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Do herpes inside the mouth go through the same sages as herpes outside of the mouth (cold sores) such as blistering?

Do herpes inside the mouth go through the same sages as herpes outside of the mouth (cold sores) such as blistering?

Herpes simplex: is divided into two types: HSV type 1 and HSV type 2. Both of these conditions can affect your mouth or your genitals and can be spread via oral sex, but not trough clothing. There no cure for HSV infection and often stress is an aggravating factor. Cold sores generally clear up without treatment within 10-14 days. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Slight blistering and redness of my gums I do smoke but have started to quit today im worried its mouth cancer?

Slight blistering and redness of my gums I do smoke but have started to quit today im worried its mouth cancer?

Blistering Gums: That sounds like an allergic reaction or a reaction to a local infection. Sometimes reaction can be a new food allergy. I am very happy that anything will wake you up to the dangers of smoking and how smart it would be to really stop. But, this is not a sign of mouth cancer. ...Read more

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Red looking pimple on my lip, isn't blistering but it kind of itches. But yet again my mouth gets itchy randomly sometimes. What is this?

Red looking pimple on my lip, isn't blistering but it kind of itches. But yet again my mouth gets itchy randomly sometimes. What is this?

Lesion on lip: It is hard to tell what it is without seeing a picture of the lesion. It can either be an early pimple or a cold sore. Try using warm compresses (a wet washcloth with warm water). If it is a pimple it will develop a head and will resolve over time. A cold sore will resolve as well over time. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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What causes blisters on the mouth?

Many things: true blisters can be from trauma, viruses, oral medications. It is useful to keep track of what things might trigger the blisters or perhaps see your dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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What causes blisters in the mouth? Viruses?

What causes blisters in the mouth?  Viruses?

Several Causes: There are many different conditions which cause blisters in the mouth. The most common are caused by the herpes virus. These can be painful, unsightly, and contagious, and should be examined by a dentist. Less common conditions can be much more dangerous and harmful, so they should be ruled out. Differentiating is usually easy based simply on appearance and history. Your dentist can help you. ...Read more

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How 2 treat blisters in the mouth?

How 2 treat blisters in the mouth?

Mouth blisters: If they are herpes (cold sores), doc can prescribe antiviral med to suppress virus & lessen symptoms. Rinsing mouth with mixture of warm salt water, peroxide, & mouthwash may help. Otc topical pain meds like orajel or anbesol can lessen discomfort. If blisters don't improve within few days, see fp or dentist for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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Mouth blisters what's cause n remefy?

Mouth blisters  what's cause n remefy?

Cold Sores: These are caused by a herpes virus. There are some treatments for thjis now, but they usually go away in a week if you treat them or 7in 7 days if you don't. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a blister in my mouth what's it from ?

What to do if I have a blister in my mouth what's it from ?

Not enough info: Bubble or crater? Where is it located? Does it hurt? If it is a bubble on the gum, it could be an abscess and it requires treatment ASAP. If it is a painless bubble on inside of lip or under tongue it is probably a plugging minor salivary gland and may resolve on its own within a few weeks. If it is a painful crater then an ulcer is a likely candidate. See dentist if unsure. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more