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My upper lip is aching for a couple of days, almost like a burning sensation. what might be the possible causes of it?
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
Bug bite to face last night. Today, top lip swollen, aching teeth and headache. Took OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with some help, but symptoms return.
Face mildly aches, lip/tongue tingles often, TM joint sore to touch. No stabbing pain like TN, no TN triggers on face. Is this TMJ? (could it be?)
White bump on lips: The white bumps on the lips may be a virus and will need abreva . The ear ache is referred pain to the ear from the infection and is common. Take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin and this will be good for the pain if the symptoms persist in 7 days. See your doctor. Feel better. ...Read more
I'm having electric type shocks in my hands, my feet are aching, my lips hurt, I have a headache and my vision is blurry? What could this be?
Circulation poor?: It depends it is unilateral or bilateral. Bilateral means the symptoms are both sides and etiology is usuallyly systemic origin. Unilateral means only happened on one side and usually is local factor. ...Read more
From rest to standing face becomes hot&flushed.Start to see spots and feel faint.Sweaty palms/pounding heart.Body aches.Dry lips.No appetite.Help?
Please get checked. : It sounds like a lot of concerning things going on and these symptoms can be caused by many different things: infection, rheumatoid problems, endocrine problems, cardiac problems, malignancy. It really takes a thorough history and physical to get to the bottom of it. Please don't brush this off and make sure to get checked! ...Read more
Headache, sore throat, cough, flushed face, fatigue, chapped lips, cough, nausea, muscle aches, earache, feverish all started today. Flu?
Many symptoms: You should go to the nearest Emergency Room as soon as you can. ...Read more
Great blood supply: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing occurs rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Lip balms are all essentially similar and so there is no magic balm. Avoid further trauma to the area. Let nature take it's course. ...Read more
Yes, several things: This depends partly on "resemble". Pimples, small sebaceous cysts, bacterial or fungal infections, angular cheilitis and others all could be confused with herpes. But if you're having repeated clusters of 2+ lesions that over 2-5 days go from bumps to blisters then pimples then open sores or scabs, it's herpes. Canker sores (inside the lips, in the mouth) aren't cold sores and not herpes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i took a sip from my friends straw could i get a cold sore from that? I don't think she has anything there was nothing on her lips or anything
If you friend does: Not ever get cold sores then you won't get cold sores from her straw. If she is one of the folks that gets cold sores- it is less likely to be contracted if there is no lesion. ...Read more
Ok I have big cold sore on my bottom lips and it has only been four days since is appeared. I've been applying carmax on it religusly. White color nor?
Stay the course: Sores on the lips, the border of the mouth, and inside the mouth will turn white on the edges. The tissue lining the edge will eventually slough off. Do not pick or pull at the edges to hurry it along. You are doing well to keep it protected. Avoid hot liquids or spicy foods. This too will pass. ...Read more
Hi - the inside of my cheeks and lips look normal but they feel sore like I've bit them. They feel dry. Any fix for this?
Cold sore?: If it happens for the first time in life then symptoms may be : sores on lip , mouth, nose, throat ,body ache, may be fever. If it is recurrent then you may get sores only. Diagnosis is made by history and by looking at it. Discuss it with a physician as soon as it appears for appropriate treatment, ...Read more
Your doctor can : prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in European studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1,000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. ...Read more
Some suggestions.: Try addressing the underlying issues. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more
Ask Dr or dentist: I'll provide 2 links w/ good info - but do have a pro look to be sure it's not something else. Both websites have suggestions for overall care too. I hope they help. https://healthunlocked.com/lupusuk/posts/148688/topic-of-the-month-february-coping-with-mouth-ulcers and http://www.Lupus.Org/resources/15-questions-oral-issues-with-lupus best wishes! ...Read more