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What are causes for blister on top lip?

What are causes for blister on top lip?

Cold sore: Cold sores/fever blisters/ herpes. Things like fevers can cause them to come out, stress to the area (chapped lips) can do it as well. You can get topical stuff (abreva) to put on them to help them go away. If they get really bad you can get prescription meds. ...Read more

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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


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Blisters above upper lip?

Blisters above upper lip?

Herpes: Its probably herpes simplex 1 aka cold sores. Abriva is a good otc medicine, your doctor can prescribe antiviral creams like Denavir or antiviral pills like valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more

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What to do about a lip blister?

What to do about a lip blister?

Cold sore?: If you do nothing and it is a cold sore it will go away in 7-10 days. You can use abreva or zovirax (acyclovir) ointments to speed the process. ...Read more

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Can lip balm cause lip blisters?

Can lip balm cause lip blisters?

Possibly: I use lip balm to prevent blisters as i seem to have a virus that goes nuts with a cracked lip after sun exposure. One can be allergic to one or more of the ingredients in the balm. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat a lip blister?

What can I do to treat a lip blister?

Laser treatment: The cause of your lip blister is probably herpes simplex one virus. This is commonly known as a cold sore. If your dentist has a laser such as the biolase md the cold sore can be treated with it to instantly relieve the pain and heal it quicker, . ...Read more

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What do I do about a blister on my lip?

Ointments: Bismuth subsalicylate (kaopectate) may protect raw mucosa and accelerate healing. Multivitamins with iron are sometimes recommended but do not have any clear benefit. Your physician may give you an antiviral cream called zovirax and sometimes pills called Valtrex (valacyclovir) to shorten the duration of the symptoms if caught early. Alternatively 1% Hydrocortisone cream over the counter can reduce inflammation. ...Read more

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How long will blisters on the lip last?

Depends: Depends on the cause, if viral, usually a week to 10 days, if persists, check with your physician. ...Read more

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What is water blisters and swollen lips ?

What is water blisters and swollen lips ?

Possible: Allergic or irritant contact dermatitis can occur to adhesives. Patch testing may help understand the nature of this type of reaction. ...Read more

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How can I treat a blister on my inner lip?

Blocked duct: By blister, I am going to assume a bubble on your inner lip. It is most likely a pinched off saliva gland with the exit blocked. Increasing your saliva flow may reopen it. You can do that with sugarless sour hard candy. If things don't improve in a few days get it checked because there are other possibilities. ...Read more

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What's the best medicine for a lip blister?

Depends on cause: Lips will blister due to excessive sun exposure, viral or bacterial infection or lip biting or trauma. I hesitate to be more specific without know the diagnosis because treatment is different for each. ...Read more

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What should I do to help heal a lip blister?

It is typically: Self limiting depending on the etiology (cause) - means it will heal itself in a week or so usually. Depending on the type of lesion your dentist may be able to use a soft tissue diode laser uninitiated to treat the lesion immediately. ...Read more

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Can anxiety couse blood blisters on the lips?

Can anxiety couse blood blisters on the lips?

Yes: Check with your doctor to see if you have oral herpes stress is well known for triggering an attack. ...Read more

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Need help. I've got a clear blister on my lip?

Need help. I've got a clear blister on my lip?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are other reasons for lip blisters then herpes?

What are other reasons for lip blisters then herpes?

HSV-1: The herpes simplex virus 1 (hsv-1) is not sexually transmitted and is very common, detectable in most individuals. This virus is the cause for the common "cold sore" or lip blisters. Topical creams and even anti-viral medications can help shorten the duration of the illness. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What can i do to get rid of sun blister on ur lips ?

Abreva: Some people get cold sores with sun exposure. An OTC cream that works is called Abreva. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on how I can help this small lip blister?

Need to see it: Without seeing the blister i can't really help. It could be anything from a small bite to cancer. Try oragel and if it doesn't go away in 7-10 days i'd get it looked at. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more