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A 43-year-old member asked:

What should i do if i have a blister below my lip?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 24 years experience
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
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Dr. Tal Dagan
Facial Plastic Surgery 26 years experience
Ointments: Bismuth subsalicylate (kaopectate) may protect raw mucosa and accelerate healing. Multivitamins with iron are sometimes recommended but do not have any clear benefit. Your physician may give you an antiviral cream called zovirax and sometimes pills called Valtrex (valacyclovir) to shorten the duration of the symptoms if caught early. Alternatively 1% Hydrocortisone cream over the counter can reduce inflammation.
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A 48-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of lip blisters ?

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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology 43 years experience
Allergy or Infection: There are many etiologies for lip blisters. Herpes simplex labialis affects many individuals and is due to a recurrent virus infection. It may be induced by stress, sunlight, and an underlying illness. Other causes include an allergy to a cosmetic ingredient. Systemic medications can also be associated with lip blisters.
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A 34-year-old member asked:

What to do about a lip blister?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 41 years experience
Cold sore?: If you do nothing and it is a cold sore it will go away in 7-10 days. You can use abreva or zovirax (acyclovir) ointments to speed the process.
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A 21-year-old female asked:

Blisters above upper lip?

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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Cosmetic Dentistry 27 years experience
Herpes: Its probably herpes simplex 1 aka cold sores. Abriva is a good otc medicine, your doctor can prescribe antiviral creams like Denavir or antiviral pills like valtrex (valacyclovir).
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A 38-year-old member asked:

Can a lip blister not be herpes?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Yes: A lip blister can be many other things, most of which are benign. See your doctor if it persists, oozes or is painful.
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