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My lips are turning black. How to cure it?

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My lips are turning black?
Posted Sat, 1 Jun 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. Prasad Akole 59 minutes later
Dear friend, welcome to Healthcaremagic!
I am Dr. Prasad Akole (Critical Care Expert- and am glad to address to your query here.

Causes of blackening lips can be use of reaction to lipsticks/lip creams, smoking or addison’s disease. Excess of caffeine, tea can also affect. Sometimes bluish lips can be felt as blackish and may be due to low oxygenation (cyanosis).
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Do you smoke or drink too much coffee?

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