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What Do Cold Sores Look Like On Lips
Two possibilities: You may have a small cysts called milia or you just may be seeing the opening to your sebaceous glands through the skin of your lips which is very thin. These are cold fordyce spots. ...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 cold sores appear white in colour?Like a whitehead?No tingle, no blister. Feels like canker sore or bitten lip. Not sure how to tell...
White is Good: When a canker sore or "aphthous ulcer" is in the process of healing it turns a whitish color. You are on the mend. Leave it alone, don't pop it! maybe some salt water or baking soda gargles...If you want to feel better but actually, nothing is shown to significantly speed up healing once it gets to this stage. You're in the home stretch....1-2 weeks more and you'll be able to suck lemons again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RED SPOTS/REDNESS: It looks like red spots or redness in the mouth, lips ot throat.It may feel painful when person is eating.It may also progress to warts in mouth which are white/grey in appearance and may feel a little lumpy.If it gets worse there can be large warts or smaller warts clumping together and can spread to outside of mouth not all patients with hpv present the same and presentation varies. ...Read more
I developed little bumps on my lip they are the same color as my lip & do not itch/burn/blister like cold sores. I do take cold sore oral meds already?
Bumps: hard to tell without seeing it. May be enlarged minor salivary glands. See a dermatologist to check it out. ...Read more
8 classes of herpes: Well...Herpes occurring on the stomach would really be classified as shingles (still herpes...And actually chicken pox from when you were a kid coming back). Herpes in general effects mucous membrane areas such as the mouth, lips, nose, eyes, penis, anus and vagina. ...Read more
Normal: Called fordyce spots and are sebaceous glands. ...Read more
Topicals like....: Orabase or anbesol.Get a more detailed answer ›
Blister: Herpes simplex (cold sores/ fever blisters) arise from virus hibernating in a nerve. If the immune system is down & ignores the virus due to stress, concurrent illness (hence fever blister or cold sore), steroids, immunosuppressant medicines or chemo the virus reactivates. 1st most feel itching/burning in a local area of the lip/nose/tongue, then a red area forms followed by a painful blister. ...Read more
What do I do about mouth sore? The insides of my cheeks and lips start breaking out in what seems like a rash. It's looks like bleeding scratches
Hot salt water helps: I would like to find out what is causing these breakouts. How often? Any pattern? What triggers? Stress? R ur teeth v. Broken down w/ sharp edges/points? Habit of chewing ur cheek? Hot salt water will help draw out inflammation: juice glass hot water w/ 1-2 tsp salt, rinse 3-4x/day. Also cepacol rinse, listerine rinse. Could also be herpetic brkout. Best to have a dentist check it out if possible. ...Read more
What can cause itchy and red patches(looks like blood patches) on the roof of your mouth? Also my lips are really chapped, don't know if it's related.
HSV1 and HSV2: There are two types of herpes simplex virus (HSV), cleverly called types 1 and 2. HSV1 causes almost all oral herpes (cold sores), but also causes many genital herpes infections. HSV2 causes most genital herpes. Genital herpes with HSV1 causes similar symptoms as HSV2, but less frequent outbreaks and uncommon sexual transmission to partners. ...Read more
Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. A canker sores on tongue affects the ability to eat comfortably. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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