I have white lines near the teeth on the lower lip which appears and goes by their own. But sometimes it hurts.
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It could be lichen planus. It does not go off on wiping. If it goes off on wiping, then it is candida. Your case does not support submucous fibrosis as there is no blanching. My provisional diagnosis is lichen planus.
History of smoking.Investigations to be done:
Candida, leukoplakia, and submucous fibrosis.Probable diagnosis:
Lichen planus.Treatment plan:
Biopsy (nearest dental hospital) and follow-up with a specialist.Preventive measures:
Nicotine patch to stop smoking.
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