Question by  raggedyanne21 (19)

What causes breakouts on the lips?


Answer by  ppremise (200)

The most common cause for lip sores and outbreaks are strains of the herpes virus. A non-std strain has been associated with frequent cold sores.


Answer by  Dontbugme (697)

Assuming you are talking about blister-like outbreaks, this is most likely a cold sore, otherwise known as herpes simplex.


Answer by  Ginny (2251)

Lip sores, or fever blisters, can be caused by an outbreak of the herpes simplex virus and are triggered by stress, illness, or sun damage.


Answer by  puppygrrl (103)

You may have the Herpes simplex virus, which causes cold sores. Your doctor can tell you if your breakouts are cold sores.


Answer by  TwoToneDodge (2204)

Breakouts on lips can be caused by the type of lipstick or chapstick that is being used. Change to a natural form of these products.

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