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common lip infections

A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, our lymph system drains germs, old blood cells and other "junk" in the body. There are a number of lymph nodes on the jaw and on the neck, that ... Read More
Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
Yes: The glands are lymph nodes which are part of your body's defense mechanism. When fighting off infection, they may swell up and become tender. The loca ... Read More
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Dr. Duane Keller
45 years experience Dentistry
Yes: If the infection is a virus (usually) it is common to get an immune system response (swollen glands). Keep all areas clean and consider medications f ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zhu
17 years experience General Surgery
HPV: The current HPV vaccine covers the three most troublesome serotypes of the virus. However, there are literally hundreds of subtypes of this virus. So ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Ashori
16 years experience Family Medicine
Viral: It could be from grinding your teeth, and yes, could happen from a viral infection as well. As long as you don't have any visual changes and able to ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
URI: Sometimes you can get sinus inflammation with a URI as well as fluid build up behind the ears - this is common. It can also cause headache or head pa ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Foggy head: Until the sinus infection clears, you will still feel fullness in the head. Try irrigating the nose with saline 50 cc into each nostril 5 times a day. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Depends: An infection of the lips may be of viral or bacterial origin. If viral, very often it is not treated, if it is severe, acyclovir, zovirax or other ant ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast infection: This would be unusual but can occur.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: How old and how clean are the razors you are using?
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arun Patel
45 years experience Family Medicine
Need to be seen: The medicine is safe however infections on the lips could be viral infections and you should see a Doctor to be sure and get the right medication
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Feyisayo Adeyina
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: Topical neosporin should not be used in your mouth. There is treatment for the yeast infection which would heal the cuts. neosporin is unlikely to be ... Read More

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