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27years old, light smoker had white spot on the lower lip and feels liked light tingling sensation please help. Thanks?

27years old, light smoker had white spot on the lower lip and feels liked light tingling sensation please help. Thanks?

See a dentist ASAP: They have combined expertise in histopathologic diagnosis, clinical diagnosis and treatment of the tongue problems. Fortunately, the majority of lip problems are not serious and most can be resolved quickly, however, any white spots on lips require medical attention as it could be due to a more serious condition. ...Read more

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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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I have a white spot on my lower lip, flat surface, kinda round with another but much tinier white spot right beside it, what could it be?

I have a white spot on my lower lip, flat surface, kinda round with another but much tinier white spot right beside it, what could it be?

White spot: This could be any number of things. It is impossible to tell without a visual examination and additional information. Is it painful? How long has it been there? Has it ever changed?
Call your dentist or an oral surgeon for an examination. ...Read more

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Sm rough spot pale white on inside lower lip. DMD = prob. Trauma/burn. 10 days same. Skin peels after brushing w Crest Pro Health for 3 wks. T/paste?

Sm rough spot pale white on inside lower lip. DMD = prob. Trauma/burn. 10 days same. Skin peels after brushing w Crest Pro Health for 3 wks. T/paste?

Switch toothpaste: Some toothpastes have ingredients that don't agree with the skin in the mouth. I personally see more of this with the "tartar control" ingredients. Try Colgate Total and see if the problem persists. ...Read more

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Black spot on lower lip. Is it bad?

Black spot on lower lip. Is it bad?

Recommend: Having a dermatologist evaluate it. At 75 years old you have probably seen a lot of solar damage. Take care. ...Read more

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Vitiligo spot on lower lip. What are my options for masking it. Light therapy is not working. It's a small spot and stable.

Vitiligo spot on lower lip. What are my options for masking it. Light therapy is not working. It's a small spot and stable.

See dermatologist: To mask your vitiligo spot, you may use some make up to make it less prominent. There are treatments -you can discuss with your dermatologist or cosmetologist ...Read more

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What could be the cause for black spot on the lower lip?

What could be the cause for black spot on the lower lip?

Many conditions: There are many possibilities. It could be a venous lake. It could be colored from nearby fillings. It could be a pigmented lesion such as a mole. Always have to consider melanoma. If it's been there a long time without changing, it's very likely a benign process. If it is new, growing, bleeding, or painful, it needs to be evaluated quickly. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What would a reddish swollen spot on the lower lip that feels dry be?

What would a reddish swollen spot on the lower lip that feels dry be?

Precise diagnosis: Will require a picture/seeing it. A range of conditions include cold sore/herpes simplex, canker sore, even lip cancer. It could simply be blood vessel swelling from an unrecognized trauma. You can watch and see what happens for a few days, keep it moisturized, but if persists 7-10 days, consider a visit to your Doctor/Dermatologist of sending a picture consult to HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have dark spot between my lower lip and my chin. What is the best remedy to ligthen it?

I have dark spot between my lower lip and my chin. What is the best remedy to ligthen it?

TreatIng skin spots: Most flat dark spots (macula) can be treated with combinations of creams - retin-a, hydroquinnone and others. Common energy based therapies include certain lasers and ipl (intense pulsed light). Any dark spot should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I have a red patch on one side inside my lower lip and it has a little white spot on it, what could it be?

It depends: There are a variety of things than can cause mucosal lesions inside your mouth. Common causes are trauma (biting it accidentally when awake or asleep), or an ulcer. Ulcers can come from a variety of things such as viral infections, autoimmune disorders. More rarely, causes can include hereditary diseases and cancer. Your health history will help your doctor determine the exact cause of your lesion ...Read more

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I noticed a purplish brown spot o n the left side of my lower lip afew yrs ago its flat and sorta looks like a blemish. What could this be?

I noticed a purplish brown spot o n the left side of my lower lip afew yrs ago its flat and sorta looks like a blemish. What could this be?

