Top
10
Doctor insights on: 3 Cold Sores At Once

Share
1

1
I have three cold sores on my bottom lip , what can I do so it wont be swollen ?

I have three cold sores on my bottom lip , what can I do so it wont be swollen ?

HERPES SIMPLEX: If this is Herpes Simplex virus then the best treatment is an antiviral like acyclovir. Really really works for prevention and treatment of herpes. It does require a prescription. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,016 doctors shared insights

Cold Sore (Definition)

Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small, painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are generally caused by the herpes simplex virus 1 which is related to herpes simplex virus 2 that causes genital herpes. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth to mouth contact. They can spread to the genitalia and cause genital ...Read more


2

2
Every year I get cold sores on my lips about twice or three times in a year. Is there a reason I am so vulnerable to them?

Every year I get cold sores on my lips about twice or three times in a year. Is there a reason I am so vulnerable to them?

Yes and No.: Many people experience "cold sores" you described often. Once you acquire an infection with herpes simplex virus I (one), the virus remains in your system. Whenever your immune system is down, such as lack of sleep, lots of stress, excessive fatigue, etc, will bring about the reactivation of the virus, and thus "cold sores". Ask your doctor to prescribe a medicine "acyclovir" or "valacyclovir. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
4

4
I am prone to this cold sores and even have one now about three days ago I noticed a small bump on the left side of my tongue it is not painful I was just wondering if it could be a cold sore spread into my tongue or my health anxiety makes me think it's

I am prone to this cold sores and even have one now about three days ago I noticed a small bump on the left side of my tongue it is not painful I was just wondering if it could be a cold sore spread into my tongue or my health anxiety makes me think it's

Not a cold sore: Cold sores occur on the outside of the mouth/borders of lips, not in the mouth and are caused by the herpes virus. Canker sores, which are not caused by the herpes virus occur in the mouth, and are typically painful. This could just be an enlarged tongue papilla, which is common and not a problem. Have your doctor check it to be sure. ...Read more

5

5
This yr i got sick six times. My throat like three times, a yeast infection, a cold, and three cold sores. What to do? Im scared.

This yr i got sick six times. My throat like three times, a yeast infection, a cold, and three cold sores. What to do? Im scared.

Throat infections: Don't be scared, but i would still recommend seeing your primary doctor or an ent. They should be able to figure out what is going on. Feel better! ...Read more

6

6
Bumps on lip.Appear to be cold sores.Not std.Continually reoccurring they burn , swell no puss.Initially three bumps at a time now only one at a time?

Cold sores: These recurring bumps ( now only one) sound like cold sores. Herpes simplex 1 is very common and can recur. If you are having them very frequently you may want tosee your doctor ...Read more

7

7
I have swollen glands once a month and cold sores almost every three weeks, im am extremely fatigued the doctor put it down to depression but it cant ?

I have swollen glands once a month and cold sores almost every three weeks, im am extremely fatigued the doctor put it down to depression but it cant ?

See below: Fatigue is more often caused by psychological and social issues than by physical problems. Most physical problems will have other symptoms than just fatigue. Exceptions would be anemia, hypothyroidism, and sleep apnea which might cause only fatigue SEE:.fatigue>..http://bit.ly/1FYjQAb..chronic fatigue syndrome>..http:///bit.ly/1E6CrfM ..depression>..http://bit.ly/1xUALOL ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
How to remove cold sores in 3 days?

Cold sores: 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 half. This is not the only way to treat cold sores. ...Read more

9

9
Hi. I have had 3 cold sores in 3 weeks. When one goes away, another one came up. Could there be an underlying cause?

Maybe: Triggers for cold sores can include illness, stress, fatigue, becoming physically cold, dry air, UV rays (sun), mouth trauma or one's period. ...Read more