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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
Daily
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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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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more