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I have a pimple right above my lip that keeps repussing, is it a herpes?

I have a pimple right above my lip that keeps repussing, is it a herpes?

Herpes simplex: Without seeing this have no way to know. Might be staphylococcal or half a dozen other things. Show this to a doctor. ...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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Half of my left upper lip has been swollen for 2 days. It hurts to chew my food, brush my teeth. I also have a small pimple above my lip not far nose?

Half of my left upper lip has been swollen for 2 days. It hurts to chew my food, brush my teeth. I also have a small pimple above my lip not far nose?

Several Things: This could be one of several problems, the most common of which are allergic swelling and cellulitis, a bacterial skin infection. The pain with chewing is concerning for other oral soft tissue, sinus, tooth pathology. This definitely needs an exam. We will be able to point you in the right direction with a Prime Consult for an initial eval! Best of Health! ...Read more

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I have 6 small pimples above my upper lip. They start to fade away but reappear within a few days, they have white tips, are painful. What can I do?

I have 6 small pimples above my upper lip. They start to fade away but reappear within a few days, they have white tips, are painful. What can I do?

Benzoyl peroxide: It is common for teenagers to get some acne. Try over the counter benzoyl peroxide treatment to try to get rid of it. Apply it to dry skin about 15 minutes after washing. It may take a few weeks to clear up. Also see this Mayo clinic site for more information.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/acne/basics/treatment/con-20020580 ...Read more

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How to get this small pimple above my lip to disappear?

How to get this small pimple above my lip to disappear?

Pimple disappear: Hello,

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

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My upper lip is swollen due to the pimple above my lip I have squeezed the pimple and it caused more swelling when it will be reduced?

My upper lip is swollen due to the pimple above my lip I have squeezed the pimple and it caused more swelling when it will be reduced?

Cool compresses: Use cool compresses on it to decrease inflammation and don't squeeze it. It should resolve in 7-10 days. If you caused an infection in the surrounding skin by squeezing it then it may get worse so in that case you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a hole above my lip from popping a pimple. I was wondering if I could get it fixed.

Scar Revision: All scars can be revised, some with excellent results while others improve. There are variety of treatment options for depressed or ice-pick scars such as micro-excision with closure which will produce minimal and least noticeable scar. ...Read more

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The lip swelling has been here four days, and is more the skin above my lip then the lip itself. A pimple has formed there as well, that is painful. When I apllied pressure to it puss came out. What is this?

The lip swelling has been here four days, and is more the skin above my lip then the lip itself. A pimple has formed there as well, that is painful. When I apllied pressure to it puss came out. What is this?

Just a thought: Might be a HERPES SIMPLEX ("Cold Sore") with infection (thus the pus) Suggest you check this out and in the meantime apply wet compresses and a anti-bacterial ointment (ask Pharmacist for recommendation) If it is herpes more SPECIFIC anti-VIRAL medication may be indicated!
Hope this helps'
Dr Z ...Read more

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How to treat pimples under my nose and above my lip and that never go away?

How to treat pimples under my nose and above my lip and that never go away?

Sounds like perioral: dermatitis. Need to see derm to get prescription medication to clear! ...Read more

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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

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

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Small dark pimple on lip?

Small dark pimple on lip?

Needs to be seen: Could be many things dependent on appearance, duration, and medical history. Please see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Pimple inside the lip, what to do?

Pimple inside the lip, what to do?

Oral herpes HSV-1: Or cold sores are a cluster of blisters on the lips, tongue, floor, or roof of the mouth accompanied by oral pain and irritation. These symptoms may go away on their own without treatment in 1 to 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Why does my lip swell with pimple like dots?

Why does my lip swell with pimple like dots?

Herpes simplex: Most likely an outbreak of herpes simplex virus infection. The virus hides in nerve trunks of face and arises due to stress, trauma and other causes. ...Read more

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What do I do? Clear white pimple inside bottom lip

What do I do? Clear white pimple inside bottom lip

Blocked gland: What you describe is most likely a a blocked salivary gland or a mucocele (a common cyst on the inside of the lower lip). Small cysts may drain without treatment. Large cysts might need surgery. The most common cause of problems in the salivary gland occurs when the ducts become blocked and saliva cannot drain. See your doctor to have it checked. ...Read more

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Pimple near my lip. Could it be something more serious?

