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Yellow bump on lip. Swollen. Red around it.

I tend to bite the skin off my lip.

This time my lip got swollen, so I think I went too far down.

Now I have a small, yellow hard circle. My lip is swollen & there is red around it.

What could this be? Never had a canker sore or cold sore before.
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replied May 25th, 2016
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replied October 30th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Its a canker sore. Topical anesthetic gel with supportive care and short term use of prednisolone will help.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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