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Why are some people more likely to develop puncture wound of the lip than others?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Lack of sensation
Any condition causing diminished sensation of the lips may predispose individuals to lip punctures.

In brief: Lack of sensation
Any condition causing diminished sensation of the lips may predispose individuals to lip punctures.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Also if people tend to fall, they may suffer lip injuries more frequently. If someone you know is getting a lot of lip punctures, have them evaluated by a neurologist.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Because...
...They expose themselves to sharp objects more often than others? Bizarre question!:).

In brief: Because...
...They expose themselves to sharp objects more often than others? Bizarre question!:).
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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Dr. Robert Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Situations
Those working in situations where blows to the face or mouth area is likely.
Some people are accident prone and may have balance or health issues which favors damage to the lip areas. Poor habits, such as putting things in the mouth and running for example will tend to produce more injuries.

In brief: Situations
Those working in situations where blows to the face or mouth area is likely.
Some people are accident prone and may have balance or health issues which favors damage to the lip areas. Poor habits, such as putting things in the mouth and running for example will tend to produce more injuries.
Dr. Robert Alexander
Dr. Robert Alexander
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