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Cystic Pimple On Lip
Yes: Herpes has what is called a prodrome period or a period of mild discomfort before a full outbreak occurs. This is when prescription Acyclovir is most effective and can prevent the full outbreak. If you see your dentist or physician right away, they will generally give you a prescription to take now with refills to use during future onsets - but they need to see it to diagnose it correctly. ...Read more
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
Hello, I have what looks to be a pimple just above my lip. It appears to have a white head. It is a little sore. I do have cystic acne and get pimples on my face. I'm writing you to find out if it is just a pimple or whether it could be a cold sore. I d
MOST LIKELY COLD SOR: The location and description is more suggestive of a cold sore. Having said that it is very difficult to say with certainty what it is without looking at it. If you are concerned about it get it checked by your doctor ...Read more
I have a pimple on my chin with no head, and it is not a cystic pimple. It's just a inflammed pimple, and I'm not sure how to treat it?
See a dermatologist: I recommend you to see a doctor, esp. Dermatologist. ...Read more
Seldom have pimple/cystic acne. ONE cystic appeared 1mnth ago, no longer red but big bump remain & it won't come to a head. How do I treat it?
Let it be:
Leaving it alone is the best option. You may try warm fomentation. Do not try to pop it as that will only lead to a scar. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
Cystic pimple on the outside lining of my mouth I tried popping but nothing comes out it just gets bigger how do I get rid of it because its embarras?
Pimple: It looks like it is a pimple day. You may have a cyst. ...Read more
Can I take tetracycline & doxycycline at the same time? I am 40 all of a sudden broke out with cystic and whiteheads around mouth & chin. Thanks!
Don't take both: As the name implies, these drugs are chemically very similar and they have exactly the same activity against various problems, including acne. There is never a reason to take both; it would just increase the chance of side effects (like stomach upset, sensitivity to sunburn) without improving your acne. Speak with the doctor (s) who prescribed them and/or taking care of your acne. ...Read more
I have cystic acne, but it normally occurs 1 or 2 at a time and comes to a small head. I woke up with 10 zits that are now open craters - help!
How to clear acne around mouth and chin? I'm 21 years old. I've started dealing with acne around my mouth and on my chin. The ones around my mouth seem to be cystic acne and I've never had this before. The ones on my chin hurt, dry fast and crack and blee
Start with the basic: You should consider skin cleaning and topical otc agents. If that does not work wee a dermatologist. Options include topical antibiotics, oral antibiotics and pdt therapy. ...Read more
Small round lip spot: Unclear what the small round pimple-typed spot on your lip could be without examining it and asking some additional questions. I recommend you see your regular doctor first. ...Read more
Not serious: Pimple anywhere is uncomfortable but seldom serious. The treatment is the same. Let it form and have it lanced if it doesn't break open and drain on it's own. If the infection seems to be spreading or the pain worsening then you need to see a gynecologist for help and or antibiotics. ...Read more
See a dentist: A personal examination would best determine why your lips are swollen. ...Read more
Without a picture of your "small" pimple, it is impossible to advise you how to make it disappear. In fact, it may be gone by the time you read this response. ...Read more
Inflammation: Ice can help with the swelling. There's a product that I like a lot for facial bruising and swelling from injections (that would work well in this case as well) called Regenica Recovery Gel, it has arnica, aloe and growth factors to help speed recovery. Ibuprofen or other anti inflammatories may help. You could also try a weak, otc steroid cream, but don't use it for more than a few days. ...Read more
Not sure it's pimple: If the lump is on the pink part of your lip, it is unlikely to be a pimple, as there are no pores there. Please see your primary provider or an ENT specialist or dermatologist for evaluation and definitive treatment. ...Read more
Bump on lip: A bump on the lip, can be one of many things. It can be a clogged pore, a pimple or cyst. It can be a a scar if there has been trauma or you have picked or rubbed the area. If you are older, it could possibly be a skin cancer. The possible diagnoses are related to your age, other skin conditions, and whether you have touched or picked the area. Use warm compresses, some Cortaid (hydrocortisone) cream, or a md. ...Read more
I hve a small 2 white colour pimple on my lower lip. My lip was so dry and the skin were coming out.
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I got a couple of white head pimple on One area of my lip w h a t could it be just notice it's there?
Common: Usually visible when you look close while stretching the skin. Milia or comedones [zits]. Can squeeze out if you can stand the pain. OK to leave alone. ...Read more
I tried to pop a pimple about my lip and now my lip is hard and swollen what can I do to make my lip not swollen and better?
Probably ice: I say probably because e I don't know the time frame. If you popped the pimple a few days ago now have a hard swollen lip I would worry about infections and start warm soaks and see a doctor. If this is recent and you traumatized the lip then ice will reduce swelling. See a doctor if any pus, throbbing, tenderness fever etc ...Read more
I shaved my vaginal area and now my outer lips are swollen, plus I have a pimple on it. This has never happened what do I do!!
Folliculitis?: Almost certainly you have folliculitis, i.e. hair follicle inflammation or infection triggered by shaving. Pubic area folluculitis is far more frequent in the past decade, since genital shaving became common. Wash with soap and water and keep the area dry, and get care if you develop multiple pimples or particularly large ones, or if not better in a few days. And no shaving the next 2-3 weeks. ...Read more
I have what looks like a pimple on the surface of my vagina. (like right above the lips and a lil off to the left) should I be worried?
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more