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Cold Sore Or Skin Cancer On Lip
Well, a cold sore : Usually resolves within around 7 to 14 days, but a cancerous lesion will not likely come and go. See your dermatologist for any questionable lesion. Take care. ...Read more
Skin is the largest and one of the most complex organs in the body composed of hundreds of different structures. Nearly any of these elements can degenerate into cancer. However the three most common are: basal cell, squamous cell and melanoma which occur in that order and degree of aggressiveness. Although heredity plays a major role, sun exposure and tobacco use & ...Read more
I have a small bump on the left side of my tongue that I noticed about two or three days ago. I also have a cold sore on my lip I was wondering if the two could be related? I suffer from health anxiety so this is making me think I have oral cancer
Don't jump to cancer: You are right to think about your health anxiety - and you'd be right to get that under control. There are psychotherapists who specialize in this type of anxiety - it's fairly common. But the probable connection is a virus (herpes) or something like that and you can ask your Dr or a pharmacist for symptom relief. Canker sores should go soon, so if it lasts - see your Dr. Best! ...Read more
I have white bump on bottom lip for 5 yrs it's now scaly and wont healdoc says its a cold sore.Yer ago mouth swelled &pain in face &earmri said reactiv lymph nodes. No cancer. Help! docs don't know?
Two problems: Let another doctor look at your lip if the scaly bump is always there. It could be precancerous but probably not in a 35 year old female. I would guess that the facial pain and swelling is unrelated to the lip, and i would believe the doctor on that one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long after a cold sore for the skin to heal and go back to normal? It's been 6 days and parts of my lip is still pink and looks bumpy.
Herpes: These sores usually clear completely by 10-14 days ...Read more
Dry patch of skin on top lip, comes back hard after I peel the skin (I know I shouldn't). Been there for about 5 days. Doesn't feel like a cold sore?
I peel my lips but after it bleeds and there is no skin left in that area, a bump similar to a cold sore appears. It seems to be just like one. Is it?
So I have a scar on the skin below the lips from a cold sore about 3 months now. Should i be applying something to it or just pray it gets better?
Keeping it moist: May benefit.... Don't get caught up in all of the magic cures that have not had the test of science...... There are many out there. The best person to ask is your friendly neighborhood dermatologist. ...Read more
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 justhad a cold sore. The scab came off and the skin looks pink. However. When I stretch the skin of my lip there is a huge white spot. What is it?
Healing Skin: The white skin and perhaps fluid is a collection of healing tissues and white blood cells. It should get better in the next few days ...Read more
Melanoma iscancer of melanocytes. Melanocytesare cells that produce the dark pigment, melanin, which is responsible for the color of skin. These cells predominantly occur in skin, but are also found in other parts of the body, including the bowel and the eye (see uveal melanoma). Melanoma can originate in any part of the ...Read more
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