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Blisters in the mouth. hsv?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 38 years experience
Not usually: Hsv is more likely to cause blisters on the lips (cold sores) than blisters in the mouth. The exception is primary herpes (the first episode), especially in children. Ulcers in the mouth can be aphthous ulcers or may be caused by other viral infections, HIV infection, or syphilis. Herpes would be lower on the list. Chronic, recurrent, or non-healing oral ulcers should be evaluated.
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What can I do to blisters in the mouth?

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Dr. David Mann
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 32 years experience
Aphthous ulcers: These are common. Change toothpaste to detergent (sodium laureth sulfate) free brand. Avoid spicey, acidic (tomato, citrus)oragel or other topical analgesics. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspergum (aspirin gum numbs mouth) . If symptoms persist or are recurrent, get checked by doctor.. If possible, reduce stress in your life. Also, there are over-the-counter products coat the ulcer and can reduce pain.
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