Tiny Scar on Lips?

I have a scar, actually three small scars on my bottom lip, i believe my teeth caused it from sucking my lips..it is a bad habit that i adopted as a child an as an adult i still do it...the scars are noticeable and i always have to wear a pink tinted lip gloss or balm to try to disguise it, but sometimes i can still see it...what should i do?

Doctor Answers 3

Lip scars can be revised and improved with treatment

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Lip scars are best excised and revised with layered skin closure to prevent further scarring.  I have used this technique with success. 

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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Tiny scars on lips

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What you are calling scars on your lower lip may just be normal glands and have nothing to do with your sucking your lips.  Please consult a dermatologist who can give you a diagnosis.

Martie Gidon, MD, FRCPC
Toronto Dermatologist

How to treat lip scars?

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It's impossible to say withoyt seeing photos. However potential treatments include steroids injections, scar revision or laser treatments.

Stephen Weber MD, FACS

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