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I have cluster of dots on the top lip where the top and bottom lips meet. I don't think it's cold sores because they've been there for a month.

I have cluster of dots on the top lip where the top and bottom lips meet. I don't think it's cold sores because they've been there for a month.

Blood vessels?: If the dots are red they may be capillaries that are showing through. These sometimes occur, but can also be related to things like exposure to excessive sun and a sun screen covering is always wise. Have your dentist look at them to be sure. ...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


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Small dark reddish patch on bottom lip with a little cut with no other symptoms. Never had cold sores before, so what is it? Suddenly appeared too.

Small dark reddish patch on bottom lip with a little cut with no other symptoms. Never had cold sores before, so what is it? Suddenly appeared too.

Herpes: This could be just from the small cut on your lower lip. Its difficult to say whether or not this is a cold sore (herpes actually). This can suddenly appear. Even if you have never had it before. ...Read more

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I have three cold sores on my bottom lip, what can I do so it won't be swollen?

I have three cold sores on my bottom lip, what can I do so it won't be swollen?

HERPES SIMPLEX: If this is Herpes Simplex virus then the best treatment is an antiviral like acyclovir. Really really works for prevention and treatment of herpes. It does require a prescription. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have multiple cold sores on my bottom lip, and my lip is swollen?

What should I do if I have multiple cold sores on my bottom lip, and my lip is swollen?

Your doctor can: Prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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My son keeps getting blister type sores on his inner bottom lip and sometimes his tongue. It seems to happen every 1 or 2 months. What could this be?

My son keeps getting blister type sores on his inner bottom lip and sometimes his tongue. It seems to happen every 1 or 2 months. What could this be?

Aphthous ulcers: The cause of which is largely unexplained. They occur in a large percentage of the population and there is thought to be a genetic relationship. With onset in children they generally resolve. Treat any pain and modify the diet as necessary. You might try a children's vitamin to see if it helps, although there is not felt to be an association with diet. All the best and follow up with his doctor. ...Read more

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My bottom lip has sores all of a sudden and is swollen a bit. It also burns and makes me not want to eat anything spicy. I'm diabetic so does this have anything to do with it? It's been 4 days. I try to be as healthy as possible and I exercise 5 days a we

My bottom lip has sores all of a sudden and is swollen a bit. It also burns and makes me not want to eat anything spicy. I'm diabetic so does this have anything to do with it? It's been 4 days. I try to be as healthy as possible and I exercise 5 days a we

Mouth Sores: Telling you what type of sores you have would require seeing them. Some sores are caused by viruses and and contagious. Some are not. See a dentist and have them examined to prevent the possible spread of a virus. ...Read more

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Have been having numbness in bottom lip fir a few days. I really feel eat after I drink or eat. What is the cause? I have mo cold sores.

Have been having numbness in bottom lip fir a few days. I really feel eat after I drink or eat. What is the cause? I have mo cold sores.

Salivary gland stone: Is the only valid explanation to your symptom, pressure build inside your sublingual salivary gland that it's duct is blocked by a stone, that in turn press on nerve endings causes the symptoms.
I would have it checked by your dentist, ct scan or ultrasound may be required. . ...Read more

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I have to kiss two men in a play, and I am worried about possible herpes. Neither have sores at the moment, but recently my bottom lip has felt weird?

I have to kiss two men in a play, and I am worried about possible herpes. Neither have sores at the moment, but recently my bottom lip has felt weird?

Very low risk: This could be a risk if you haven't had oral herpes. (If you have, you're highly resistant to a new infection with HSV1.) But the risk is very low if neither of your fellow actors has a cold sore. I would guess that without a visible outbreak, less than one kiss in 10, 000 leads to herpes. "Felt weird" isn't a herpes symptom. If no visible sores on their lips, you shouldn't worry. Break a leg! ...Read more

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I took 30 mg of adderal & now the inside of my bottom and top lip has white sores and the outside of my bottom lip has a cut/white sore why happening?

