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Pain, redness, tiny pustules on corner of lips. Advise? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 28-May-2013
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User:Hi Doctor,
Doctor:How can I help you?
Doctor:Yes, XXXXXXX How can I help you today?
User:I am having pain and reddishness at the corner of the lips..
User:just from this afternoon..
User:and tiny pustles kind off also appearing..
Doctor:Is it on both corners or only on one side?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:one side
Doctor:Have you had similar symptoms in the past?
Doctor:and how big is the pustule?
Doctor:Are you there? the small age i got ..
User:pustle is very small..
User:but its paining a lot..
Doctor:Are you running fever?
User:when ever i do lip moment
User:three weeks before i had..
User:I am having my periods now..
User:first day..
Doctor:Do you have generalized weakness, tiredness, reduced appetite, nasal congestions or so on?
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:The symptoms you describe you can be either due to
Doctor:inflammation of the angle of mouth
Doctor:what we medically refer as chelitis
Doctor:or this could be an acne/pimple arising around the lips.
Doctor:I understand your pain
Doctor:and I suggest you to try an ointment/gel
Doctor:named DOLOGET CT
Doctor:This is available over the counter
Doctor:it helps in pain reduction as well as providing antisepsis.
Doctor:Do not handle the lesion unnecessarily or try to pick it
Doctor:Watch and look for any changes that may happen
User:any tablets you suggest?
Doctor:such as increase in the size of pimple, other areas getting affected,
Doctor:swelling of the lips,
Doctor:fever and so on.
Doctor:If such symptoms occur, you need to consult a doctor.
Doctor:The gel should provide you with good pain relief and antisepsis,
Doctor:if pain is not reduced with it, you can try oral pain killers like Tab Dolo 650mg
Doctor:In addition, you can take vitamin b complex supplements
Doctor:which is very helpful in chelitis.
Doctor:you can try Cap zicovit which is also available over the counter
Doctor:one capsule a day for 15 days.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:thank you so much...
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:bye for now
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