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What causes fever blisters?

My husband has a fever blister? Rash? He is very concerned with his appearance. He just started a new job. What causes these, he has them a lot. It is below his bottom lip and looks like little red blisters, the size of a dime maybe. Can you help? Thanks Clara
Wed, 30 Apr 2014
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Hi.
This is Herpes simplex , a viral infection and manifests on reduced body resistance.
These are self-limiting and needs no active treatment.
But for the sake of possibility to cure you may please consult a Dermatologist and get treated accordingly.
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What causes fever blisters?

Hi. This is Herpes simplex , a viral infection and manifests on reduced body resistance. These are self-limiting and needs no active treatment. But for the sake of possibility to cure you may please consult a Dermatologist and get treated accordingly.