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3 cold sores at the same time

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Thrush: See your doctor to look for other causes such as thyroid, anemia etc. If that is normal then see your gyne
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Get Evaluated.: I am not so concerned about the cold sores, but along with new onset recurring thrush, I think you need to be evaluated by your physician. She may or ... Read More
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: You may be "ping-ponging" an infection to each other; however, I would suggest, a comprehensive physical exam to check your immune system, since these ... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Herpes Simplex: See your doctor for a prescription med. Herpes simplex 1 or hsv 1also known as oral herpes. It is different from genital herpes which is hsv 2 . . Me ... Read More
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Dr. Mohammad Al-Asadi
22 years experience Dentistry
Consult your docs: Antiviral medications are effective in clearing or preventing cold sores. See your dentist or physician for treatment.
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
Avoid touching: The fact that you are getting additional cold sores leads me to believe you may have touched and transferred the virus on a previous outbreak. Be care ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Martin
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Throat infections: Don't be scared, but i would still recommend seeing your primary doctor or an ent. They should be able to figure out what is going on. Feel better!
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
41 years experience Pediatrics
Cold sores: These recurring bumps ( now only one) sound like cold sores. Herpes simplex 1 is very common and can recur. If you are having them very frequently you ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Anything's Possible: Could be, but is usually painful. Best to see your dermatologist while you have them.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Herpes simplex virus 1 which causes cold sores often will cause ulcers on the gums and tongue. The ulcers can be painful. There are other causes of mo ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Your doctor can : Prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Get educated: If you have recurring herpes, it is the same thing in the same place, not new infections. The virus is dormant with no symptoms until something trigge ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Tx: Usually 7 to 10 days without treatment. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Good question: If you could find a good answer to why this happens you would become very famous. Nobody knows all the reasons that herpes simples infections recur in ... Read More

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