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A 44-year-old member asked:

About 2 weeks ago, a pencil-eraser sized red spot appeared on my top lip. it is not really raised, what is it?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
?cold sore: Lesions are generally imposible to diagnose over the computer, so i recommend you see a dr. For an exam. One possiblitiy is surely a cold sore for an educated guess.
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