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Help identifying a pimple vs a cold sore on upper lip ?

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Dr. Lori Mcneal
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Lip lesion

Both start out red but a cold sore will start to blister unlike a pimple that will be hard and no blister. Above all, resist the urge to pick!

In brief: Lip lesion

Both start out red but a cold sore will start to blister unlike a pimple that will be hard and no blister. Above all, resist the urge to pick!
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