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Sucking Blister

Medically Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner, MD on April 26, 2022

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Sometimes newborns can get suckling blisters on their lips because of the vigorous sucking action they have as they are being fed. They might even be born with these blisters if they sucked their hands or forearms in the womb. They require no treatment and usually clear up on their own.

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