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Q. I have a white bump on lip. Please advise.

Answered by
Dr. Dilip Meena
and medically reviewed by Dr. Divya Banu M
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 15, 2019 and last reviewed on: Sep 16, 2020

Hello doctor,

I have a white bump on lip. What has to be done?

Dr. Dilip Meena

Dermatology Venereology
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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I understand your concern. Kindly send a clear picture in good lighting.


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Thank you doctor,

I have attached the pictures.

Dr. Dilip Meena

Dermatology Venereology
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Hi,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

Thanks for sharing the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks like a milium (plural milia), which is a tiny keratin cyst, usually seen on the face around eyes, but can sometimes be seen on lips as well. I thought they can subside on their own and are completely harmless but it might take a few weeks to months. Definitive treatment is to remove them. Extirpation with a sterile needle or radio frequently cautery is all that usually require.


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