do I get rid of dry flaky skin on my upper lip from waxing?

How do I get rid of dry flaky skin on my upper lip from waxing?

Dry skin upper lip: You are likely experiencing a short period of reactive dermatitis (inflammation) after the waxing treatment. It should respond to topical treatment of over-the-counter Hydrocortisone 1% cream at night, with aloe or moisturizer during the day. If it persists, have your dermatologist examine you. www.hovecenter.com. ...Read more

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Is it ok for patients suffering with exima or vitiligo to wax and do their eyebrows and upper lip ?

Not OK: If you are suffering with Exima and Vitiligo you must not do your eyebrows or upper lip until you have seen your doctor. Hope all goes well - please let me know. Michael Kleerekoper ...Read more