A 39-year-old female asked:
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can a cold sore look like a pimple on inner lip? can they have a whitehead and pop like a pimple? no burning, itching or blister. pimple or cold sore?

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Dr. Emil Shakov
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Inner lip: Is usually herpes. Acne occurs in areas where you have sebaceous glands which are not located on mucosal surfaces like the lips.
Answered on Jan 1, 2019
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Cold sore: The answer is yes to all your queries.
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