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How to get rid of a blister on your lip

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
Dentistry 21 years experience
See Dentist/MD: Cold sores, also called fever blisters, are small blisters on the lip and around the mouth. The blisters may break open, leak a clear fluid, and then ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Blister on lip: This might be either a cold sore, a canker sore ( aphthous ulcer), or a mucocele (a mucus-filled blister). Different causes and different treatments.... Read More
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Dr. Don Millner
Dentistry - Cosmetic 44 years experience
Laser if appropriate: While there are different types of blisters, the most common cold sores / blisters are related to the herpes virus. If you a looking for a speedy all... Read More
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Dr. Behram Dalal
32 years experience
Depending on: The type of lesion a soft tissue laser can often be used on non contact mode to ablate the lesion. Relief is usually instant. Consult your dentist. ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
31 years experience
LIP BLISTERS: It could be herpetic lesions. They are often painful and are brought on by sun exposure, stress or other illnesses. The virus lives in the nerve root ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
Dentistry 46 years experience
What type of blister: The most common blister occurring on the lips is due to the herpes simplex virus. Prompt use of an antiviral drug, such as topical pencyclovir can sli... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Prosthodontics 47 years experience
Laser can Help: Find a dentist trained with the biolase waterlase, which can dry up the lesions, reduce pain, and speed healing.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dentistry 31 years experience
Not Much: Like swelling anywhere in the body--especially in soft tissues like lips--time is the only proven way to reduce the swelling. Cold packs can help if t... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Lipstick?: Are you wearing any lipstick or other make up product on or around your lips? You need to remove all offending agents. You can use vaseline to heal th... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Herpes blisters: are hard to get rid of quickly. Some people put vaseline or tea bags or salt on it, or eat licorice. These home remedies have not been shown to work... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Sounds viral: A mouth virus will cause low grade fever and blisters. Rx anti-viral meds work well. Otc cold sore meds may help.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Atlee
Dentistry 20 years experience
Maybe nothing: If its cracked and scabbed already, your screwed. At that point, it's a wound. It will heal soon, but you can't speed it up.
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