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Blister On Lip Not Cold Sore
Blister? / virus: Lip blister could be a burn, having bit your lip and have a salivary gland swollen or possibly some type of chemical burn causing a blister. A cold sore is typically a herpetic virus which will feel feverish, painful and last 10 days to 2 weeks usually. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 weeks: They are cause by a virus. The normal time it takes your defense system to knock it out is two weeks. Anti-viral taken a the first sign,, or pro-dermal stage, that tingling sensation, an anti-viral like abreva can help cut the two-week process in half! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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