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Cold sore inside of mouth

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Schneider
45 years experience Integrative Medicine
Cols sore: Cold sores are caused by viruses and can last 7-10 days and be very painful. There are some over the counter cold sore meds that are effective. Chec ... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Canker? Cold sore?: Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) occur inside the mouth and the cause is unknown- tends to be associated with stress and irritation. They run their cour ... Read More

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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Katz
26 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The mouth and lips are the most common area for young children to develop cold sores.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The membranes inside the mouth are usually involved with the first or primary flare of a cold sore and can be quite extensive. Later cold sores genera ... Read More
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
If it is caused by: Herpes you should take oral valtrex, (valacyclovir) that is the quickest way to get rid of it. Your doctor can prescribe that for you.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cold sores: Your Dr can prescribe oral valtrex or another antiviral medication. Brief supplementation w lysine 1,000mg orally 3 times a day at onset, can also ha ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Talk with your DR: about antiviral medications.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Yes well remember canker sores are viruses. You can get a small outbreak of 1 or 2. And they will resolve in a few days or so. If you get them regular ... Read More
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Yes, but: If you only have that one sore and no other symptoms it's probably something else.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Your doctor can : Prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral which can actually help regarding transmission to others. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cre ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Cold sores: There are several possible causes of your symptoms, but herpes would be my first assumption until i heard more and examined you. We can now de-stig ... Read More
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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