Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
169 Doctors are Online

Blister on lower left side of lip, growing in size, turns white sometimes. STD symptoms?

i keep getting a blister on my lower left side of my lip i get it twice a yeari can feel it coming on and it start out small and gets bigger it throbs and hurts there is no puss i cant pop it sometimes it turns white but sometimes it just stay big and red i never get cold sores ive never had any std s i just dont know what to do
Asked On : Sat, 16 Mar 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  18
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello and welcome to HCM.

Thank you for your query.

The fact that this is a recurrent presentation arises a doubt of this being the oral form of herpes. Although, this is only an assumption and could be due to various other reasons depending on varying activity, weather, diet, etc.

I would recommend a visit to the doctor when this blister or white patch appears, as this would appear at a time when your immunity is at a low (due to factors like poor nutrition, lowered immunity due to weather or drugs, infections, etc.). Get screened for all sexually transmitted infections, with priority to herpes. I would first like to rule this out.

Once sexually transmitted infections have been ruled out we can move forward to examine and send tissue samples to the laboratory to find the cause.

I hope I have succeeded in providing the information you were looking for. Please feel free to write back to me for any further clarifications at: . I would gladly help you.

Best wishes.
Answered: Fri, 21 Jun 2013
I find this answer helpful

2 Doctors agree with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor