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How can I tell if I have a blister or cold sore on my lower lip or if it is something more serious? It isnt painless but it doesn't hurt all that bad, its mostly painful to the touch which is difficult because it is right where my bottom lip touches the t

Herpes labialis. Fever blisters, cold sores are the common name for herpes labialis. These sores go away without treatment after a week or ten days. The course can be shortened by using OTC medications such as Abreva or prescription antiviral medications. It can be transmitted to others and may reoccur. Read more...

Dark, red blister like patch/spot on my bottom lip. Never had cold sore before so what could this be?

Uncertain. Cold sores are painful liquid filled blisters that can occur on the lips, roof of the mouth or the gums which are usually caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). Tingling &/or pain can herald the oncoming of cold sore 1 to 2 days prior to eruption. Read more...

How do I know if a bump on my bottom lip is necessarily a cold sore/fever blister? It doesn't hurt, it is just one bump with a white center?

Cold Sore. A cold sore is a lesion with blisters (lip, chin, cheek, nostril ; sometimes mouth) which causes burning, pain ; itching. It is filled with fluid that is teaming with the herpes simplex virus. A physician or dermatologist can help to make an accurate diagnosis. Read more...

I have one bump on my upper lip! It has been there for 3 to 4 days! It came to a head and I popped it!! Now it is a flat hard spot! It does itch so I assumed it was a cold sore but it's not a blister or a cluster just one bump??

Sounds like you. may have a MUCOCOELE a small mucous containing cyst which originates on the line joining your lip tissue and your skin! It should slowly resolve but if persists ask your Dentist for a referral to an oral/plastic surgeon for excision! Hope this helps! Dr Z. Read more...