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A 26-year-old male asked:

what could cause white dots on inside upper right lip with localized swelling/redness and pain to the touch? girlfriends lip is noticeably swollen.

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Dr. Rixt Luikenaar
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Herpes: Girlfriend needs to see a doctor. This could be any type of skin disorder or cyst but if recurrent it could be herpes which is very common, painful and contagious. Your doctor can look at it and give the right treatment. Sometimes a soothing bath in epsom salt helps.

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Last updated Aug 23, 2013

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