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Infection below lip?

A pimple popped up below my lip about 2 weeks ago.  It popped, scabbed over, then started to swell.  About a day or so ago small blisters appeared around it, filled with clear liquid that oozes out.  The skin around this area is bright red now.  

I'm not sure if it has anything to do with the above, but I also developed a UTI about 3-4 days ago.

Any ideas on what it could be?  (I have tried to google the symptoms, but the results all look similar to what I have so I'm not sure which it is.)
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563773 tn?1374250139
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL

Hello,
It can be perioral dermatitis or cold sores. Perioral dermatitis is a chronic papulopustular and eczematous facial dermatitis.Treatment consists of oral antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs. A mild soap or soap substitute, such as Dove or Cetaphil should be used for washing. Scrubbing should be avoided.

If the symptoms are not controlled by topical antibiotics,then oral antibiotics may be needed.Pls consult your dermatologist and discuss this with him.

I hope it helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing or if you have any additional doubts. Kind regards.

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i am no doctor, but i have been reading about rosacea lately because i have a similar problem. perhaps you should ask your doctor about it. or look up rosacea and see if that is what it looks like. i had some difficulty finding pictures, but after searching on google, i did find a good selection. i am sorry i do not have a web address for you. good luck
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