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Cold sore under tongue?

Hello there. Thank yo so very much for your time. For a very long time now, I have been getting blisters under my tongue. I was told by about 3 doctors that it was herpes. Not too long ago I went to an ENT specialist and she saw a blister that came out on my lower lip. Inside my mouth. I told the doctor that I get them under the tongue as well and she said they were just muccoceles. This is very hard for me considering I get them all the time. One of the doctors that saw one of these blisters in my lower lip was a dentist and he said it was most likely herpes and not to worry about it. The ENT saw one that came out in the same place and her diagnosis was different. I have one under my tongue now and was wondering if I could get some opinions here. I get these all the time, both under my tongue and in my inner lower lip. It affects me a lot psychologically as I think I always have herpes. I get them at least 10 times a month. If not more. The one in the pictures, please see the link, was just about to finish healing and it popped up again. It's not always in the same spot, but a lot of the times it is. Even when it finishes healing, it leaves a white spot. It might be a scar? Anyway, please give me some advice if you can. I would appreciate it so much. I need to get to the bottom of this. I've asked the doctors I've seen to swab the lesions, but they've pretty much refused on the basis that they were sure it was herpes. The ENT specialists refused on the basis that she was sure it wasn't and that I had nothing to worry about. Thank you for your time and help.  

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Hi, what your describing does not appear as herpes outbreaks at all with so many happening every month. Herpes inside the mouth is more common with a primary new infection not for long term herpes as would be on the lips. Have a blood test to confirm if you have hsv oral and a swab of a new sore. Its the only way to confirm. But dont be overly concerned these are herpes outbreaks.
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Thanks for your message. I seem to be going to slightly longer periods where I wont get them, but still. It seems I have them more often then not. I've attached some pics of a previous blister. I've never, at least that I can remember, have gotten a cold sore on my lips. The blisters I get have always been under my tongue, or in my inner lower lip. The ENT specialist was adament that she didn't know why the other doctors jumped to the conclusion that these blisters were in fact herpes. I am HSV 1 positive. I had an STD test done long ago and it included testing for HSV 1 and 2. The ENT said since most people are HSV 1 positive, it was far more likely that these blisters were just mucoceles. Anyway, given the pictures, including the ones in the link I've included in this message, does this look like herpes? I can't find pics online of herpes looking quite like this. Any and all help would be greatly appreciated. I've had this hanging over my head for about 2 years. I'm constantly worried about it, especially considering how often I get them. Also, if your glands are swollen, the ones by your neck, is that a sign of it being herpes? Sometimes my glands there feel harder than other times. Usually when I have these things, but not always. I'm not in a position where I can get a swab done now sadly as I'm in Japan and have no idea where to do this, which sucks.

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