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do cold sores have pus

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Small salivary gland: What you're seeing is normal anatomy -you probably never looked this close at the underside of your lip. There can be many small salivary glands there ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Herpes: You have a pimple and not herpes. Tingling, itching, or burning occur before the blisters appear, the skin may tingle, itch, or burn for a day or so.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
46 years experience Plastic Surgery
Red lesion lip/: Best to be examined and bx if needed>>>>>
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Folliculitis?: It may be infection of a hair follicle, it could have been triggered by a cold sore and one does not exclude the other. Do not try to pop it. Popping ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Vermilion border: The edge of your lip where it meets the skin of your face is a common place for cold sores, or fever blisters, to appear. It is also a location where ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Pus?: Cold sores will drain fluid, sometimes purulent. Normally they will form a dry scab after a few days and heal after 5 to 10 days. Topicals are not wor ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Fordyce Spots: Fordyce spots are small (1-5mm), slightly elevated yellowish or white papules or spots that can appear on the glans or shaft of the penis, labia of th ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Ellen Luchetti
35 years experience Dermatology
Milia or pustule: These are not cold sores. Vesicles are usually more apt to be a cold sore (clear blisters).
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
15 years experience Family Medicine
Cold Sores: USUALLY start out as clear, fluid-filled blisters, that break then scab over. You can usually feel them coming on before they even show, as a "tingli ... Read More
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