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What Are The Treatments For Lip Fissures
Can't treat at home: A mucocele is caused by a blockage of thick mucous saliva produced by one of many small salivary glands in the lower lip. Though it might make sense to simply drain the saliva causing the cyst-like swelling of the lip, a cure of the problem is only possible by surgically removing the small gland producing the saliva that cannot drain. See your oral surgeon while it is swollen. ...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
possible allergy: If you are not licking your lips alot, you may be allergic to the lipstick or lip balm that you were putting on.See a dermatologist who does patch testing with the north american patch test series to see what you are allergic to. I am assuming that this is not a cold sore. ...Read more
Due to kiss?: Why do you have blue spots on your lip from a kiss? Were you bitten? ...Read more
Borofax: Not sure that it is still made, but i had good success with borofax because it contains lanolin and keeps the lips moist once applied. ...Read more
My new born baby boy has cleft lips and palate, he is just five days old, when should I start treatment?
My son who is 11 has blue lips, i suffer from cardiomyopathy. It is genetic. What are some treatment options for him?
Evaluation: Many cardiomyopathies are genetic in origin, and often the inheritance pattern is autosomal dominant. Regardless of signs of symptoms, you son is at risk for cardiomyopathy (either dilated or hypertrophic) and he should be evaluated by a pediatric cardiologist comfortable with evaluating patients with a family history of cardiomyopathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My top lip is way darker than my bottom lip, and the bottom one is pink but has a dark outline. Is there any treatment?
Hi Treatment of vaginal itching? There is small bump in the outer lips of vaginal. What is that? Is that serious problem?
The area around my lips is significantly darker than the rest of my face. What is the cause and what are the possible treatments ?
Hyperpigmentation : Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation is darkening of skin after a rash such as an irritant dermatitis. Given the distribution, if the area had any irritation initially, it could be from whitening toothpaste, mouth wash, makeup, lip licking or another issue. See a dermatologist who may prescribe a treatment for irritation initially and then a fading cream for the discoloration. ...Read more
What is the best mode of topical treatment(Microdermabrasion/chemical peels) advisable for mild acanthosis nigiricans (neck, dark upper lips etc)?
No conclusive agents: Keratolytics and depigmenting creams have shown efficacy in the cosmetic treatment of acanthosis N. The definitive treatment is to find the underlying cause and treat that cause. Examples include tumor, obesity, and drug side effects. A few studies show the efficacy of dermabrasion. You need a Dermatology consult to discuss pros and cons of the various options and to localize the cause. ...Read more
Any treatment recommended for anal fissures? Why so they keep recurring? Use cottonelle wet wipes as well as toilet paper. What causes anal fissures?
I hv a little fissure kinda thing on my inner upper lip towards the end.doesn't hurt its just there.n d gum is dark in color where it touches b/w teth?
I regularly get dry & chapped lips, even though i drink plenty of water, any possible indication of causes?& possible treatments please?
I use lipglos
Chapped, dry lips: Do u take any medications or supplements? Any vitamin a derivative moisturizers? Otc antihistamines? Many meds (rx & otc) can cause dry lips/skin. Flavored lip balms tend to encourage licking lips more, resulting in chapping. Per mayo clinic derm dr. Gibson, use oil-based lubricating cream/lip balm with petrolatum/beeswax. Before going out in cold, dry weather, apply lip balm w/sunscreen. ...Read more
Vaseline: Vaseline is the best lubricant, but is messy. Any of the over the counter product are good. The best treatment of them all is .....Go to the caribbean (nice humid climate, no dryness, just sunshine and fun). ...Read more
Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more
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