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A 20-year-old female asked:

I justhad a cold sore. the scab came off and the skin looks pink. however. when i stretch the skin of my lip there is a huge white spot. what is it?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Adam King
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 16 years experience
Healing Skin: The white skin and perhaps fluid is a collection of healing tissues and white blood cells. It should get better in the next few days

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