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A 45-year-old male asked:

I have what looks like a sore on my lip just below my nostril that i cant get to heal. it started as what appeared to be a few ingrown hairs about 2.5?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Infection: You will need a medical exam, topical and oral antibiotics and a bacterial culture of the skin infection.
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Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
See a dermatologist: Any non-healing sore needs to be taken seriously. See a dermatologist, who can biopsy it or remove it to make a clear diagnosis and in all likelihood, solve the problem
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Last updated Sep 17, 2014

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