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how can i cure my lip infection?

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Depends: An infection of the lips may be of viral or bacterial origin. If viral, very often it is not treated, if it is severe, acyclovir, zovirax or other anti-viral meds may be used. Sometimes steroids are used. Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotic therapy.

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A 26-year-old female asked:

I have lip infection.White curd like layer forming at the corner of lips.How to cure this.Due to this white paste at the corner, lips becoming whitish.

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Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Yeast treatment: May have yeast or candida infection. Use antifungals like lotrimin (clotrimazole) solution or oral wash containing ketoconazole or Clotrimazole lozenges.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Why do I get infections on my upper and lower lip after i shave?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Uncertain: How old and how clean are the razors you are using?
A 30-year-old member asked:

What's that circle infection inside my mouth on the lip called?

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Dr. Frank Danna
Dentistry 29 years experience
Canker: Canker sore.
A 45-year-old member asked:

This scab on my lip keeps falling off and won't stay on. Will i get an infection?

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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery 37 years experience
Get seen: the concern is not infection: an ulcer on the lip that won't heal should be biopsied. A plastic surgeon will be able to diagnose and definitively treat

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