What causes tingling sensation on lower lip?

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Posted on Thu, 12 Jun 2014 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: For about a month I've had a tingling sensation of a fever blister on my lower left lip from time to time but never breaks out, what might be causing this?
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Answered by Dr. Ilyas Patel 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
You seem to have herpes simplex.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

welcome to HCM.

As you said you have tingling sensation on lower lip. And that occur from last one month. It is most probably herpes simplex. Still,I would like ask few queries.

1) what type of lesions you have on lower lip?
2) was it occured in past?
3) please decribe the lesion. Vesicular or erosion.
4) is it near angle of mouth?
5) symptoms? Itching ,burning or pain
6) is the lesion occurs off and on?
7) any bad habit? Smoking,tobacco or alcohol
8) do you have any skin disease or any systemic disease?
9) past history of any skin or systemic disease?
10) do you take any medicine?

Please answer above questions And the post the photo of affected area. So,that I can help you in better ways

Waiting for your response.

Thanks.

Dr. Ilyas Patel MD

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