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White Head Inside My Lip
I have a sore inside my lip with a white head and a purplish color. The purple area has spread around the sore and onto my outer lip. What is it?
Herpes?: It sounds like this could be a cold sore, which is typically caused by the herpes simplex I virus. Note that this is not the std-form of herpes, which is generally herpes simplex ii and causes genital herpes. Anti-viral medicines can help. If this is a frequent occurrence, see your pcp for an evaluation. ...Read more
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
Boil like pimple corner of mouth. It had a white head so tried to pop it. Nothing came out and there is mark on my inner lip. Still feel lump in lip?
Warm compresses: Don't overtreat it unless it obviously turns very aggressive. ...Read more
I have a bump below my lip on the edge. It look like a white head. What cause that bump to pop up there an how can I get real of it?
Bump on lip line: It is a little cyst, a clogged pore at the lip line and very common. A little hot soak with a washcloth to soften it, and a little pressure to pop it open. If it won't open with gentle pressure it is not ready. ...Read more
Check it out:
See your dentist
It may just be stopped up salivary glands but you must must have a dentist evaluate it to rule out something serious ...Read more
I got a couple of white head pimple on One area of my lip w h a t could it be just notice it's there?
Common: Usually visible when you look close while stretching the skin. Milia or comedones [zits]. Can squeeze out if you can stand the pain. OK to leave alone. ...Read more
I bussed a white head near my lip, now that it healed it left a big black mark, how can I get my skin color back to normal?
I have a bump inside the inner lips of my varina it's not painful & has a white head? What can it be & how can I get rid of it?
Bartholinitis: You may have an infected bathotholin gland seek help from your doctor. It may have to be drained once it comes to a head. ...Read more
I got a pimple next to lip it has a white head. I popped it now its bigger with a bigger white head... Is it just a pimple or somthing else?
Can't tell without: Examining it. Sounds like a recurrent sebaceous cyst, or epidermal inclusion cyst. Simply popping it will not remove the sac that continues to produce the sebum (the white stuff), so a tiny local anesthesia operation may be needed. See your family doctor, dermatologist, or plastic surgeon. ...Read more
I have a painful when squeezed redish white head hard mass bumb on my vaginal lips growing on the inside not on the putside what could it be?
Reacurring Red dot/spots in my month on inside cheek and inside lip. With a white head. Not painful. That last for 3 daydays max. What could it be?
I woke up with a pimple on my upper lip, it had a white head so I popped it. I've never had this before?
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I have a little pimple on my lip line? It has a white head but it hurts when I touch it or try to pop it
Hello... I've noticed these little like white head bumps on my top lip. It doesn't sore up or itch. They are just there?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
I have a white head looking bump on my upper lip line. It Does not hurt, does not itch, and is not inflamed. I'm worried this May be herpes?
Herpes: Here pest is painful and often very itchy at initial outbreak so since these are not your symptoms you may have a pimple instead, ...Read more
Pimple on lip line, then became pimple with big white head. I haven't popped it. Just one bump with one white head on top. I hope its a pimple?
I Have a bump on the outside of my vagina lip. Doesn't have a white head or anything but hurts extremely bad when wiping and so forth. What is it??
See your gyne: Pain is not Normal and should be evaluated ...Read more
So I shaved my vagina about a week ago now regretting big painful bump on lip no white head or hair poured peroxide on it?
Possible abcess: It sounds very suspicious for an abcess forming down there, even though it hasn't come to a head yet. Do some warm compresses on the area and get into the doctor tomorrow to get it looked at and on to therapy if needed. Don't wait too long as these can get nasty quickly.. ... ...Read more
I have a small white head on my actual lip and I popped it and puss came out. I've head a cold sore before but this doesn't seem like one.?
Correct: This was not a cold sore. They don't have puss in them. It may have been a blocked oil duct of some kind. Either way, as long as it doesn't show any signs of infection, it's not dangerous for you. Hope it gets better! ...Read more
I have a red patch of dry/acne looking skin around my lips/chin area. The patch has spread. (never comes to a head, only clear fluid) SPREADING: (?
Rash: This rash would likely need to be examined and more history obtained to be able to provide you with useful input about the diagnosis or possible treatment. ...Read more
I had a blackhead on my lip line a few weeks ago and got it out since then there was a small bump it didn't hurt, now there is a white head it hurts?
No squeezing, soak:
The small bump may have been a small area of inflammation, or just an irritation from the blackhead removal.
Now with the discomfort, there prob is some inflammation.
This can usually be controlled with warm, moist soaks, 3-4 times per day,
Wet a small facecloth, microwave it for 20-50 sec depending on the microwave. Hold it to the area till it is no longer warm. This is usually about 10 min. ...Read more
Are warts on lips common I got all 3 vaccines. Bc I had a white head popped it and now I have a red/nude looking pimple where it was.?
Usually when warts don't drain so it I is most likely some
other inflammatory process. If it's clear fluid it could be a cold sore type lesion. ...Read more
I have two small bups that look like zits (white head) on the outside of my vagina near the bottom but on the lip. I do shave down there..
I believe I have a ingrown hair on the lip of my vagina, I did just shave last week, it has a little bit of a white head, and there is only one?
Sounds right: This is not uncommon. Try warm smokes in the bathtub to draw out the infection. If this does not clear it up you will need an antibiotic. In the future make sure you shave in one direction, use plenty of lubricant such as shaking cream and do not use an old razor blade. If that doesn't help then you can try waxing or laser hair removal if you want to continue this grooming style. ...Read more
Day 1 white head pimple on lip line pop it with little white fluid day 2 just red skin, day 3 nearly healed - herpes or just my anxiety of herpes?
I get ingrown acne around the mouth. I can't see the head of it. It makes my lips swell and it ruins my whole day : (. Its been like this for many yrs?
New sex partner 2 weeks. Recent fever & chills. Next day abscess with white head on vaginal lip. 2 more showed up. Express Care said not typical herpe?
Herpes seems likely: Herpes rashes can take many forms -depending on the strain of virus and the host (the patient). It's possible you have some natural resistance to herpes, say if you already have HSV-1 the 'cold sore' virus. Herpes lesions (the rashes) usually are quite painful. The history of a new partner, and then these rashes makes me suspicious. Herpes is very common - most people don't even know they have it. ...Read more
Can you pop a cold sore or bump on your lip that has a white head? It is slightly sore and has caused my upper lip to swell a little bit.
I had a pimple on lower lip and it was bugging me so I popped it, over night lip became swelled and I'm not sure if it has turned into cold sore or not, lip appears swollen with sore filled with fluid and white head. Feels irritated?
Abscess?: Although it may just be swelling from the trauma of "popping" it (the lips are very sensitive), it may have developed into an abscess. It should certainly be evaluated by MD. It may need antibiotics or to be drained. Most urgent care clinics can take care of this, as well as primary care offices, though they may shy at draining since it's on your lip. ...Read more