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Ulcer-like out breaks inside the lips - causing swelling, pain

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ulcer-like out breaks inside the lips - causing swelling, pain and a feeling of swelling in the frontal sinusis. negative to tests for bacterial, fungal and viral infections. Limited response to prednisone
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. Davidthe most common causes of painful ulcers on the inside of the lips is due to herpes type 1 viral outbreaksviral cultures are often not very need to try a course of anti-viral medications like acyclovir and acyclovir creams on the area to see if they help.have you tried anti-viral pills and creams yet?