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Q: Tiny Bumps on The corner of upper Lip ( No Answer,   4 Comments )
Subject: Tiny Bumps on The corner of upper Lip
Category: Health > Conditions and Diseases
Asked by: bishop4ever25-ga
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Posted: 21 Aug 2006 07:59 PDT
Expires: 20 Sep 2006 07:59 PDT
Question ID: 758069
About 3 weeks ago I noticed the development of a tiny cluster of white
bumps on the corner of my upper lip (left side). There are about 30 of
them and they are very very tiny and unrecognizable until I look very
very closely in the mirror. They do not itch, have not scabbed, or
drained as I have uncovered to be the symptoms of oral herpes. A week
or so later I noticed approx. 2-3 more individual bumps, again very
very tiny,  toward the center of my upper lip, and another 1 going
toward the right. Out of curiosity I squeezed a few to see what would
happen and no fluid came out. However, through the broken skin I could
see that the bumps were located under the surface skin and didn't look
violent or fiery. I just basically scratched my lip and a tiny scab
formed from the damage and healed in 1 day. Last night the same sized
cluster appeared on the upper right side of my lip (corner). They do
not itch, are not weeping, and have not began to scab or inflame into
a boil or lesion such as herpes. My lips still look very healthy and
don't feel abnormal other than my paranoia about these tiny little
bastards. Any help on what this might be? Thanks.

Clarification of Question by bishop4ever25-ga on 21 Aug 2006 08:00 PDT
To clarify the bumps are not bright white but more flesh colored with
a small white undertone.

Clarification of Question by bishop4ever25-ga on 22 Aug 2006 06:30 PDT
I dont think its from shaving. I've never had this happen in all the
years I;ve been shaving. They do appear to be fading though.
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Tiny Bumps on The corner of upper Lip
From: probonopublico-ga on 21 Aug 2006 08:38 PDT
You must visit a doctor ...

A physical examination should reveal all!
Subject: Re: Tiny Bumps on The corner of upper Lip
From: stanmartin1952-ga on 21 Aug 2006 22:25 PDT
Could you be shaving too close?
Subject: Re: Tiny Bumps on The corner of upper Lip
From: mgnairtvm-ga on 07 Sep 2006 21:24 PDT
Please see the webpages for more details and images on Herpes simplex
virus. Herpes viruses are contagious. Contact may occur directly, or
through contact with infected razors, towels, dishes, and other shared
articles. Please contact a Dermatolgist.
Subject: Re: Tiny Bumps on The corner of upper Lip
From: hohum23-ga on 13 Sep 2006 20:30 PDT
I hate people who think this is herpes. Do they not read anything
you've posted? If you haven't found out already, you likely have
Fordyce's condition. Its an overgrowth of the sebaceous glands in your
mouth. They're harmless, they can be treated, but usually due to their
not being contageous nor harmful, they are left untreated.

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