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How does herpes in the corner of my mouth affect my eligibility for a lip lift? I am a female aged 37. I frequently have herpes appearing in the right corner of my mouth. Is that important if i decide to have a lip lift? .

If : If you have herpes outbreaks on your lips and you are considering surgery or any type of minimally invasive procedure near or on your lips (ex. Fillers, peels, laser) it is wise to inform your doctor several days before the procedure. Your physician will likely write you a prescription for an antiviral medication to be taken a few days before your procedure and during recovery. This will help to prevent a herpes outbreak and limit unnecessary scarring and pain that might occur if untreated. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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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Do herpes blisters on lips always ooze or pop? I've had little white pimples near the corner of mouth , both sides. Some a little below of the corner. They do itch but barely burn. I've had them for about 4 days now, I went to the doctor twice, consecutiv

Do herpes blisters on lips always ooze or pop? I've had little white pimples near the corner of mouth , both sides. Some a little below of the corner. They do itch but barely burn. I've had them for about 4 days now, I went to the doctor twice, consecutiv

Oral herpes: Oral herpes outbreaks typically go red bump to blister (clear fluid) to pimple to open sore to crust/scab over 7-14 days. Recurrent outbreaks usually are in more or less the same spot every time. Most doctors are good at recognizing oral herpes, so you probably can rely on your doc's opinion. But if uncertain, testing can be done to know for sure -- for virus in the lesion, or blood test for HSV1. ...Read more

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I have 2 spots that look like Fordyce on corner of mouth. Also penis irritation. Protected sex may 2nd. Kissed 2 days ago Is this possible its herepes?

I have 2 spots that look like Fordyce on corner of mouth. Also penis irritation. Protected sex may 2nd. Kissed 2 days ago Is this possible its herepes?

Get Checked: It's really hard to know until it's seen in person or on a virtual consult. Please allow someone to actually look at the lesions. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Cracked corners of mouth, is it herpes?

Cracked corners of mouth, is it herpes?

Unlikely: Based on your description of 'cracked' lips, it's unlikely to be herpes. Furthermore, herpes is also unlikely to affect both corners of your mouth at the same time. You either have chronic dry lips, in which case the simple use of a lip balm daily would help. However, sometimes a fungal infection can also cause this. See you dentist. He or she can give a special medicine which help. ...Read more

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I'm worried as I have tiny sores corner of my mouth tiny white dots that are sore. I smoked a cig somebody rolled for me who has herpes! Next day symp?

I'm worried as I have tiny sores corner of my mouth tiny white dots that are sore. I smoked a cig somebody rolled for me who has herpes! Next day symp?

Herpes simplex: Without examining you it is impossible to say what these are, but Herpes is conceivable. Transmission of this virus through inanimate objects like a cigarette would not be common, but not impossible. ...Read more

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Can a zit on the corner or your mouth crust over when it's healing? It had a white head and popped so i assume its not herpes but I am still worried.

Can a zit on the corner or your mouth crust over when it's healing? It had a white head and popped so i assume its not herpes but I am still worried.

Yes but....: The other possibilities are like you suggested herpes as well as impetigo (staph infection). Try applying triple antibiotic for 2-3 days. If its not better or if its spreading, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more