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white circul in my lower lip

hi, i just notes a white dot in my lower lip and its almost like a pimple, it does not hurt,
and the white dot is hard, do you know what it can be ?

image:
http://www.freeuploadimages.org/images/hx90c66x96sey75kt5fa.jpg
http://www.freeuploadimages.org/images/7idibl6s27x2dw9u31v0.jpg

thanks
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Hello,
Without examination, it is difficult to confirm a diagnosis, but from your description it looks like a mucocele. It is a rubbery, bubblelike painless swelling. It is usually inside the lower lip, under the tongue or the inside of mouth and caused mainly by biting the lips or trauma during eating of food.

Usually it goes away on its own. But if it does not, then corticosteroid injections and surgical removal by scalpel or laser are done by a dermatologist. It then has to be differentiated from other mucocutaneous lesions also.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.


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thanks for you answer Bhupinder Kaur, MD,
i think it's getting smaller now, so i will wait a week and check what happen, after that i will go to a doctor,
i just want to add that, i never had like this before and the same day I saw it after taking the image I tried to remove it by my self, with no success because it bled and gave much pain
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