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Environmental, behavioral and medical factors can cause black spots on the lips. Potential causes may include excessive consumption of hot coffees and teas, lip biting, a vitamin B deficiency or hormone imbalances, accor... More »

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According to the American Academy of Dermatology, melasma, a common skin condition affecting approximately 6 million women in the United States, causes brown or gray-brown patches of skin on the face. Patches can occur o... More »

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Lip discoloration is caused by a number of factors including anemia, cyanosis, melasma, too much sun exposure, consumption of excessively hot food, high intake of caffeine, licking and biting of lips, vitamin B deficienc... More »

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According to WebMD, Fordyce spots are white dots that sometimes show up on lips. This condition sometimes occurs when the skin's sebaceous -- oil producing -- glands extend onto the lips. More »

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Some of the most common causes of chapped lips include use of certain drugs, allergic reactions, frequent licking of the lips, low levels of fluids in the body, use of certain toothpastes, breathing through the mouth and... More »

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Exfoliative cheilitis is a reactive skin condition characterized by chronic peeling of the outer lips, as stated by DermNet NZ. The rare condition may affect one or both lips, but it is most common on the lower lip. More »

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Small white bumps on the lips can be caused by several things, including acne, cold sores, sunburn, allergies, infection, trauma and cancer, according to New Health Guide. While most causes are benign and do not require ... More »

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