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Lip Sore Wont Heal
I have a little cut/sore on the inside of my lower lip and any time i smile or talk my teeth rub against it and reopen it and it won't heal?
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
Around 4 weeks ago I broke up with my boyfriend. I was quite anxious - not eating or sleeping well and I started biting my bottom lip - not hard - just holding it with my top teeth. I now have a blister (not a cold sore) that wont heal?
History?: Has this happened before. If no resolution, I recommend a dental visit to determine the source and diagnosis for treatment. ...Read more
How long after a cold sore for the skin to heal and go back to normal? It's been 6 days and parts of my lip is still pink and looks bumpy.
Herpes: These sores usually clear completely by 10-14 days ...Read more
My gf had a cold sore on her lips for more a month is it herpes ? Becsuse i knew herpes sore heals completly after 14 days max
Stress: Those are caused by a herpesvirus, usually herpes simplex-1 virus. These blisters, which are highly contagious, may appear along with colds, fevers, exposure to excessive sunlight, certain medications, during menstruation or illness, but stress is probably the biggest trigger. Most of the time the virus will lie dormant in the body, but it can quickly come to life when your immune system is weak. ...Read more
My cold sore turned in to a cut on my lip and it keeps splitting open and bleeding. What can I do to make it heal?
I noticed a cold sore on my lip and started Treating it asap before it got worst. I used a rite aid brand of med, how long will it take to heal?
Under 14d: Most viral outbreaks will subside within 2 weeks. The ointment should help shave a few days off ...Read more
How long does it take for my lip piercing to heal? Its sore and swollen, when will the soreness go awayy? Its been a week
Recently had my 1st cold sore the blister was huge now all the skin off the blisters gone my whole top lip is raw what do I do how can I help it heal?
Cold sore: we cannot provide you with a response if we don't have any information on you, especially your age. ...Read more
Laser treatment: The biolase md laser can relieve the pain and speed the healing time of aphthous ulcers or canker sores. Many times a recurrent ulcer is caused by an irritation by something in this area. I would see your dentist to discuss the situation and to check if an irritant is present or something you are eating is causing the ulcer to reoccur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My bottom lip is red and sore on the inner half. I have tried lip balm and coconut oil to heal it thinking it's chapped. It has been a week. Ideas?
Herpes labilalis: Infections on the lips usually heal very quickly If you have had this presentation for a month, you might have Herpes Simplex I infection which presents as cold sores and blisters in the mouth and gums. OTC preparations like zostrix (capsaicin) and blistix are helpful or you can seek medical attention and get an rx of valcycloir which is taken for 24 hours only, which will resolve this condition. ...Read more
2 month ago I got herpes cold sore on my lip
1 month ago it seemed to heal but redness remains & it has slowly better Am I still contagious?Can I kiss
OK to kiss: Slightly contagious when no sore is present. Relax. Most people already have it without any symptoms. So the person you kiss already has it or will get it anyway. Do not kiss kids with active eczema or people with diseases of disordered immunity. The color will soon be normal. Valacyclovir and acyclovir prescription pills are very effective to treat or prevent attacks. Attacks may come from sun ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 months ago I got herpes cold sore on my lip 1 month ago it seemed to heal but redness remains & has slowly bettered Am I still contagious?Can I kiss
Yes: Most of these are HSV1 and most adults already have it without any symptoms. So whoever you kiss either already has it or will get it anyway. You shed viruses periodically so you might transmit it between attacks, though you are most contagious at the beginning of a sore. Fish oil is of absolutely no value for this. There is no "detox" of herpes. There is a prescription pill which is very effective. ...Read more
I had blood clot removed from my gum/ lip area July 1 st. When I wear my denture it is still sore. How long will this take to heal completely?
Maybe canker sore?: Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of the surface of the mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems & a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted). ...Read more