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I had eczema on my lip and it left a red spot and white mark on my lip after the scab fell off?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

A "red spot and white mark" are entirly normal after any sore or lesion that involved a break in the skin. It says nothing about the cause. If you're sure it was eczema, there is no reason for concern. If not certain, and if this was a single sore without other active eczema in the same area, it might be something else, like cold sore (oral herpes). But not because of the mark or spot left behind.

Answered Oct 9, 2022

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