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Is a pimple on the upper lip a matter of concern in a child?

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

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Posted on Thu, 4 Oct 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: My daughter she is 7 years old and she got a smalll pimple like thing on upper lips. its a single pimple and there is no pain or anything. Is there anything to worry?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 40 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Superficial folliculitis, nothing to worry about.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

Thanks for your query.

I have reviewed the attached photograph and it is a superficial folliculitis.

It is nothing to worry about.

You can leave it as such or apply a topical antibiotic like Mupirocin cream on the affected area.

This will resolve it.

Hope this answers your queries.

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist
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