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I have symptoms of burning around my lips, but haven't eaten any chili sauce; what should I do?

I have symptoms of burning around my lips, but haven't eaten any chili sauce; what should I do?

Herpes simplex?: You might be breaking out with herpes simplex virus. If this is the case you will know rather shortly as usually you will develop small blisters on your lips. Hopefully, this is not the case as they are uncomfortable. If this does happen, there are topical and preventative oral medications you can use. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a rash under my bottom lip. Dont have any other symptoms of herpes like burning urine or sores "down there" it doesn't hurt just itches?

I have a rash under my bottom lip. Dont have any other symptoms of herpes like burning urine or sores "down there" it doesn't hurt just itches?

Rash: It would be rash of me to try and suggest a diagnosis without seeing this eruption. You need to be examined by a doctor and have suggestions made for cause and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have Herpes Type II. For a month now Ive had tingling & burning sensation & lip quivering on my upper lip but no cold sore has appeared. Ive taken valacyclovir 1 g for 14 days but has not relieved symptoms Am I having an outbreak? Or something else

I have Herpes Type II. For a month now Ive had tingling & burning sensation & lip quivering on my upper lip but no cold sore has appeared. Ive taken valacyclovir 1 g for 14 days but has not relieved symptoms Am I having an outbreak? Or something else

Not herpes: First, let's be clear on terminology. It's HSV2, not II (roman numerals). HSV2 is the virus, not the disease. Genital herpes can be caused by either HSV1 or 2, but HSV2 infrequently infects the mouth -- i.e. most people with genital HSV2 never get cold sores from it. Herpes doesn't cause "tingling and burning" without visible sores, and non-improvement on valacyclovir confirms it's not herpes. ...Read more

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What can you use to help your lips if they are burning and are dry?

What can you use to help your lips if they are burning and are dry?

Omega 3: You could also need better hydration. Drink lots of water. Also improving the fatty acid balance of your cells may help. Omega 3's may help dryness. Consider organic lip balm, as you end up eating much of your lip balm. ...Read more

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My lips hurt me very much and they are dry when something touches them it feels like a it is burning

My lips hurt me very much and they are dry when something touches them it feels like a it is burning

Try something: Try some over the counter oragel or orabase cream and take some tylenol(if you have no allergies). If there's redness, blisters or swelling, go see you dr. You may need some antibiotics and/or antiviral tablets. Take care! ...Read more

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Do burning lip always mean herpes?

Do burning lip always mean herpes?

Burning Lips: There are about 13 conditions associated with itching or burning, swelling and swollen lips. Causes include: allergic reactions, angioedema, hay fever, poison ivy, cellulitis, insect bites or stings, drug allergies, heat, chemical burns, salivary duct obstruction, kawasaki disease, erythema multiforme and herpes. ...Read more

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What causes burning sensation on lips?

What causes burning sensation on lips?

Reflux: One additional cause that could cause problems in the mouth and on the lips is a reflux which is undisguised. This can also give symptoms of laryngitis. If there are no outside causes see your physician re workup and if other symptoms are present evaluation for possible reflux. ...Read more

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Burning lip for a week. Could this be herpes?

Possibly: It could be, especially if you see even a small area that is red, or blistered. You might just have a mild outbreak. If so, you should assume that you are contagious--both to yourself and others. Caution is advised. ...Read more