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A 33-year-old member asked:

My lip was stinging, so i put some polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) on it, but now my lip is numb and tingly. should i be worried?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
?COLD SORE: Tingling and burning may well be due to a viral cold sore. You should know very soon. Abreva works well for those. Some other conditions will cause your symptoms to persist beyond a week or two, in which case you need to see your doctor please.

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Last updated May 3, 2016

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