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What is the best thing to use OTC for blister

Patient: What is the best thing to use OTC for blister on lip

 

 

Doctor: Hello. Welcome to ask the doctor.I understand your concern.Blisters on lip are most likely due to viral infectio n known as Herpes labialis.It is caused by Human herpesvirus 1 most of the times.For this, I prefer to advise oral antivirals like Acyclovir / Valacyclovir.Also topical antibiotic cream like mupirocin 2 percent over the affected area is advised.I would like to advise you to visit your doctor so that he can examine you and give you prescription.You can share my opinion with him.I hope it helps.Stay healthyr

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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