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What Does A Cold Sore Look Like
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
Initially a bump, : Blister and then it crusts over & is yellowish. ...Read more
Possibly: But unlike a pimple - it would blister. ...Read more
Can a cold sore look like a whitehead pimple and pop like a pimple? Can pimples appear on lip? No tingling or itching or blister?
Cold sore: The answer is yes to all your queries. ...Read more
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?
Can a cold sore look like a canker sore after it's been popped?Can a pimple look this way if it was popped?Not sure if HSV or zit.No tingle, blister.
Depends: The herpes appears in very specific locations and has specific appearance. Not likely mistaken for a zit. Inside the mouth it will be found on the tissues immediately next to the teeth and also on the palate. Outside the mouth, most commonly around the mouth, and under the nose. See your dentist or oral surgeon if needed. Will resolve in 10 - 14 days. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Kissed Bf yesterday. Been 1 week since I got my cold sore. Just sore and alittle red. Didn't look like anything was there. Is he okay?
Cold Sores & ?HSV: It is possible that the virus causing your cold sore could have been transmitted to your boyfriend. Only time will tell if he will develop similar lesion to yours. As for you, I suggest using Abreva topically to reduce the discomfort and eliminate this annoying cold sore. ...Read more
Entire area of lips, but primarily near edges, are red, swollen, and chapped. Does not look like a cold sore as it's all over, what else could it be?
Hard to know: .. without examining them. Could be dryness, however, living in Denver I suspect you are accustomed to using balms for dry lips. One thought is that you have a sensitivity to some additive in a lip balm or cosmetic. Try using Aquaphor for a few days to see if there is improvement and, of course, maintain good hydration. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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