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Bump on the upper lip. Could this be due to herpes?

Well I am only 15 years old. I ve had this bump on my upper lip for a couple of years now. I remember when I first got it I popped it. Now, it s just one is one single bump.. No fluid .. Has not left .. Has not scabbed up. To me it s noticable, but to others it s not (unless I point it out). I ve looked up synthoms for herpes but what I have is nothing like what I see in the pictures. What might this be? :(
Asked On : Mon, 26 Nov 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response

It is not likely to be herpes, herpes rash or bumps don't persist like that for so long. Herpes bumps are seen only during acute attack.

This is mostly a blocked sebaceous gland.Few glands get repeated blocked and present as small bumps which are either seen only on close observation or can be felt by gentle touch.

Answered: Tue, 27 Nov 2012
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