I get Cold Sores/Herpes on my lip. As a child I use to get them frequently, today I treat them with Valtrex and Acyclovir cream, the minute I feel the itch I take the blue pill and its gone or a small one comes out and heals much faster. Unfortunately I have one annoying scar from childhood. I don't mind the scar under the lip, It's the half circle on my lip that took away the RED color and left a pale circle for all to see. Can this be repaired?
Repair Lip Scar from a Bad Cold Sore
Doctor Answers (2)
What appears to make this scar noticeable is the color difference. Therefore I would suggest a medical grade tattoo to camouflage the scar. You have to find the right tattooist. The common tattooist that draws anchors etc. is not appropriate for this type of work.