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A 24-year-old female asked:

lips have felt chapped for a couple of weeks. used vaseline at night aquaphor during the day. now tiny bumps appeared & tingling. what could this be?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Sounds : like a viral eruption. "Cold sore".
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
Cold sore: Sometimes cold sores pop up with chapped lips or they could be your normal lip glands. Best to get checked out by your doctor if painful or worrisome. Good luck

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Last updated Oct 7, 2014

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