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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If it is an actual : Cold sore it would be caused by herpes simplex type i virus.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Initially a bump, : Blister and then it crusts over & is yellowish.
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Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Sore throat: Ibuprofen 800mg by mouth three times a day would be my answer. Saltwater gargles. Look into your throat with your cellphone light and take a picture. ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Try this: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by hal ... Read More
A 4-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Cold sore: Try over the counter cold sore medication. It’s a virus
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Schneider
45 years experience Integrative Medicine
Cold sore: A sore in the corner of the mouth may be due to a virus. However, if you have dentures, chronic secretions on the side of the mouth caused by the den ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cold sores: are caused by the herpes simplex viruses.Your Dr can prescribe oral Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral medication. Laser txs are used to tre ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Dermatologist: If that bothered you that much, you should see a dermatologist for prescription medicine. Otc meds not going to help you.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
15 years experience Dermatology
Probably not: Its hard to be certain. Cold sores can easily become colonized by normal skin bacteria, which probably caused the pus you saw. The only way to tell ... Read More

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