lip blister

Symptom Rare
Description
Conditions (4)
Most mouth sores are cold sores (also called fever blisters), canker sores, or other lesions in the mouth.

Answers

1 Answers
2 Doctor agrees
10014299x1386629211 11057151x1391470712
Dr. Matt Fulmer answered:

How to get rid of lip blisters?

Lip sore relief

Viral_infection
Most lip sores are caused by herpectic viruses or trauma. For shortening the life of the virus try over the counter Abreva or prescription valacyclovir (prescribed by your physician). For traumatic sores one can cover them with Orabase or similar store-bought products to give relief and speed healing.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

1 Answers
1 Doctor agrees
11832999x1386635005

Can the flu cause lip blisters?

Well... I'm not sure

Flu
However, if your body undergoes the stress of the flu - that could trigger cold sores to erupt.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

Related to lip blister:
1 Answers
1 Doctor agrees
10015025x1386628730

Can lip balm cause lip blisters?

Possibly

Sun_exposure
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.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

Related to lip blister:
1 Answers
Dr. Eric Kaplan answered:

Can constipation cause lip blisters?

Not directly

Blistering
Although dry mouth from dehydration which also causes constipation can cause lip blisters as well.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

1 Answers
Dr. Dave Burns answered:

Lower lip blisters, what could it be?

Use Viroxyn

Cold_sore
Although cold sores and canker sores are often confused for each other, they are not the same. Cold sores, also called a fever blister or herpes simplex type 1, are groups of painful, fluid-filled blisters. Unlike canker sores, cold sores are caused by a virus and are extremely contagious. Also, cold sores typically appear outside the mouth -- usually under the nose, around the lips, or under the
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

1 Answers

What are the causes of lip blisters ?

Allergy or Infection

133737106
There are many etiologies for lip blisters. Herpes simplex labialis affects many individuals and is due to a recurrent virus infection. It may be induced by stress, sunlight, and an underlying illness. Other causes include an allergy to a cosmetic ingredient. Systemic medications can also be associated with lip blisters.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

1 Answers
Dr. Tal Dagan answered:

What is length of time lip blisters last?

7-10 days

Open-uri20121205-18023-kfy0iz
The prodromal stage (when present) begins with a pricking or burning sensation on the mucosa. The ulcers or blisters develop within 24-48 hours. Pain lasts 3-4 days or until a thicker fibrinous cover develops or early epithelialization occurs. Healing is complete in 7-10 days.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

Related to lip blister:
2 Answers

Lip blisters and herpes. Is this oral cancer?

Need to be seen

Oral cancer does not present as blisters. More than likely it is a breakout of herpes virus. Do blisters come and go? Have they changed in size and location? Cancer does not present that way at all.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

1 Answers
1 Doctor agrees
12571963x1390341788

What are other reasons for lip blisters then herpes?

HSV-1

Blistering
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.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

Related to lip blister:
1 Answers

I have lip blisters how do i know if i have an infection?

Am I ill?

Lips
You have a medical professional exam you and determine if this is a treatable condition or something else. You need to be seen and possibly even tested.
Sign Up

Get personalized answers from doctors!

Related to lip blister:
Sign up to see more