I took 30 mg of adderal & now the inside of my bottom and top lip has white sores and the outside of my bottom lip has a cut/white sore why happening?

Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) SE?: From your question, it sounds like ur saying you took Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30mg, once, and are asking if new mouth sores could be related? This sounds unusual. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is usually taken for ADHD, and should be taken regularly, exactly as prescribed. It may produce dry mouth/lips. Dry mouth or lips may be more prone to chapping or the occasional crack. I'd go and have the sores you're describing looked at. ...Read more

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I got 3 small clear blisters on my bottom lip. I've had cold sores before but never in this area. What could this be?

Herpes (cold sore): Outbreak is the most likely explanation even if you hadn't noticed in this area before, it can still happen there. ...Read more

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I have sores under my tongue and sores I call gum boils inside my bottom lip so painful for almost 2 weeks not going away and if onw NOTHER FORMS?

I have sores under my tongue and sores I call gum boils inside my bottom lip so painful for almost 2 weeks not going away and if onw NOTHER FORMS?

Call your dentist or: Doctor to get relief. Your canker sores need to be treated and reduce your stress levels too. Eat less citrus (lemons, oranges). Gargle with saline. You may need a prescription to help them heal faster. So call your doctor and get it taken care of right away. So you can sleep and be out of pain. Tylenol and Motrin won't help much. Your sores must be treated. Call your doctor! Take care now. ...Read more

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What causes cold sores I have a clump of them on my bottom lip and chin what will get rid of them and how long will it take I also feel really tired?

What causes cold sores I have a clump of them on my bottom lip and chin what will get rid of them and how long will it take I also feel really tired?

Time: If indeed they are cold sores you never get rid of the virus. Stress and uv light are tow of the most common reasons they erupt. If you catch it at the tingling phase you can take viroxin or zovirax (acyclovir). In my office the laser does great for keeping them small and increases healing. But you need to get in early. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on inside of my bottom lip. Haven't kissed anyone in 2 months & they just appeared 2 weeks ago. There not canker sores. What's this?

Don't know: Don't know without determination. Sometimes pathogens can lay dormant in your tissues and become active for no apparent reason. Any lesion still present after 2 weeks requires immediate examination. Call your Dentist. We can't diagnose this for you over the computer from a description that only says "bumps." Please call your Dentist. ...Read more

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Hi, I woke up with two cold sores on my bottom lip and right under my chin is a swollen knot like painful feeling, is this a virus?

COLD SORE: Its not possible to respond without any information not even your age let alone your medical history or picture of the lesions. ...Read more

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I have a rash under my bottom lip. Don't have any other symptoms of herpes like burning urine or sores "down there" it doesn't hurt just itches?

I have a rash under my bottom lip. Don't have any other symptoms of herpes like burning urine or sores "down there" it doesn't hurt just itches?

Rash: It would be rash of me to try and suggest a diagnosis without seeing this eruption. You need to be examined by a doctor and have suggestions made for cause and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have 2 cold sores on my bottom lip and used this Chapstick that says it treats cold sores and chapped lips, called Herpecín L but after I applied it my lips started stinging. Why?

I have 2 cold sores on my bottom lip and used this Chapstick that says it treats cold sores and chapped lips, called Herpecín L but after I applied it my lips started stinging. Why?

Herpes labialis: OK, so forget anything topical for these cold sores. In fact, using the chap-stick after you get better is somewhat analogous to re-using toilet paper. It stings because of the pH difference between your damaged lips and the chemicals in the preparation. The best form of treatment for cold sores (herpes basically). is valacyclovir 1gr tablets...2 in the morning and 2 in the evening. Your done! ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a canker sore on the inside of my bottom lip, that makes it a what causes these annoying sores?

Canker sores: Canker sores can be caused by stress, an injury such as biting the lip, acidic foods. The exact cause is unknown.
Canker sores heal on their own in 5-7 days.
For protection from irritation during eating, apply orabase ointment (non prescription), which sticks to the sore to keep it covered. ...Read more