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Bloated Stomach And Low Thyroids Cold Sores
I on occasion get cold sores in the same spot on my bottom lip. Now I have something that looks like a cold sore on my stomach?
Herpes Vs Syphilis: That is unusual. Do you have the vital herpes blood tests to prove which type or if you have both types of herpes? If you do have the blood tests then i would have a physician look at this to determine if the new sore is a different herpes. (you cannot get herpes elsewhere once you are infected). That makes me wonder about syphilis given what syphilis primary lesions can look like. ...Read more
My TSH is 1.5, but I'm concerned by some issues: fatigue, loss of sex drive, depression (new), cold sores, high LDL, memory. Could be thyroid problem?
How to I know if it's acid reflux or low stomach acid when I sometimes get cold sore feeling from throat to rectum after passing stool or standing ?
Not sure it's either: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, reflux is too much acid and taking an ANT-acid changes symptoms. Won't have any effect on rectal symptms associated with passing stool. This is a characteristic symptom of ibs. http://www.nerdpocalypse.net/irritable%20bowel.html ...Read more
I've been taking Aloe Vera juice and have itchy red eye lids sick stomach after food cold sores on lips dizziness and sick after exercise loose bowels?
All Juiced-Up Again?: Now THAT sounds like something I"D like to drink (when I want to get out of work, that is...).You know, often we attribute the most notable things as a proximate cause to our ills. Short of a Mac Truck hitting you, maybe also consider other things you've eaten or been exposed to. Of course if you just started with that Aloe,stop it and see what happens. And if you are getting worse get to a doctor ...Read more
I have 2 cold sores- I took Valtrex (valacyclovir) but they are still there. I feel pain on the right side of my neck. Do I need meds or will it eventually go away?
It hurts to swallow, have cold sores in mouth, swollen glands in neck, and somewhat achy all over; what would cause all these symptoms?
Canker sore like sores that are spreading
swollen neck glands
painful to eat, talk, swallow
canker sore or cold sore virus? Help!
Cold sore virus: It could be herpangina or gingivostomatitis. Herpangina is often caused by the hand-foot-mouth virus (coxsackie virus) & can cause a lot of pain from sores at the back of the throat usually have a high-fever with this. Gingivostomatitis is most often caused by herpes type 1 virus, and these sores are more often around the lips and oral mucosa closer to your mouth. Strep is a possibility as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cold Sore: I will flag this for dr. Raff (infectious disease specialist). Am not aware of herpes simplex type i affecting the stomach. It often is found on the lips, skin around mouth, nose, chin, mouth, cheeks, & even eye or genitalia. I will flag this question & ask one of the infectious disease doctors to also provide an answer. ...Read more