Just a pimple instead of cold sore?

Patient : I have either a pimple or cold sore on the skin bordering my lower lip. I think it may be a pimple because there was no burning, tingling, or pain, and no clear blisters, crusting or scabbing. But I also think it may be a cold sore because it's been there for about two and a half weeks, though I have had pimples that stayed that long as well. It also never developed a defined whitehead like much of my acne. Background: I am very prone to acne breakouts, but I believe I have gotten cold sores in the past.
Symptoms:  No persistent symptoms or discomfort
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Doctor :   Hello, Please rest assured that its not a cold sore or hsv infection , its an acne pimple. You may apply antibacteria l ointment locally for the cure or can take macrolide group of drugs on prescription for the treatment. But it is not a STD or herpes. I hope i have answered your query, wishing you good health, regards

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