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Iv got a spot under the skin above my mouth. It hurts every

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Iv got a spot under the skin above my mouth. It hurts every time I open my mouth how can I get rid of it fast before christmas
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

Dr. David :

This is Dr. David

Dr. David :

can you tell me more about this "spot"

Dr. David :

is it a blister?

Dr. David :

can you upload a photo of it?

Dr. David :

how old are you?

Dr. David :

is it under your nose?

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : It's a spot above my mouth hasn't got a head on it I'm 26 can't upload a pik as u can't c it it just hurts like hell
Dr. David :

does it hurt on the inside of your lip at all?

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : No
Dr. David :

that is unusual that it hurts so much but you can't see anything on the skin.

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : Where the spot is the skins slightly red
Dr. David :

sometimes early blisters or early infections like early cold sores around the mouth can start to hurt before there is manifestation on the skin.

Dr. David :

I see.

Dr. David :

have you had these spots before on your lips?

Dr. David :

or around your mouth or nose?

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : It's not on my lip it's above it to the right between the nose and lip
Dr. David :

I see.

Dr. David :

I use salicylic acid acne creams typically for these skin red tender spots.

Dr. David :

this usually draws out the skin blemish.

Dr. David :

you can also try witch hazel

Dr. David :

which can help draw out the infection

Dr. David :

it sounds like most likely an infected skin pore

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : All iv got in the house is sudocrem quinoderm cream or out of date fuciden cream will any of there work
Dr. David :

or early acne.

Dr. David :

sudocrem quinoderm cream is more like a neosporin cream for cuts. most likely not.

Dr. David :

and fuciden cream is an ointment

Dr. David :

too wet

Dr. David :

you need something to dry the skin like salicylic acid or witch hazel

Dr. David :

to draw out the acne skin blemish

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : So wot products r the best with sallicyllic acid in
Dr. David :

you can go to your drug store and ask for any over the counter acne cream with salicyclic acid in it.

Dr. David :

they will carry some.

Dr. David :

do you have any other questions?

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why did you rate poor service?

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I am still trying to help you.

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : The skin is bright red n bumpy how can I get rid of this will aloe Vera cream help
Dr. David :

no, aloe vera cream will not help.

Dr. David :

you need an acne medication with alicylic acid in it

Dr. David :

and then a cover up cream or foundation makeup over it.

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : Went to boots and the saliycid acid cream u need prescription 4
JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : I have pure tea tree oil will that help
Dr. David :

try the witch hazel

Dr. David :

and a cover up foundation.

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : Or burts bees blemish stick
Dr. David :

did they have any acne medication at all there?

Dr. David :

you can try burts bees blemish stick.

Dr. David :

and a foundation cover up over it.

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : okstick ok il try burts bees how long will it take
Dr. David :

it could take several days to get better.

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : Is there anything that will work fast
Dr. David :

no, there is no short cut to these skin blemish

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : :(
Dr. David :

I know.

Dr. David :

some things in life we can't change.

Dr. David :

I wish I wasn't 5'2" tall.

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : Would manuka honey help as been reading some good reviews on it saying ul c results overnight
Dr. David :

my wife uses manuka honey imported from new Zealand to treat her gastritis and swears by it.

Dr. David :

we pay about 40-45 US dollars per jar

Dr. David :

it is very very thick honey.

Dr. David :

and has antibacterial properties and is good for wounds

Dr. David :

manuka honey also is used in medihoney wound care products for open wounds because of this antibacterial properties.

Dr. David :

not all honey is manuka honey.

Dr. David :

you can try it on your lip.

Dr. David :

it may or may not get rid of the red painful blemish before christmas.

Dr. David :

you might still need foundation cover up to cover it if you are going to holiday celebrations.

JACUSTOMER-l62uyhs9- : Boots sell manuka honey will that be ok
Dr. David :

yes, you can try that.

Dr. David :

good luck

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