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 » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

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 » Beauty & Fashion Hair Removal

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 » Health Pain & Symptoms
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