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Pimple Or Cold Sore On Lip
I don't know if its a pimple or cold sore near my lower lip.It looks like a pimple but the head of the pimple looks fluid fill.It doesn't itch or burn?
Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small, painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are generally caused by the herpes simplex virus 1 which is related to herpes simplex virus 2 that causes genital herpes. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth to mouth contact. They can spread to the genitalia and cause genital ...Read more
Do most cold sores have blister and tingle feel? Want to know if pimple or cold sore. Pimple like whitehead popped on lip. No tingle, blister.
Can a cold sore look like a pimple on inner lip? Can they have a whitehead and pop like a pimple? No burning, itching or blister. Pimple or cold sore?
What is the difference between a pimple o the lip and cold sore? How did i get it? I was not in contact with anyone who has it.
Depends: It kind of depends. The picture shows a classic cold sore. A pimple may be significantly different in its appearance, however, it is sometimes very difficult to tell. If fresh, within a day to three days, a culture can be taken or a dna probe checked. This can be definitive if positive, but not so if negative. Cold sores are exceptionally common affecting up to 75% of all americans. ...Read more
Is it possible for i pop this big red and white painful pimple on the side of my lip? It looks like a cold sore
Comfortable: Do not play with it or it will get bigger, do anything that makes you comfortable. It takes about 2 weeks to go away no matter what you seem to do. However check with your pharmacy for a few items that may make you more comfortable - remember that they generally do not shorten the 2 week time. ...Read more
I have a big red sore on the edge of my lip, i squeezed it and it popped now it just bleeds. Is this a cold sore or a pimple?
Can't really tell : From here. Cold sores aren't so likely to "pop", but things don't always follow any rules. If you've had cold sores in the past, this could be another one. Could be a zit. ...Read more
If a what looks like a pimple halfway between lower lip and chin tingles sometimes, does that mean it is a cold sore and not a pimple?
Acne/Cold score?: Without in person examination impossible to tell. ...Read more
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