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Hi there, I've had a mouth ulcer for a week. However I've now got an inflamed lip. I've been using mouth ulcer treatments but it doesn't seem to work ?

Hi there, I've had a mouth ulcer for a week. However I've now got an inflamed lip. I've been using mouth ulcer treatments but it doesn't seem to work ?

Self diagnosis: So perhaps your self diagnosis and choice of treatment is erroneous. Perhaps it's an infection, or one of hundreds of other possible mouth lesions. Please call your Dentist and have the "ulcer" evaluated and treated. You'll be glad you did. ...Read more

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Can lip line pimple get so inflamed (after lip wax) that part of the reddness extends to the lip? Its drying up and smaller after 3 days of zit cream

Can lip line pimple get so inflamed (after lip wax) that part of the reddness extends to the lip? Its drying up and smaller after 3 days of zit cream

Was that pimple: there before your lip wax? If so, then using the cream for pimples is fine. I also wonder if this is an infected pimple, with infection of the skin around it. I would recommend that you see your doctor to properly diagnose and treat this. ...Read more

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Fordyce spots on lips. When become really chapped, I get a whitehead directly on my lip. Inflamed Fordyce spot? When popped, it goes away. Little sore

Fordyce spots on lips. When become really chapped, I get a whitehead directly on my lip. Inflamed Fordyce spot? When popped, it goes away. Little sore

Oral Fordyce spots: The importance of recognising these papules as Fordyce spots is in the differential diagnosis as some sexually transmitted diseases may start off looking like Fordyce spots.Fordyce spots are generally harmless and do not require any treatment. Avoid picking or squeezing the spots. Electrosurgery and vaporising laser treatment (CO2 laser) have been used along with bichloracetic acid, photodynamic therapy, micro-punch excision surgery ...Read more

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Have PID finish meds. Dif pelvic exam and doc said down there inflamed. When open lips of vagina there is line going down and it is red from top. Cau?

Have PID finish meds. Dif pelvic exam and doc said down there inflamed.  When open lips of vagina there is line going down and it is red from top. Cau?

Maybe Yeast: I think you asked a question yesterday about inflammation. That's great finished meds. When you open lips and there is a line of red, that could be a yeast infection, which is common to get when you are on antibiotics. You can get a check from doctor to confirm, or you can try some otc anti-fungal. ...Read more

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I shaved my lip now I have a bump on my lip where my cupids bow is & its slightly inflamed. It doesnt hurt & I've had it for 2 days. What could it be?

I shaved my lip now I have a bump on my lip where my cupids bow is & its slightly inflamed. It doesnt hurt & I've had it for 2 days. What could it be?

Infection: Most likely this is due to irritation or perhaps infection. A topical antibiotic may or may not help but warm soaks or heat applied frequently throughout the day will promote healing. ...Read more

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The skin beneath my lower lip looks inflamed. There is no pain and no matter how much I moisturise, it doesn't go away. Is this some type of condition?

The skin beneath my lower lip looks inflamed. There is no pain and no matter how much I moisturise, it doesn't go away. Is this some type of condition?

Would need picture: hopefully it is just a contact dermatitis from something you ate or perhaps some kind of acidic food or drink (lemonaid?). try over the counter hydrocortisone but if persists, see dermatologist ...Read more

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The edge of my lower lip seems to be inflamed. It's not incredibly painful but can be sore at times. I'm not sure what is causing it.

The edge of my lower lip seems to be inflamed. It's not incredibly painful but can be sore at times. I'm not sure what is causing it.

Cold sore: Cold sores, also called fever blisters or herpes simplex type 1, are groups of painful, fluid-filled blisters. If your cold sore is especially painful or irritating, your doctor may prescribe an anesthetic gel to alleviate pain or an antiviral oral medication to speed healing or prevent recurrence ...Read more