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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

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 (Definition)

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


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Cold sore on my lip. Cures?

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

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Would a lip piercing cause a cold sore?

Would a lip piercing cause a cold sore?

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

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Can a 2 yr old get a cold sore on her lip?

Cold sore: Yes a two year old can get a cold sore on her lip as the herpes virus is highly contagious. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore by biting on your lip?

Can you get a cold sore by biting on your lip?

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

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Can a cold sore on my lip affect my unborn baby?

Can a cold sore on my lip affect my unborn baby?

Probably not...: 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

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How do I get rid of a cold sore on top of my lip?

How do I get rid of a cold sore on top of my lip?

Which lip?: Leave it alone and it will go away by itself.
If you wish you can use herpacin or other topicals on the lips of the mouth, or zovirax (acyclovir) on the lips of the vagina. ...Read more

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Does a red patch on your lip mean it's a cold sore?

Not necessarily.: 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). If you are uncertain about the lesion, your physician or a dermatologist could help to identify it. ...Read more

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Pimple or lip cold sore - how can I tell the difference?

PIMPLE-COLD SORE: Cold sore is on your lip and viral. Pimple is mostly in your face. ...Read more

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What could I do to cure a big cold sore on my upper lip?

What could I do to cure a big cold sore on my upper lip?

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

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Cold sore swelling on lip and gum. What can I use on this?

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

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How to tell difference from pimple on lower lip or cold sore?

How to tell difference from pimple on lower lip or cold sore?

Cold sore vs pimple: A cold sore turns into one or more blisters. It breaks open and a yellow fluid teaming with virus oozes out. You probably already know what to expect for a pimple. ...Read more

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Is a cold sore on your lip the same as a lie bump on your tung?

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

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What should I put on my lip to reduce the swelling of cold sore?

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

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How could I make the swelling on my lip go down due to a cold sore?

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

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What to do if I have a cold sore one side of my lip is very swollen?

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

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a cold sore above your lip?

Expedites healing: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. ...Read more

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What can I do to bring down a swelling on my lip caused by a cold sore?

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

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How long from the point of tingling, will a cold sore appear on your lip?

How long from the point of tingling, will a cold sore appear on your lip?

Next day: Within my experience, people complain about tingling (on a lip or elsewhere; wherever they happen to get their sores) or itching, or pain, about one day before the sore appears. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a kanker sore, a cold sore and lip herpes?

What is the difference between a kanker sore, a cold sore and lip herpes?

Differences are:: A canker sore is on the mucosa of the month (i.e. Inside the cheeks) and is also known as an aphthous ulcer. A cold sore and lip herpes are the same thing, an oral herpes virus infection. ...Read more

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I have a bump on my lip. Is it a cold sore or could it be something else?

Maybe not: 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

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I have this strange bump on my lip, it's not a cold sore so what could it be?

Possibly a mucocele: This may be a mucocele but it would be best to have an otolaryngologist check your lip. You need an exact diagnosis and need to be sure that this is benign. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to kiss some one who has a cold sore on her lip?

2 weeks: As long as the cold sore is open and active, the virus causing it can be transferred to any open wound. Oral lesions can be transferred to genital areas id contact occurs. ...Read more

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How do I get the swelling down, I have a horriable cold sore my lip is scary swollen?

Pseudoephedrine: This is a decongestant and will decrease swelling of lip and other membranes. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a bump on your top lip, but isn't a herpes or cold sore?

What does it mean when you have a bump on your top lip, but isn't a herpes or cold sore?

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

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My lip has been tingling for 2 days and I have a brownish spot on it, is it a cold sore?

Could be: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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I've had my first cold sore on my lip. Does that mean I can't safely kiss my child anymore?

I've had my first cold sore on my lip. Does that mean I can't safely kiss my child anymore?

No: When the cold sore resolves, then you can safely kiss your child. If the child gets a cold sore or the initial herpes infection of the mouth, he/she is immune and you can safely kiss with a cold sore. ...Read more

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If I kiss my girlfriend with a cold sore on my lip, how long will it take for her to get one?

If I kiss my girlfriend with a cold sore on my lip, how long will it take for her to get one?

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

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Cold Sore (Definition)

Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small, painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth to mouth contact and can spread to the genitalia and cause genital ...Read more