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White Spot On Lips Of Mouth
I have a white spot on my inner lip of my mouth. It's been there for a few days. It feels like a cut and hurts when I touch it. Should I be concerned? Anything I can do to stop the discomfort?
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
Medicine: My first thought: bismuth. Many over-the-counter preparations to treat upset stomachs (like pepti bismol) contain bismuth, which can turn your tongue dark temporarily. Laxatives can also cause dark spots in the mouth and inside the colon if you use them all the time. ...Read more
On the inside of my mouth near my lip is a dark spot. It doesn't hurt or anything but is this anything bad and should I be worried?
Spot: Likely not. Probably some type of venous structure under skin, but diificult to say without a look. I would suggest seeing a dentist or your regular doctor to double check. ...Read more
Hard to tell why I have this tiny transparent round spot in my mouth just around my lip & when it bursts it's got a salt sweet taste happening often?
Mucocele?: It sounds like it is a mucocele, which is the result of a blocked minor salivary gland duct. Some fluid accumulates in what appears to be a small round bubble-like sac. You can pop it with a sterile pin or needle or see if it just goes away on its own. To be sure that is what it actually is, have your dentist take a look at it. Google it for more information. ...Read more
I have noticed a brown little spot in my mouth on my inner cheek, nothing big and recently half of my lip is numb what could this be?
Random lip burning for 3 mths after unprotected oral. IgG neg after 5 weeks and now lips chapped with feint white spot. No blisters around mouth.
Sounds like actinic: Cheilits or sundamage. See dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Spot on dry lips peels every other day, corners have pinkish in wrinkles now an itchy bump. Unseeable bumps in roof of mouth come and go.
Consult: This requires a one on one clinical exam by a dentist for evaluation and treatment (if necessary). Please schedule an appointment. ...Read more
I have hyper pigmentation around my mouth/lips and a dark circle spot next to it. I have sensitive skin and I'm allergic to peanut butter or any type?
Sun block is key: Skin lighteners such as kojic acid, hydroquinone, and plant extracts should only be used if proper sun protection is used. Over the counter products are safe and generally contain 2% kojic acid which limit their effectiveness. They work by blocking the production of melanin which is the natural pigment in the skin cells. Always check with a dermatologist to make sure there are no contraindications. ...Read more
Burnt my mouth last night & now have a bump on my inner lip & a white spot on my gums, the second of which turned red after brushing teeth. Normal?
Using steroid inhaler for 3 months and have really sore mouth, started as white marks at corners of my lips and tongue but its now red spot like patchs?
My gums are red, itchy, achy. My teeth feel loose. My lips itch. Eyes hurt. Tongue spot hurt. Red dot in the back of my mouth. French kissed a week ago.
Examination: Could be viral, bacterial, allergic. Please see dentist for examination. ...Read more
See if it persists.:
You need to show it to your family doctor or dentist.
If it is more than a dime in size and if it is a pigmented lesion (black or brown in color) you should get it checked by your doctor or a dentist. If it goes away in 2-3 weeks, then you may not need to do anythjing further. But if it persists you should remember it can be a melanoma which will require a doctor exam and if suspicious a biopsy don. ...Read more
See doctor: And have it checked and diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
A few things: Possible causes: smoking, sun exposure, high intake of caffeine beverages, hot food, biting/licking the lips constantly, high levels of iron, vitamin b deficiency, allergic reaction. Treatment: lip balm, lemon juice, water. Avoid hot foods, tea, coffee, tobacco, and alcohol. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more
Small round lip spot: Unclear what the small round pimple-typed spot on your lip could be without examining it and asking some additional questions. I recommend you see your regular doctor first. ...Read more
Have it checked:
There are several answers but you must have it looked at since your description was too vagus
it can be a growth, a pigmentation, a pooling of blood or even an amalgam tattoo from one of your fillings, that's why you need to see your dentist. ...Read more
Should heal: If you bit your lip on your teeth, this area will heal naturally over a few days. Cuts in the mouth typically heal quickly and easily without any treatment. If f you have concerns or delayed healing it is best to see a dentist foe an evaluation ...Read more
You can make the initial visit your family doc, which I think is easiest. Your doc can assess whether or not it is something that needs further evaluation such as biopsy. He/she can do that in office or refer u out to the appropriate doc. If it is a small, circular, dark spot on either side of mouth, it is likely a small blood blister which will disappear in few days...
Good luck. ...Read more
Red spot: It could be a insect bite or nevus. Please send a photo to help you solve this concern. ...Read more
Don't know: Have her seen by a dentist or ENT for the answer. ...Read more
Unknown: If the spot has been there more than two weeks, see your local dentist for an evaluation. If it has been there less than two weeks, see if it will resolve on its own. ...Read more