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A 48-year-old member asked:

What are the causes of lip blisters ?

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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology 43 years experience
Allergy or Infection: There are many etiologies for lip blisters. Herpes simplex labialis affects many individuals and is due to a recurrent virus infection. It may be induced by stress, sunlight, and an underlying illness. Other causes include an allergy to a cosmetic ingredient. Systemic medications can also be associated with lip blisters.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

What should I do if I have a blister below my lip?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 24 years experience
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

What is the cause of monthly blisters on my top lip?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 30 years experience
Possibly : Herpes virus. See a doctor if so could take antiviral med like vaulters or zovirax (acyclovir) as preventative tx from outbreaks.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

Can lip balm cause lip blisters?

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Dr. Robert Eckelson
Orthodontics 52 years experience
Possibly: I use lip balm to prevent blisters as i seem to have a virus that goes nuts with a cracked lip after sun exposure. One can be allergic to one or more of the ingredients in the balm.
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A 30-year-old female asked about a 51-year-old male:

Can constipation cause lip blisters?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 44 years experience
Not directly: Although dry mouth from dehydration which also causes constipation can cause lip blisters as well.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

Can the flu cause lip blisters?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Well... I'm not sure: However, if your body undergoes the stress of the flu - that could trigger cold sores to erupt.
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