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Blister On Lip Not Cold Sore
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I had a fever because of cold. Then I had chapped lip and I strip off the skin. Tomorrow, there's a pimple like blister on my lip. Is it cold sore?
2 months ago I woke up with a swollen lip & blister. haven't been in contact with anyone that has cold sores. What can it be other than herpes?
Two days ago I hit my lip and since it's been sore and tender. It looks like a blister type thing but I can't tell whether it's a cold sore or not?
Recently had my 1st cold sore the blister was huge now all the skin off the blisters gone my whole top lip is raw what do I do how can I help it heal?
Cold sore: We cannot provide you with a response if we don't have any information on you, especially your age. ...Read more
I just got a blister on my lip it doesn't hurt doesn't itch my lips are also extremely chapped I pick/bite them alot Is it a cold sore? Never had one
Probably not: But might be. Until you somehow stop biting and licking you will continue the problem. Try rubbing in vaseline [Aquaphor] 12 times a day. ...Read more
No difference: Both are viral ulcers, same thing.Get a more detailed answer ›
Half of upper lip is swollen for few hours, no blister or fluid. The swollen is quiet hard. Bug bite or cold sore?
Chapped lips all weekend now have a little blister on bottom lip. It feels nothing like a cold sore. Is it just due to chapped lips? Contagious?
Assume cold sore: It is difficult to assess without an exam, but if it is painfull and you have a history of cold sores, you should avoid contact with other parts of your body, especially your eyes or anyone else until it is resolved. If the blister does not resolve or gets worse within a week, you should see your dentist for an exam. ...Read more
I have little blisters around my lips and it looks a lot like a cold sore. I'm 16,should I go see a doctor? It's my first time having them. Is it bad?
Herpes simplex: Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus. Most cold sores can result on their own but the symptoms can last up to a week and can cause significant discomfort. You can get some Zovirax ointment from the pharmacy or you can visit the doctor to get some antiviral tablets ...Read more
How can I tell if i have a blister or cold sore on my lower lip or if it is something more serious? It isn't painless but it doesn't hurt all that bad, it's mostly painful to the touch which is difficult because it is right where my bottom lip touches the t
Herpes labialis: Fever blisters, cold sores are the common name for herpes labialis. These sores go away without treatment after a week or ten days. The course can be shortened by using OTC medications such as Abreva or prescription antiviral medications. It can be transmitted to others and may reoccur. ...Read more
Virus: Cold sores are normally caused by herpes simplex i & most people have this virus living in the nerves of the mouth. Some rarely have outbreaks while others have them more frequently — usually when under stress. Your md or dentist can prescribe medication to help them resolve faster & reduce the outbreaks. ...Read more
I have an itchy bump on my lip no blister or pain so doesn't resemble a cold sore. What could it be?
Itchy lip bump: An itchy, bumpy lip can be many things, but most are not serious. Lip biting can create mucus cysts, the most common bump. ...Read more
Dark, red blister like patch/spot on my bottom lip. Never had cold sore before so what could this be?
I woke up with blisters on top of rim of left side of nose, look like blisters I get on lip when I have a cold sore. Help?
A cold sore is a single bump on your lip and a herpes blister are two totally different things right? Can a herpes 1 test tell the difference?
Cold sore just forming by my nostril (no leaking blisters) and someone kissed me briefly. Lip may have come close to it. How high is his risk of inf?
Low but possible: The risk is low but it's still possible since you can't be sure no fluid got in contact with the uninfected person. ...Read more
I have a recurring blister in the same spot on my lower lip. Cold sore treatments aren't working. What could it be?
Need exam to answer:
You will need to be seen when the "blister" is present to get an accurate DX.
Could be recurrent Herpes--in which case antiviral meds would be Rxed ...Read more
What should I do if I have a red blister on my lip. It's not white or yellow and it doesn't itch. Is it a cold sore?
Is it Normal to still have tingling and burning on lip and nose 3 days after a cold sore blister under nose has crusted over?
Yes: It will heal in a week. Does not matter what you put on it. If you get these a few times a year, protect lips and face from sun. There are sunscreen chapsticks. Valacyclovir 2 grams at the first symptoms(prodrome) of the next attack will turn it off. You must be prepared beforehand. There are no side effects. ...Read more
How do I know if a bump on my bottom lip is necessarily a cold sore/fever blister? It doesn't hurt, it is just one bump with a white center?
Had cold x1.5 week. Had blisters inside and at end of nose. Cold is getting better so is blisters, now I woke up with a cold sore on my lip! Leukemia?
Unlikely: What you have is probably a cold sore and it will go away in a few days. You may try an over the counter remedy for cold sores. ...Read more
I keep getting blister things on bottom lip and it's really itchy. I did some research and found it might be a cold sore. I haven't had sex in 3 years?
I have one bump on my upper lip! It has been there for 3 to 4 days! It came to a head and I popped it!! Now it is a flat hard spot! It does itch so I assumed it was a cold sore but it's not a blister or a cluster just one bump??
Sounds like you:
May have a MUCOCOELE a small mucous containing
cyst which originates on the line joining your lip tissue
and your skin! It should slowly resolve but if persists ask your Dentist for a referral to an oral/plastic surgeon for excision!
Hope this helps!
Dr Z ...Read more
What do you recommend if I have a fever blister/cold sore in my lip and its itchy, how do I get rid of it?
See your doctor re:: Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral medication. 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. Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores. ...Read more