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i have a pimple on my lip is it herpes

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Pimple : Herpes manifests as painful blisters that soon crust over and resolve over a week or so only to come back in the same spot in future outbreaks . Usua ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. John Froude
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: Is it painful? The ulcer of herpes is shallow usually without pus. This sounds like a tiny retention cyst, probably nothing to worry about. If it cont ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be a: Hemangioma but can't tell without looking. That sins little collection of blood vessels. It can be removed.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
Not necessarily: A single 'pimple' on the lip could be a bacterial infection or a hsv lesion.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience Dermatology
Absolutely: Pimples in the follicles around the lips happen commonly. They typically appear like a blackhead or pus bump involving one follicle. Cold sores tend ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Possibly, but it would have to be seen to be diagnosed appropriately.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience Family Medicine
Appearance: Herpes/cold sores are clear fluid filled blisters, usually in a small cluster, that are preceded by tingling or burning a day or two prior to the outb ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Without seeing this have no way to know. Might be staphylococcal or half a dozen other things. Show this to a doctor.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Lip pimple: Need more information and pictures but it most likely is herpes
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe. Maybe not.: Herpes recurrences look like a small group of tiny bumps, in a cluster, that break open and then crust over, before healing. One single tiny bump with ... Read More
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