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cold sores on toes symptoms

A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
As Dr. Sparacino : Noted, speak to your doctor about this. I have never heard of anyone getting "cold sores" on their feet. My pure and unadulterated guess (not seeing ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
Get a diagnosis: Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus and occur on mucous membranes of the body. A similar virus, herpes zoster, causes similar lesions o ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
About a week: HFM is a viral infection that causes blisters on palms, soles and in the mouth. Can be associated with moderate fever. The ulcers in the mouth will fa ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Not a cold sore: A cold sore (herpes) is extremely unlikely on the foot. Something else is causing this, even if it looks like the kind of cold sore you might get on y ... Read More
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Yes: It might be something else which appears similar to cold sore , please see doctor if its not healing.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor : This has me concerned – I think you have a infection from where you injected those drugs. This can progress, including infection of the bloodstream, w ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
50 years experience Dentistry
Burning and pain: A cold sore is caused by a common virus-herpes simplex. They begin as a burning sensation in the lip area and this is followed by the formation of a b ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Just at ulcer site: Cold sores on the lips or near the lips, are usually caused by recurrent oral herpes virus. They start as a slightly raised reddish area, with a bit o ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Cueva
21 years experience Pediatrics
Painful blisters: Cold sores are painful blisters on or near the lips, cause by a herpes virus. They can come and go, since the body never completely gets rid of the v ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Pain, tingling, itch: Many people describe either pain, tingling, or itching, beginning as much as a full day before the cold sore actually comes out. They know a cold sor ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
27 years experience Dermatology
Cold sores ladt <10d: 5 to 10 days is the typical time it takes for cold sores to go away.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
34 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not: Cold sores--or herpes simplex reactivation--usually will present as an area at the lip red border or just beyond, that initially may sting or burn and ... Read More
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