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White Skin Above Upper Lip
I have white /skin color spots inside cheeks corner of bottom mouth and upper lip what are they?they don't hurt and in am negative for std
Oral white spots: See a dentist and have these looked at. Probably quite benign, but needs a professional exam to know what they might be. ...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
May be a cold sore: It might be a cold sore (oral herpes infection) but it's hard to say without actually seeing it. Consult your dermatologist for a more accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
After chewing my bottom lip it swelled and it has a layer of white skin over the top. What could it be?
Trauma.: It sounds like you traumatized your lip by chewing on it. The damaged cells will turn white and the swelling is due to the chewing. Stop chewing your lip and it should heal just fine! ...Read more
I'm a chronic cheek biter and my mouth has white skin like patches all in the inner cheek and lips is this skin or something else? I did bite it.
Cheek Biter: This is skin and scar tissue where you have bitten it. It may be wise to see your dentist to evaluate this. ...Read more
My top lip swells and sheds white skin and invisible red bumps which excreted white liquid, what is it?
Not Normal: Have your physician or dermatologist evaluate this as your problem may not be so simple to treat. ...Read more
Started seeing tiny white / skin colored looking bumps on my lower lip. I have no pain but I am under stress. Blood showed negative for herpes 1& 2.?
Fordyce spots: Tiny oil glands visible on lip if viewed with skin pulled tight in bright light. Normal. ...Read more
Blister from biting my lower lip (4 nights ago) hasn't healed yet. Today there's white skin on it and it's red around the outside. How can I heal it?
Time: As long as there is no infection it can take up to 2 weeks for your lip to heal. Time can be the best medicine. ...Read more
What is this dry, flaky, white skin on my face on both sides of my nose? Been putting baby cream, no results. Going up near eyes and down near lips.
Seborrhea: There are many causes, but the most common is seborrhea (or seborrheic dermatitis), especially if your scalp is also dry and/or itchy. A good anti-seborrheic shampoo like selsun blue, plus otc Hydrocortisone cream, should control it. If not, something else is going on and you should see a dermatologist for an in-person exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have red, dry skin above upper lip that comes and goes. Looks like kool-aid stain. Haven't changed anything or used any new product. What could this b?
Worth a look: It's worth looking at and depending on the length of time this has been going on and if it's worsening, possibly taking a small biopsy. ...Read more
Usually not: But check w/your pediatrician if you have concerns. ...Read more
Skin discoloration: You probably have a condition called melasma, which is sometimes associated with pregnancy and birth control pills. Regardless of the cause, there is no great way to treat this chronic problem. You might try a product containing hydroquinone which is modestly effective in causing the skin to become lighter. It may take months of therapy. Sunlight makes this worse, so use sunscreens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Melasma: Melasma is caused by hormones in women usually associated with pregnancy, oral contraceptives, hormonal replacement therapy, etc. It can appear brown, gray, or brown-black. Other causes of gray discoloration are sun damage, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, reaction to medications (ie: minocycline). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe dermatology?: Without knowing more about your question, it sounds like one of two things is happening. Either you have facial hair on your upper lip or you have skin color changes that may reflect increased pigment. If either is the case, it might be wise to see dermatology. Hair could signal a metabolic problem. Pigment changes can be due to medical issues too, but if it's a cosmetic thing, there are topicalTx ...Read more
As a kid I would bite my upper lip, now that skin has turned dark. Is it from the biting or something else?
Can ihave a name of a cream not what is added in it, want to know an actually name of cream that remove upper lip dark shadow it's my skin not hair!!
I have been having a fluttering feeling in my head for about a week it lasts only a few seconds buy I get many during the day now my upper lip feels n?
Arrhythmia? : You may be having a disturbance of your heart rhythm although most people describe the fluttering sensation as being in their chest, not their head. Next time it happens, try to take your pulse and determine its rate and whether the rhythm is regular or irregular? Either report the result here to your family doctor. A heart monitor can determine this accurately. ...Read more
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