Heart Disease Community
bruising on lips
About This Community:

A community of people with Heart Disease to guide and support your heart-health journey. Ask a question, join a conversation, share experiences: symptoms, nutrition, and management.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

bruising on lips

What causes a person's bottom lip to get a bruise-like, circular, purple discoloration?  It's occurred several times even though there has not been any trauma to the lip.  It is not hurt, but the last one felt puffy and I knew something was there before I saw it.


This discussion is related to purple lips.
Related Discussions
4 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
592969_tn?1248329005
Do you have heart problems?  If so, watch out for blue lips, nose, ears, limps.  This would be very serious and you will need to be seen by a doctor right away.  It could be a lack of oxygen.  
Blank
690060_tn?1247845341
Hi, maybe you sometimes bite it in your sleep? Overall blueness or purpleness can indicate lack of oxygen, purple spots can indicate low platelets (as in e.g. Thrombolytic Thrombocytopenia Purpura, try saying that fast three times :)

But one single spot? Seems like a trauma.
Blank
187666_tn?1331176945
Also, Raynauds can cause color changes in the lips, nose, hands and feet. It usually goes from white to blue to red. I don't always experience all the color changes but I do turn grayish blue at times, especially my hands and feet. A Raynauds attack can be triggered by stress or cold (anything under 65 degrees seems to do it). Just another thought.

If this is new to you, check with your doctor. I'm thinking like the others though, that you may be biting your lip in your sleep.
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
hi my 12 year old daughter woke up sunday morning with a ring of purple spots under her bottom lip and in between the lip and spots it is bruise like in colour.she has not banged her mouth at all and when she goes outside her bottom lip swells and turns blue.she has been seen by a pharmacist,nurse and doctor and all were completely baffled.anyone have any ideas?? she has no pain!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
JessicaWooten31 commented on When Your Cold Is Not...
1 hr ago
139792_tn?1299416777
Blank
Dalubaba commented on Brain Fog ..the cause...
16 hrs ago
363281_tn?1353103243
Blank
SassyLassie commented on photo
Apr 16
Heart Disease Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
469720_tn?1388149949
Blank
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm-treatable... Blank
Oct 04 by Lee Kirksey, MDBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank