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What is the difference between a lip blister or cold sore?

What is the difference between a lip blister or cold sore?

Blister? / virus: Lip blister could be a burn, having bit your lip and have a salivary gland swolen 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 more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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 generally caused by the herpes simplex virus 1 which is related to herpes simplex virus 2 that causes genital herpes. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth to mouth contact. They can spread to the genitalia and cause genital ...Read more


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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?

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?

Maybe: It could also be related to peeling off the dry skin, like a small abrasion. If it gets worse, or doesn't get better within a week or so, see your doctor for an exam. hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is the duration of a cold sore or a lip blister?

What is the duration of a cold sore or a lip blister?

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 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 more

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Two days ago i hit my lip and since its been sore and tender. It looks like a blister type thing but i can't tell whether it's a cold sore or not?

Two days ago i hit my lip and since its been sore and tender. It looks like a blister type thing but i can't tell whether it's a cold sore or not?

Infection: Human bite is source of infection . There are several harmless bacteria's in the mouth as long us our mucosa is intact . Once they get in the wrong place , they become violent and causes infection. In conclusion , first think of infection. ...Read more

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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

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

Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more


Dr. Duane Gels
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Lip Blister (Definition)

A blister ...Read more