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Cold Sore Lip Fillers
Can I have lip fillers with a cold sore that as healed over? I have an appointment tomorrow but still have a little scab from the cold sore
My opinion only:
Until scab falls off and skin is completely healed I personally would not inject you!
You should contact the Professional who is going to do your procedure for a the opinion that COUNTS!
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Laser: The best way to heal a cold sore is the use of the biolase laser. The pain will be relieved quickly and the sore will heal quickly. If you have the area treated during the early stage of a cold sore when you feel a burning or itching the cold sore will not come back to that area again. ...Read more
An infection: Your lip piercing may be infected. Get it checked out medically. In the meantime – don’t smoke. Rinse your mouth before and after eating. Clean the piercings 2 to 3 times per day with the solution that was recommended by the piercer. Brush teeth at least twice a day with a soft brush. ...Read more
Herpes virus: Cold sore is caused by herpes virus which is transmissible by contact (usually kissing). Once you've been infected you always have the virus which can be reactivated by stress, sunburn, trauma, fatigue, underlying illness, having procedures such as laser or chemical peels. ...Read more
Having a cold sore on you lip, typically a reactivation of your herpes simplex virus, type1. You already have the antibody to this virus. Generally, this should not be an issue. If, however, you have an overwhelming infection, it may affect your pregancy. Also, if you have lesions on the vaginal areas during birth, your doc may recommend c-section etc...
Otherwise, baby should be ok.
Good luck. ...Read more
PIMPLE-COLD SORE: Cold sore is on your lip and viral. Pimple is mostly in your face. ...Read more
See your oral surgeo: Many times if it is there for more then 2 weeks oral surgeon can furher take sample of tissue and check out in a lab what is the cause. If it is more then 2 weeks I will not wait too long may be you have serious problem. Good luck. ...Read more
Cold sore: Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also ^ healing. * for lip: melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. Your dermatologist can also provide laser treatments. ...Read more
Entirely different: I never heard of "lie bump" until now; had to google it. But the answer is definitely no: lingual papillitis (lie bumps) are not herpes, which is the cause of cold sores on the lips. These are entirely separate problems. (And of course telling a lie has nothing to do with this or any other tongue problem -- which you probably knew!) ...Read more
No cold sore,: No lesion - no worry. Try moisturizing the itchy spot. Take care. ...Read more
Comfortable: Do not play with it or it will get bigger, do anything that makes you comfortable. It takes about 2 weeks to go away no matter what you seem to do. However check with your pharmacy for a few items that may make you more comfortable - remember that they generally do not shorten the 2 week time. ...Read more
Comfortable: Stop playing with it. Do anything that makes you comfortable. It takes about 2 weeks to go away no matter what you seem to do. However check with your pharmacy for a few items that may make you more comfortable - remember that they generally do not shorten the 2 week time. ...Read more
Comfortable: Anything that makes you comfortable. It takes about 2 weeks to go away no matter what you seem to do. However check with your pharmacy for a few items that may make you more comfortable - remember that they generally do not shorten the 2 week time. ...Read more
Expedites healing: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. ...Read more
Applying ice: Try intermittently applying ice to the lesion. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more
Cold sores are painful liquid filled blisters that can occur on the lips, roof of the mouth or the gums which are caused by the herpes simplex virus (hsv-1).
An estimated 80% of americans have been exposed to herpes simplex virus type 1. However, not all of those people will get cold sores. It depends on your immune system. ...Read more
Pseudoephedrine: This is a decongestant and will decrease swelling of lip and other membranes. ...Read more
Lip bumps: A "bump" on the lip can be an infection, a benign growth, or a malignancy, among other things. A clinical exam is needed to narrow down the diagnosis, & sometimes a biopsy sample is done to know for sure. ...Read more
Could be: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
No such guarantee: First there is no guarantee that she does not already have oral herpes. Most people with oral herpes got it as children from other family members. A blood test is the only accurate way to assess her herpes status. Second you are contagious when you don't have a sore as well. ...Read more