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White Blister Inside Lip
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Toddler feverhigh last 2 dys. Better today. Been to doc lots. Noticed white (no red) blisters inside top lip, red throat. What is besides coxsackie?
Blisters from?: The best medicine to use depends on what caused the blisters. I suggest you see you primary provider for evaluation and recommendation of best treatment. ...Read more
Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Avoid pressure: You are putting too much pressure on you lips. As a trumpet player i can tell you that you should not press the instrument mouthpiece too hard onto your lips. With time and practice you will be able to avoid this problem. ...Read more
Possibly herpes: Possibly oral herpes (hsv) also known as a fever blister. Another possibility is a canker sore which is different from hsv. Hsv should be treated with an oral antiviral such as acyclovir, valtrex, (valacyclovir) or famvir. Hsv is contagious and there is no cure, it can keep recurring and you are always a carrier. Canker sores are not contagious. ...Read more
Allergy or Infection: There are many etiologies for lip blisters. Herpes simplex labialis affects many individuals and is due to a recurrent virus infection. It may be induced by stress, sunlight, and an underlying illness. Other causes include an allergy to a cosmetic ingredient. Systemic medications can also be associated with lip blisters. ...Read more
Use Viroxyn: Although cold sores and canker sores are often confused for each other, they are not the same. Cold sores, also called a fever blister or herpes simplex type 1, are groups of painful, fluid-filled blisters. Unlike canker sores, cold sores are caused by a virus and are extremely contagious. Also, cold sores typically appear outside the mouth -- usually under the nose, around the lips, or under the. ...Read more
7-10 days: The prodromal stage (when present) begins with a pricking or burning sensation on the mucosa. The ulcers or blisters develop within 24-48 hours. Pain lasts 3-4 days or until a thicker fibrinous cover develops or early epithelialization occurs. Healing is complete in 7-10 days. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin blisters or rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and insect bites can cause blisters on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Comfort: Lip blisters have many causes from viral infections, sunburn, trauma etc. Generally as a dmd i see herpetic blister lesions, and care is palliative (comfort). A few otc meds for use, abreva (thought to shorten duration), emollients to cover, balm for same, orabase with topical steroid (kenalog) or with anesthetic (lidocaine, benzocaine) these are for viral outbreaks, and you can expect 1-2 weeks. ...Read more
Very well: could be a cold sore, classically caused by the herpes virus. Be careful as this may be contagious, it is truly from a herpes virus; avoid kissing anyone until the lesion is healed. You can consider trying an over the counter remedy like Abreva(which is applied to the lesion 5X/day). But you may review this with your doctor, as for the right person, prescription antivirals can be used too. ...Read more
Typical location: of a cold sore is closer to your lip than your chin. A picture would be worth a thousand words. ...Read more
Depends...: On cause of blister. If it's a cold sore (herpes) otc zilactin or some topical rx medication can be used. If it's truly allergic you can try a small amount of otc topical Hydrocortisone (don't swallow it), however the source of the allergy should be hunted. If you're having any shortness of breath, tongue swelling or difficulty swallowing you should go to the er now. ...Read more
Please use: Please just use plain vaseline lip therapy frequently. ...Read more
Ice: Ice will help. Ibuprophen for the pain. Be careful biting foods so you don't do it again. This will heal in a day or two. ...Read more
Why should you?: Without knowing what you mean by "lip blisters" there's no clear answer. Most people would assume you mean cold sores which can be brought on by the stress of physical illness but just as often just appear. If that's what you have then they would always occur in the exact same place, are not serious, but if occurring more than once or twice per year can be treated and prevented with medication. ...Read more
Canker sore.: What you're describing sounds like a canker sore, also called an aphthous ulcer. It does not have one specific cause, but it can be brought on by many triggers such as stress, infection, vitamin deficiencies, or immune system abnormalities. Other than being painful, they are harmless and can be treated with topical oral agents. ...Read more
What causes discoloration (white) of lower lip. There is no pain or blister. Just the discoloration.
Lip lesions: Without more details such as your age and how long the lesion has been there, it is difficult to guide you. The lower lip is particularly susceptible to sun damage, known as Actinic Cheilitis, this can look white and smooth Flat warts can also look white on the lips, as can Lichen planus. Best to have it evaluated by a professional. It is important to rule out malignancy such as Squamous cell ca. ...Read more
Can you give me suggestion: I have both my lips are covered in blisters, and even a little bit inside them. They itch and burn.?
Blistering on son's lips. Not chapped. Says he hasn't been biting. But noticeable blisters inside larger blister. Cause for worry?
Bismuth subsalicylate (kaopectate) may protect raw mucosa and accelerate healing. Multivitamins with iron are sometimes recommended but do not have any clear benefit. Your physician may give you an antiviral cream called zovirax and sometimes pills called Valtrex (valacyclovir) to shorten the duration of the symptoms if caught early.
Alternatively 1% Hydrocortisone cream over the counter can reduce inflammation. ...Read more