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Fever blister - making progrees slowly-More than 14 days

My doctor gave me pills for fever blister for 5days.. also said that will go away in 14 days...

i didn't have any pain or breakout from the day i found symptom, Now i'm in 11th day not taking any pills (prescription was only 1st 5 days) drinking more fluid. when i'm looking inside my lip one side it's making progress ( white dots are turning on to skin color) & other side still it's on yellow/white shaded spots... i do take spicy food never had burning/itchy/sore feeling.... as doctor mentioned like still 3 more days to go for 14 days                                                  ... suppose if the symptom stays after 14 days .is that some else? anything serious? , do i need to worry about that?
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Hello,
In primary herpes or cold sores, the healing process usually takes two to three weeks and s the cold sores should last for this much period of time. Typically, another outbreak can appear weeks or months after the first, but it almost always is less severe and shorter than the first outbreak.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your dermatologist. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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i took checkup today with my dermatologist.....she concluded that " pearly papules"..& normal one. on my inner top lips.... i did few search & realized that ....  Thanks for all....
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Valtrex, (yes, the one for genital herpes) is almost like "the cure" for fever blisters. Check it out. I use it. Haven't had one in 2 years
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doctor said those are pearly papules and i stopped taking pills...
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