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Cold sore?

(5 Posts)
IamtheZombie Wed 30-Jan-13 23:48:41

Zombie is nearly 61 yo. She has never had a cold sore so she only knows what friends have told her or what Dr. Google can tell her.

Last night she had a funny feeling on her upper lip. When she touched it she felt a little lump.

Tonight, the lump is still there. It's not really a blister which is what Dr. Google tells her a cold sore would be. But it still tingles a bit.

Any ideas?

purplewithred Thu 31-Jan-13 08:35:34

Could still be a cold sore I think - i sometimes get these, they don't ever get as far as a blister, just go away again especially if you don't fiddle with them.

ChocolateCoins Thu 31-Jan-13 11:43:17

Could still be a cold sore. Try not to touch it or play with it and it might just go away.

IamtheZombie Thu 31-Jan-13 13:50:11

Thanks, purple and Chocolate.

Zombie sits on her hands so that she stops poking the lump...

lottie63 Thu 31-Jan-13 20:25:44

Use Zovirax to head it off. You can also buy patches you stick on overnight which are good. This action works to prevent them coming out as a full-blown coldsore.

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