Consultation advised: Sorry for your problem. Would like to help but need to see area. An online INBOX TEXT consultation at Health Tap may be helpful. You can upload images of your rash as well as the history of your present problem. You NEED TO BE AVAILABLE during the day to answer any questions your consultant may have. Several images of the involved area in sharp focus and including closeups would be helpful. ...Read more

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Hi, I've like 2 yeards with a dark/purple spot under my lower lip. It doesn't hurt me. I want to know what it is. Sometimes it looks darker.

Hi, I've like 2 yeards with a dark/purple spot under my lower lip. It doesn't hurt me. I want to know what it is. Sometimes it looks darker.

See dermatologist: Please see a dermatologist to have this spot on your face examined, since you're concerned about it. It's hard to know what it is without seeing it, and dermatologists are specialists for skin problems. ...Read more

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Itchy red spot on lip, peels off and cycles again. Last year it spread from up lip to lower but suddenly disappeared;after months is back. What is it?

Herpes sore: Whenever there is a lesion on the lips that comes and goes and leaves a red site it is most likely herpes simplex sore. It is a virus that is transmitted from person to person and stays in the person and gets reactivated by stress. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a strange spot inside Lower lip that feels raw and looks strange. It does not hurt or feel swollen. I have a dentist appointment in two?

Hello, I have a strange spot inside Lower lip that feels raw and looks strange. It does not hurt or feel swollen. I have a dentist appointment in two?

Suspicious Lesion?: Any white suspicious lesion on the tongue that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks, should be evaluated. See your doctor for eval. ...Read more

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There's a spot on my lip that's always dry and peeling and I find little cuts inside my lower lip?

Screen for cancer: Chronic dry peeling appearing lesion with cracked lips may be an early sign of skin cancer from too much sun exposure. Get this checked out by your physician or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have had a flat dark spot on my lower lip for 2 weeks. It feels like I have fluid in it and up close it looks more like a bruise. What could it be?

Lip lesion: Would have to have a picture to confirm, but most likely by your discription it is a small blood blister from a minor trauma. An will go away in 1-2 weeks ...Read more

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I have a strange non painful spot inside lower lip. It's not swollen or anything just feels raw with my tongue. I have a dentist appointment in two we?

I have a strange non painful spot inside lower lip. It's not swollen or anything just feels raw with my tongue. I have a dentist appointment in two we?

Wait two weeks: A general rule of thumb is to have any lesion in the mouth that persists two weeks or more evaluated by your dentist. Most lesions like you describe are benign but may still need removal if they persist. ...Read more

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Eczema/dry spot below lower lip with tiny red dots in it and slight dry feeling on lips despite putting lip balm and bepanthen cream on it, what to do?

Eczema/dry spot below lower lip with tiny red dots in it and slight dry feeling on lips despite putting lip balm and bepanthen cream on it, what to do?

Hard to way: Without a photo, I cannot be sure what the problem is. You could be allergic to one of the products you are using. Are you licking the area a lot? This would make it worse. Your best bet is to see a dermatologist who does patch testing, to see if you are allergic to something you are using. ...Read more

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A case of white stria on hips and lots of fats depositions with wrinkles, a dark spot of pigmentation on lower lip and septic tonsilitis, diagnosis?

A case of white stria on hips and lots of fats depositions with wrinkles, a dark spot of pigmentation on lower lip and septic tonsilitis, diagnosis?

Get checked: Some of your symptoms represent a hormonal problem such as Cushings syndrome, otherwise having tonsillitis which is septic is something I think you need to be evaluated for. Please see your doctor for the best answer. ...Read more

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Red spot under lower lip 4 days ago, used Abreva. Acyclovir 800mg prescribed next day. Itch faded. Redspot still here, n still burns w/Abreva. Advice?

Red spot under lower lip 4 days ago, used Abreva. Acyclovir 800mg prescribed next day. Itch faded. Redspot still here, n still burns w/Abreva. Advice?

Viscous lidocaine: I would recommend using viscous lidocaine 4 times a day before meals for the next 3-5 days to help with symptom relief until the spot resolves. ...Read more

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I have a recurring blister in the same spot on my lower lip. Cold sore treatments aren't working. What could it be?

I have a recurring blister in the same spot on my lower lip. Cold sore treatments aren't working. What could it be?

Need exam to answer: You will need to be seen when the "blister" is present to get an accurate DX.
Could be recurrent Herpes--in which case antiviral meds would be Rxed ...Read more