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What do I do? Clear white pimple inside bottom lip

What do I do? Clear white pimple inside bottom lip

Blocked gland: What you describe is most likely a a blocked salivary gland or a mucocele (a common cyst on the inside of the lower lip). Small cysts may drain without treatment. Large cysts might need surgery. The most common cause of problems in the salivary gland occurs when the ducts become blocked and saliva cannot drain. See your doctor to have it checked.

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Small dark pimple on lip?

Small dark pimple on lip?

Needs to be seen: Could be many things dependent on appearance, duration, and medical history. Please see your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment.

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Pimple inside the lip, what to do?

Pimple inside the lip, what to do?

Oral herpes HSV-1: Or cold sores are a cluster of blisters on the lips, tongue, floor, or roof of the mouth accompanied by oral pain and irritation. These symptoms may go away on their own without treatment in 1 to 2 weeks.

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Small pimple on bottom lip corner?

Small pimple on bottom lip corner?

Lip commissure: Lesions on the lip commissure are due to yeast. See a dermatologist

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Why does my lip swell with pimple like dots?

Why does my lip swell with pimple like dots?

Herpes simplex: Most likely an outbreak of herpes simplex virus infection. The virus hides in nerve trunks of face and arises due to stress, trauma and other causes.

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Pimple near my lip. Could it be something more serious?

Pimple near my lip. Could it be something more serious?

Maybe: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it.

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Why's there a large pimple-like blob on my inside right lip?

Why's there a large pimple-like blob on my inside right lip?

? mouth?: If you are referring to your mouth, chewing can crush the channel your mucus glands use to bring it to your mouth. This can result in a bleb containing mucous that cannot get out. An ENT or oral surgeon can evaluate this and remove it if present.

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I have a 'pimple' thing on the edge of my lip... What is it and what should I do?

I have a 'pimple' thing on the edge of my lip... What is it and what should I do?

Depends: If it is still on your actual lip and full of clear liquid it could be a cold sore or herpes simplex. If it is full of pus and not really on your lip, could be a pimple. Best to leave it alone and let it run its course. Hope that helps.

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Small white pimple looking things on top and bottom lip. They seem to go away after a few hours but always return

Without: Without actually seeing these it is difficult to be sure. One possibility may be temporary blockages of your minor salivary gland tissues that exist throughout the oral cavity (including lips) caused by local irritation or related to the type of food you are ingesting. These are called minor salivary gland mucoceles and are benign. If they become symptomatic or grow without regression, it would be wise to have these looked at.

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I have small pimple like bumps all around lips reaching my cheeks which are itchy and appear and disappear now and then.?

I have small pimple like bumps all around lips reaching my cheeks which are itchy and appear and disappear now and then.?

Perioral Dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis is a skin disorder in which tiny red bumps form around the mouth. Causes, incidence, and risk factors the exact cause of perioral dermatitis is unknown. It may occur after using face creams containing steroids for another condition. Symptoms include: burning feeling around the mouth bumps around the mouth. Treatment can be with oral antibiotics and a prescription topical.

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My top lip has a small white pimple the size of about 1mm in the middle. I've had it for a while and it doesn't hurt. What is it and will it go away?

My top lip has a small white pimple the size of about 1mm in the middle. I've had it for a while and it doesn't hurt. What is it and will it go away?

Cyst: Appears to be a small mucoid cyst which can persist for a while. As long as it does not bother you u may leave it without any danger. If it bothers u you may want to have it removed by a dermatologist.

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I have a bump on the side of my lips, where the upper and bottom lips meet, it looks like a tiny white pimple but when I try to pop it, it won't pop?

Milia: This is a tiny cyst that can only be removed if a small opening is made in your skin. It is totally benign and may not get any larger than it already is. You can have your doctor remove it if you do not like its appearance.

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I have a pimple inside my lip?

I have a pimple inside my lip?

Annoying and painful: But usually not serious and should clear up in a few days. Try hot tea or salt gargles if you feel the need to DO something.

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What is the cause for a pimple on the lip?

Multiple causes: A bump on the lip could be acne, a herpetic lesion, a mucocele (clogged saliva gland) or other possibility. See a dermatologist or your dentist for an evaluation.

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What if you get pimple in the lips of the vagina?

What if you get pimple in the lips of the vagina?

Not serious: Pimple anywhere is uncomfortable but seldom serious. The treatment is the same. Let it form and have it lanced if it doesn't break open and drain on it's own. If the infection seems to be spreading or the pain worsening then you need to see a gynecologist for help and or antibiotics.

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Could a pimple be the reason why my lips are swollen?

Could a pimple be the reason why my lips are swollen?

See a dentist: A personal examination would best determine why your lips are swollen.

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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