A 45-year-old male asked:
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hello, i have what looks to be a pimple just above my lip. it appears to have a white head. it is a little sore. i do have cystic acne and get pimples on my face. i'm writing you to find out if it is just a pimple or whether it could be a cold sore. i d

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
MOST LIKELY COLD SOR: The location and description is more suggestive of a cold sore.Having said that it is very difficult to say with certainty what it is without looking at it.If you are concerned about it get it checked by your doctor
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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