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Dr. Duane Gels
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Lip Blister (Overview)

A blister located on the lip.


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Can lip balm cause lip blisters?

Can lip balm cause lip blisters?

Possibly: 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. ...Read more

Dr. Duane Gels
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Lip Blister (Overview)

A blister located on the lip.


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What should I do to help heal a lip blister?

What should I do to help heal a lip blister?

It is typically: Self limiting depending on the etiology (cause) - means it will heal itself in a week or so usually. Depending on the type of lesion your dentist may be able to use a soft tissue diode laser uninitiated to treat the lesion immediately. ...Read more

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Treating Blisters (Checklist)

Pop the blister
Once
Drain the fluid out
Once
Leave the "roof" intact
Once
Cover with antibiotic ointment and dry bandage
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What can I do to treat a lip blister?

What can I do to treat a lip blister?

Laser treatment: The cause of your lip blister is probably herpes simplex one virus. This is commonly known as a cold sore. If your dentist has a laser such as the biolase md the cold sore can be treated with it to instantly relieve the pain and heal it quicker, . ...Read more

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My daughter is 10 and got brown scabs over and around her nose and same all across top lip, blister on right cheek can light treatment cause this?

My daughter is 10 and got  brown scabs over and around her nose and same all across top lip, blister on right cheek can light treatment cause this?

Another thought: If the scabbed lesions you are describing have surounding redness, are warm to the touch or have pus-like secretions then impetigo must be considered. (a superinfection after uv tx and skin breakdown) this is a strep skin infection most common in younger patients. Typically, these scabs have a yellowish, honey-like appearance. If so, see you doctor immediately. This infxn can be tx'ed with a rx. ...Read more

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How can I cure a lip blister/swollen lip?

How can I  cure a lip blister/swollen lip?

Swollen lip: If the swelling if form trauma then ice all help. If this is a blister, viral , or abscess then this should be evaluated by a dentist. ...Read more

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How to get rid of lip blisters?

How to get rid of lip blisters?

Lip sore relief: 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. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a lip blister?

How can I get rid of a lip blister?

Lip lesion: The lip lesion should run a 7 -10 day course. If it does not go away consult your dentist. If it is a virus it mat be herpes and can be transferred to another person, so no direct contact of your lip to any body part is advisable . Sometimes too much sun, or stress or the immune system being down can bring them on. See your dentist. ...Read more

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What to do about a lip blister?

What to do about a lip blister?

Cold sore?: If you do nothing and it is a cold sore it will go away in 7-10 days. You can use abreva or zovirax (acyclovir) ointments to speed the process. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat a lip blister?

Laser treatment: The cause of your lip blister is probably herpes simplex one virus. This is commonly known as a cold sore. If your dentist has a laser such as the biolase md the cold sore can be treated with it to instantly relieve the pain and heal it quicker, . ...Read more

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What's the best medicine for a lip blister?

Depends on cause: Lips will blister due to excessive sun exposure, viral or bacterial infection or lip biting or trauma. I hesitate to be more specific without know the diagnosis because treatment is different for each. ...Read more

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What should I do to help heal a lip blister?

It is typically: Self limiting depending on the etiology (cause) - means it will heal itself in a week or so usually. Depending on the type of lesion your dentist may be able to use a soft tissue diode laser uninitiated to treat the lesion immediately. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on how I can help this small lip blister?

Any suggestions on how I can help this small lip blister?

Possible cold sore?: If the blister is caused by herpes simplex (the cold sore virus) there are prescription ointments and pills that can help. If it's caused by something else, sun protection, plain vaseline, cool compresses or ice packs may help. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lip blister. The following also describes me: Stress. What should I do?

I am experiencing  lip blister. The following also describes me: Stress. What should I do?

Lip blister: Sorry but without a photo and more information, we could only guess as there are many possibilities. If you are feeling otherwise normal you can either wait it out or see your own physician or dentist for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can a lip blister not be herpes?

Yes.: Lips can blister for various reasons beside a herpes viral infection. Chemicals such as acids found in citrus fruits, allergic reactions and trauma are a few other causes. ...Read more

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How can I treat a bleeding lip blister?

How can I treat a bleeding lip blister?

Hydrogen Perixide: Hydrogen peroxide is a good choice. See a dentist for additional treatment such as laser treatments. ...Read more

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How could you heal an inner-lip blister?

Depends on what: The cause (etiology) of the blister is. Most are self-limiting and disappear in a few days. If it persists, gets larger in size or more painful, then make an appointment with a dentist. ...Read more

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How long does it take to notice a "lip blister' after making out with a girl?

How long does it take to notice a "lip blister' after making out with a girl?

2 to 7 days: This is a very common viral infection, if in fact you are referring to oral hepres. Symptoms may manifest anywhere from 2 days to 3 weeks. Most people have a large infection in their early years called primary herpetic stomatitis, then flares up now and again with stress or other causations as "canker sores". It is common enough to be not a worry; just do not "infect" others when active. ...Read more

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Clear lip blister inner lips with tiny white area increases and reduces to almost flattish clear blister. I've no pain..is it mucocele? 2 weeks now.

Clear lip blister inner lips with tiny white area increases and reduces to almost flattish clear blister. I've no pain..is it mucocele? 2 weeks now.

Mucocele: Yes, definitely. The description and location are very similar for mucocele lesion. Diagnosis is made by examination and history of the previous trauma. Most common treatment is surgical. Good luck. ...Read more

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


Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more