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Venous lake on my lip

By Island Girl December 23, 2008 - 8:20am
 
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I have this dark blue/purple lesion on my lip that keeps getting bigger. I went to see the dermatologist and she said that it's a venous lake. She said it was nothing I had to worry about. Does anyone else have one or know of someone who does? If so, what was your/their treatment?

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Anonymous

Thank your for the suggestion of Castor Oil, I have used it for three days and my lip is almost
back to normal. I saw a difference in one day. Very inexpensive, no pain, surgery or wasted money. I would highly recommend this option before anything else.

January 19, 2016 - 8:10am
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Anonymous

To all here with venus lake.i post because iam thankful that i read time ago abouth castor oil.it realy help with me.after using that oil 5-6 times my lake is realy shrinking....just press it on 4-5 times a day and u will see.....

December 2, 2015 - 6:30pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

Really glad to hear that. Keep the treatment and you will have better and better results with your VL, even disappear. I posted the castor oil remedy over 1 year and nobody seemed to notice my post, neither to give it a chance. So, thank you that you posted here your results, maybe will encourage others too to try it. For me it passed almost 1 year already since I applied castor oil with 100% success and it never came back! Since then my lip looks absolutely normal, you cannot tell that I ever had a venous lake on it! And I spent only 2$ on the bottle of castor oil.

December 3, 2015 - 1:27am
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Anonymous

HI, Thanks for this and link to your pics. Mine is just like yours was so now I will get it lasered. Thanks

November 9, 2015 - 5:47am
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Anonymous

I have a round purplish spot on my lower lip, it doesn't seem to hurt. I think I had a similar one in the past and it went away. I have btw made an appt with dermatologist in 2 weeks to have them look at it but it sounds like its the venous lake. However my nerves are shot, my husband is ill and I am fearful of this being something worse, how do they know? Please give me some encouragement. Am going to try the castor oil. Its possible that I have bitten my lip due to nervous stress btw. brit

June 16, 2015 - 6:02am
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I have same thing. went to derm. got laser twice. still there but is smaller and flatter, but not gone. laser 200.00 each time, not covered by insurance.

September 12, 2015 - 6:05am
Debra Moncrieff (reply to Anonymous)

Struth that's expensive!

Had mine done by laser, it's only just noticeable, much better than before! and it cost less than $200 but I'm Australia...

November 9, 2015 - 8:28pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

doctor used a V beam laser

November 9, 2015 - 1:30pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I laser these all the time with great results. Usually only takes one treatment. No needles or scars.
C.Smith CLT Fairhope, Al

June 23, 2015 - 6:56am
MTSharon (reply to Anonymous)

C. Smith, What kind of laser do you use?
--Sharon

September 11, 2015 - 12:09pm
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