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White Skin Around Mouth
A few months ago I developed a fever blister. Now when I tan I have white skin all around my mouth and a lot of white skin where my fever blister was.
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
Dry Skin: It is crucial to get an accurate diagnosis before embarking on a treatment plan. Most of the time dry white scaly skin on the face and especially areas such as the beard and moustache, ears, eyebrows, nasolabial folds and even the chest and scalp can be a condition called Seborrheic Dermatitis. However a dermatologist should be consulted to make sure that it is not a more serious skin condition. ...Read more
I have like white skin in my mouth? I don't know what it is. Looks like I bit it to hard or something
Leukoplakia?: You should start by seen a primary care provider for an exam. I would do this soon, especially if you chew tobacco. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Doctor evaluation: I can't tell you what it is. You need to see a doctor or dermatologist for an exam to find out what it is. ...Read more
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have a strange feeling in my mouth and when I looked it looked like white skin coming off and 2 bumps is there something going on?
An exam needed: A dentist needs to examine the condition in your mouth and may even need further tests to diagnose what is going on. ...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
Cancer or normal? It is White skin near back of mouth on cheek, ear really hurts, don't smoke. I am 24 and never had this what is this?
Probably not cancer: Just might be local inflammation with whitish healing ulcer, could be strep throat or thrush, , ear infection or fluid in ear tube maybe causing pain, should be on antibiotic like amox. For 10 days, if doesn't go away see ear/nose/throat dr. Be sure to use nasal saline if nasal congestion and flonase or other nasal steroid and afrin or neasynephrine [3d/wk only] if congested to clear pain. ...Read more
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
30yo bruises with the slightess touch, 2 mouth ulcers and very white skin, dizzy and won't go to a doctors?
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 have a what looks like a white skin tag (about the size of a small pea) that is located on the front top of my tongue where a tongue stud would be.
Yes: Is there some kind of a body piercing in your tongue this could cause this type growth. You really need to do either face-to-face or video Telemedicine visit we're face-to-face so a doctor can examine this and tell you what it is or if it needs a biopsy ...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
What causes: profuse sweating of only the head and face, pallor, of only the head and face, associated with extreme pressure in the head? Treatment?
? Thoracic outlet: Syndrome can cause similar symptoms where the blood flow feels more prominent in the face and neck. Any kind of obstruction to the outflow of blood from head, neck and arms can cause these symptoms- but these conditions are pretty rare. Agree with dr young, pheo can also cause such symptoms. ...Read more
My daughter has little red spots on her arm. The size of a small eraser head looks like a small burn but it is red with small white skin on top no pain?
This is difficult to: Diagnose without seeing it. I would recommend bringing her to her doctor to have it checked out. ...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
I have a red smooth patch on my tongue that won't go away and a white skin tag that keeps growing back? Is this tongue cancer
Please seek an eval: A red patch or skin tag on the tongue could be inidcative of many different underlying diagnoses. Some are benign like geographic tongue or median rhomboid glossitis and others can be dysplastic. Please seek an evaluation with your general dentist or an oral surgeon to rule out pathology. ...Read more
A piece of white skin on my gum behind last molar pain and it's loose but won't come off. Gum is swollen around tooth. I don't smoke. Is this cancer?
I had a cold which turned into a sore throat then into herpangina. 5d antibiotics -> oral candidosis -> and now painful white skin under tongue. Help?
Oral thrush: Treatment. Oral thrush (Candida Albicans=fungus) is not contagious, meaning it cannot be passed to others. Antifungal medications (e.g. nystatin, amphotericin or miconazole) can effectively treat oral thrush, and the condition usually benign and does not cause complications for healthy people. ...Read more
Difficult...: Dark patches can often be helped with medicine such as topical steroids or hydroxyurea, which can decrease pigment in the area. Unfortunately, once pigment is gone, in most cases it will not come back. Conditions such as vitiligo can be particularly challenging. Most people find make-up or even tatooing are more effective than "medical" treatments. ...Read more
Makeup: See your local sales clerk at the make up counter for the fastest results. ...Read more
Lining change: If there is white tissue inside the nose then it usually is a lining change, squamous metaplasia, that forms on an area that is constantly irritated. It is a protective response. Often there are yellow to bloody crusts that cover these areas because this area no longer can clean itself. Suggest saline 3x daily followed by sesame oil. ...Read more
Hard totell...: Without further detailed history to reveal the specifics, relevance, and sequence of events of all symptoms + a direct good & fell, it is hard, if not impossible, to tell what it may be. However, it is not that hard to do so by following instructions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Welcome to contact me by phone/video which will go faster & get more. Best ...Read more