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Small reddish painless bump on the lip. Is it a cold sore?

Hello, I have a small red bump, above my upper lip , not connected to my lip but above it, it is painless, in fact does not feel like anything. I have had a cold sore once before that I can remember and it was extremely painful before the actual sore appeared and I am not experiencing any of that now, could this in fact be a cold sore with no pain or itching involved?
Asked On : Mon, 9 Jul 2012
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Thanks for the query,

It is not cold sore.

Cold sore presents as water filled lesions

Also cold sores are itchy.

A photograph would have helped me better.

Apply some moisturising lotion

Also take an antihistamine tablet.

This will give you some relief.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Sun, 20 Oct 2013
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