Doctor insights on:
Blister From Biting Lip
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
What makes red spots: Could be an area of trauma, like biting, or an early form of oral cancer. Red spots are a particular concern. If its directly related to a spot you are always biting then its likely a chronic inflammation area and may stay red as long as reinjury occurs. To be safe, have it checked periodically by a physician or dentist. ...Read more
Unlikely: Chronic irritation can, over time, causr cells to mutate. But it is far more common to develop a fibroma (benign lump) at the site of the biting habit than anything else. The dentist can actually fabricate an appliance you could wear temporarily to help you break the habit/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are canker sores inside mouth (gums, inner cheek) a form of HSV 1? Never had any blister-like cold sores outside on/around lips.
Canker sores?: Canker sores are ulcers of unknown origin. They may result from stress, citrus foods, irritation or trauma. They usually occur on the inside of the mouth and the tongue. Aphthous stomatitis (cold sores or fever blisters) are caused by the hsv-1 virus. They usually occur in clusters on the outside of the lips. Check with your dentist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment for pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly herpes: Possibly oral herpes (hsv) also known as a fever blister. Another possibility is a canker sore which is different from hsv. Hsv should be treated with an oral antiviral such as acyclovir, valtrex, (valacyclovir) or famvir. Hsv is contagious and there is no cure, it can keep recurring and you are always a carrier. Canker sores are not contagious. ...Read more
Little borther has a huge white swollen bump on his lip after eating from coming home from dentist. Either anesthesia or infection from biting lip?
Yes, carefully.: Blisters don't usually hurt, but ripping the skin off of them really hurts. Therefore, you can sterilize a seeing needle to prick the edge and drain the fluid, but leave the roof of the blister in tact. ...Read more
White head directly on bottom lip. Not a blister. White not yellow. Comes when lips get chapped. Looks like canker sore but on outside of lip.
Lump: Yes, this is called a "traumatic fibroma" which is simply scar tissue under the mucosa in your mouth. It is simply removed via a laser. You should have it checked to confirm that this is the true diagnosis. It is very common and easily taken care of. Jeffrey briney, d.D.S. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer