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Small itchy boil has developed in lower lip. What could be this? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User:Hi Doctor...
User:Doctor - a small boil has deveoped in my lover lip.. it is itching since yesterday...
Doctor:Is it painful did you have fever prior to that?
User:it is not painfull...
User:some what itching..
Doctor:Ok it looks to be aphthous ulcer
Doctor:It will fall off on its own
Doctor:You do not have to worry unless you have multiple blisters of such
Doctor:Even if you apply medicine it takes the same time
Doctor:You can just apply petroleum jelly
User:is it a cream..?
User:is this a Herpes Labelia..?
Doctor:NO typical
Doctor:They are multiple usually
User:on the same area or all around face..?
Doctor:same area
User:bcaz i have below lower lip only...
User:diameter - apprx. 1cm
Doctor:I said the same, you can try zinc oxide paste
Doctor:BOROSWIFT cream
Doctor:it has zinc oxide white petroleum
Doctor:Did you follow?
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:Nothing to worry.. right..?
User:ok.. thanks.. Doctor...!
Doctor:Ok Thank you for visiting me
Doctor:Bye for now
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