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What causes a pimple like bump inside the lips?

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Dr. Aarti Abraham


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Posted on Tue, 4 Apr 2017 in Pregnancy
Question: Small pimple like has occurred on the back side of lips inside mouth, generally they disappear within certain period of time but one is there since last almost two weeks. May b its still there because i pressed it with teeth ( because of irritation, I guess). What should i do, image has been attached.
Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
As below

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for trusting us with your health concern.
Yes, this is an oral ulcer.
Do not worry, it gets over soon.
However, it indicates deficiency of vitamin B Complex.
Please take B folcin tablet once daily for one month to avoid frequent such ulcers.
Apply Orajel ( glycerine ) ointment on the ulcer five to six times a day.
Avoid eating oily, spicy food.
It should be better soon.
All the best.
Please feel free to discuss further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
Follow up: Dr. Aarti Abraham 2 minutes later
Ok, thank you doctor. I will do as prescribed.
Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 9 hours later
Brief Answer:
Yes please

Detailed Answer:
Yes, please do that.
Take care.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy

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