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3 Cold Sores At Once
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I get maybe 2 cold sores a year but this time i got like three at once and one is off of my lip near my nose any suggestions?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer