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A 31-year-old member asked:

I have a cluster of blisters/pimples on my lip. how do i know if they are herpes?

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Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 18 years experience
Visit your dentist: Make an appointment with your dentist to determined the cause of the blisters, if it is herpes there is a good medication to keep it from hurting and becoming too big.

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A 24-year-old female asked:

What are other reasons for lip blisters then herpes?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
HSV-1: The herpes simplex virus 1 (hsv-1) is not sexually transmitted and is very common, detectable in most individuals. This virus is the cause for the common "cold sore" or lip blisters. Topical creams and even anti-viral medications can help shorten the duration of the illness. Best wishes.

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Last updated Mar 26, 2013

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