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Help. i wake up and my lips are swollen, dry, but have water blisters, this happens over and over again. all i do is put vaseline on my lips?

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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 48 years experience
Blisters on the lips: You probably have herpes simplex (commonly called fever blisters). This is a self limiting condition but its resolution can be expedited by using acyclovir if it too annoying and discomforting.
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