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is painless mouth sores a symptom of cold sores

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Brown
52 years experience Prosthodontics
Herpes Simplex: Good day; Cold sores cause millimeter, fluid-filled lesions also known as fever blisters to occur periodically. In youngsters they may be caused by ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Autoimmune disease: They are more like canker sores. They occur on the soft movable parts. They can occur inside the lips, but rarely on the outside. Outside sore sore ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Mouth sores: Painful mouth sores, that look similar to canker sores, are the most common sign of Behcet's disease. The management is to control temporary flares in ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: See your physician
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: There are 2 strains of herpes simplex virus which you can acquire. Unfortunately HSV 1 & 2 can be responsible for both cold sores and genital herp ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
38 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Viral infection: Hi Shreya, Sorry you are going through this. It sounds miserable! It could be any number of viral infections even Mononucleosis in which case antibi ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chioma Lazz
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Go see a doctor: What you have can fit into a number of things. You will be best served by going in person to seek medical help. A physical exam will result in proper ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruden
37 years experience Dentistry
Laser treatment: The best treatment is laser such as the biolase md laser. It will immediately relieve the pain and cause the lesions to heal quickly.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prabu Raman
37 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: If it started off as a clear fluid vescicle first and occurs typically in the same place repeatedly, it could by herpes. If not it could be apthae. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
No cure- it's herpes: More than likely it's caused by a herpes outbreak (hsv-1 typically). Drinking acidic fluids can make the situation worse; with poor dental hygiene, th ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience Dentistry
Acyclovir: If you get aphthous ulcers (cold or canker sores) frequently then the prescription medicine Acyclovir could help. But you usually have to get it going ... Read More

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