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ask: Ulcers, blisters, sores on face that will not heal

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I have been have problems with sores on my face for a long time now. They are not acne but are more like blisters or ulcer type lesions that only have a watery substance that comes from them. They are very painful and sometimes bleed crusting over to a scab. However, they almost heal then they begin the cycle all over again in the same regions mostly below my mouth, not on my lips ever. They swell up again and then are even more painful. They burn, ache and hurt. Please tell me what to do. I was diagnosed with lymes disease but I am not sure whether these sores have anything to do with that, since it only is on my face. I look aweful and don't feel well at all. I also have had steroid injections to my spine and they get much worse. What can I do. Please help me. Sincerely Annette Deming

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Im really desperate right now i've been suffering from PITYRIASIS LICHENOIDES CHRONICA for about 3 months. and it's very hard for me to accept that there is no cure for this horrible thing. Can someone help me how to manage my condition i had it on my face, neck and all over my body. Is it covering it up by using make up can conceal the redness of my rashes? I'm from the Philippines anyway can someone give me names of best cosmetic products for PLC that are available in my country? I really appreciate your help Thank you and more power!

November 10, 2013 - 7:18pm
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I was at he doctor today and this is what I was told. Here is a link with a picture. This sounds like a possibility.


October 29, 2013 - 4:59pm
Rosa Cabrera RN

Hi Anon,

So sorry that you're going through this. Unfortunately, we aren't doctors and cannot see you so, I can only take a guess as to what this could be.

If you have blisters on your face it could be cold sores (aka fever blisters), Impetigo, or certain auto-immune diseases can also cause blisters on your face.

Please read a little more on cold sores and Impetigo here:


Please schedule an appointment with your dermatologist as soon as possible for a diagnosis and let me know what you think of the information.

Best Wishes,


September 11, 2011 - 6:48am

I have the same problem :( only i have two, which is one on my arm and on my chest. I've had them for about 8 months. dont know what to do, and haven't mentioned it to my doctor.

September 10, 2011 - 1:06pm
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