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Why do I have a circle around my lips?

Why do I have a circle around my lips?

Lip licker’s dermatitis is a type of skin inflammation around the lips due to damage by saliva from repetitive lip licking and is classified as a subtype of irritant contact cheilitis. The resulting scaling, redness, chapping, and crusting makes a well-defined ring around the lips.

What are the small circles on my lips?

Fordyce spots: These harmless, tiny (1 to 2 millimeter) white bumps inside the lips are visible sebaceous, or oil-producing, glands. These spots tend to get bigger as a person gets older. A person may have one small bump or as many as 100 bumps on the lips, typically on the inner portion.

Why are my lips always dry and peeling?

Little humidity in the air during the winter months is known to cause chapped lips. Frequent sun exposure in the summer can also worsen your condition. Another common cause of chapped lips is habitual licking. Saliva from the tongue can further strip the lips of moisture, causing more dryness.

What causes a discoloration of the bottom lip?

If nothing works you can have a biopsy done to find out the cause. Some causes of the symptoms you mention, could be lip biting, lip licking, Vit.B2 deficiency, smoking, overexposure to sun and ill fitting dentures. In extreme cases, this could be due to bacterial or fungal skin infection.

Why do I have dry skin on my lower lip?

Some causes of the symptoms you mention, could be lip biting, lip licking, Vit.B2 deficiency, smoking, overexposure to sun and ill fitting dentures. In extreme cases, this could be due to bacterial or fungal skin infection. You need to drink plenty of water daily – around 1.5 – 3 litres per day and eat a balanced diet.

Is there a white line below my lower lip?

I been noticing white mark 1cm below my lower lip line, looks like as if someone took a white pencil and drew a line beneath my lower lip starting from one end of the lip to other.

How often do I get redness on my lower lip?

I get sudden, and I mean sudden, discoloration below my lower lip about once every 2-3 years. One minute everythings fine, and the nest is a one inch by 1/4 inch dark reddish brown patch below my lower lip. There are no other problems such as chapped lips, soreness or the like, just the discoloration.