Pimple near my lip. Could it be something more serious?

Maybe: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Why's there a large pimple-like blob on my inside right lip?

Why's there a large pimple-like blob on my inside right lip?

? mouth?: If you are referring to your mouth, chewing can crush the channel your mucus glands use to bring it to your mouth. This can result in a bleb containing mucous that cannot get out. An ENT or oral surgeon can evaluate this and remove it if present. ...Read more

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I have a 'pimple' thing on the edge of my lip... What is it and what should I do?

Depends: If it is still on your actual lip and full of clear liquid it could be a cold sore or herpes simplex. If it is full of pus and not really on your lip, could be a pimple. Best to leave it alone and let it run its course. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Small white pimple looking things on top and bottom lip. They seem to go away after a few hours but always return

Without: Without actually seeing these it is difficult to be sure. One possibility may be temporary blockages of your minor salivary gland tissues that exist throughout the oral cavity (including lips) caused by local irritation or related to the type of food you are ingesting. These are called minor salivary gland mucoceles and are benign. If they become symptomatic or grow without regression, it would be wise to have these looked at. ...Read more

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I have small pimple like bumps all around lips reaching my cheeks which are itchy and appear and disappear now and then.?

I have small pimple like bumps all around lips reaching my cheeks which are itchy and appear and disappear now and then.?

Perioral Dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis is a skin disorder in which tiny red bumps form around the mouth.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
the exact cause of perioral dermatitis is unknown. It may occur after using face creams containing steroids for another condition.
Symptoms include:
burning feeling around the mouth
bumps around the mouth. Treatment can be with oral antibiotics and a prescription topical. ...Read more

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My top lip has a small white pimple the size of about 1mm in the middle. I've had it for a while and it doesn't hurt. What is it and will it go away?

My top lip has a small white pimple the size of about 1mm in the middle. I've had it for a while and it doesn't hurt. What is it and will it go away?

Cyst: Appears to be a small mucoid cyst which can persist for a while. As long as it does not bother you u may leave it without any danger. If it bothers u you may want to have it removed by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the side of my lips, where the upper and bottom lips meet, it looks like a tiny white pimple but when I try to pop it, it won't pop?

Milia: This is a tiny cyst that can only be removed if a small opening is made in your skin. It is totally benign and may not get any larger than it already is. You can have your doctor remove it if you do not like its appearance. ...Read more

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I have small painful pimple in the corner of my lips?

I have small painful pimple in the corner of my lips?

This could be caused: By an ingrown hair from shaving or a true pimple. Without being able to examine you, it would be hard to say what it is. ...Read more

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This annoying pimple on my lips won't go away. What should I do?

This annoying pimple on my lips won't go away. What should I do?

See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I have a pimple inside my lip?

I have a pimple inside my lip?

Annoying and painful: But usually not serious and should clear up in a few days. Try hot tea or salt gargles if you feel the need to DO something. ...Read more

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What can cause a pimple on my bottom lip?

What can cause a pimple on my bottom lip?

Many things: Herpes, mucocele or mucus cyst, precancerous lesions, Etc. Pimples, per se, Do not occur on the red part of the lip if that's what you're talking about. Your primary care doctor should probably have a look and maybe refer you to a plastic surgeon if necessary. ...Read more

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Small round pimple typed dark spot on lip?

Small round pimple typed dark spot on lip?

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

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What is the cause for a pimple on the lip?

Multiple causes: A bump on the lip could be acne, a herpetic lesion, a mucocele (clogged saliva gland) or other possibility. See a dermatologist or your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What if you get pimple in the lips of the vagina?

What if you get pimple in the lips of the vagina?

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

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I have a big white pimple on my lip, how normal is this?

Cold sores: Also known as fever blisters are pretty common and lots of people get them. Cold sores normally go away on their own within 7 to 10 days. ...Read more

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How do I reduce inflammation in my lip caused by a pimple?

How do I reduce inflammation in my lip caused by a pimple?

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

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more