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Can A Cold Sore Appear In The Mouth
Yes: The membranes inside the mouth are usually involved with the first or primary flare of a cold sore and can be quite extensive. Later cold sores generally localize on the skin outside. Other viruses (hand-foot-mouth), trauma, apthous ulcers, allergic reaactions can all cause mouth sores on the inside. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Is it common to get a first cold sore on the edge of the mouth and also have none of the first time symtoms?
Cold sores: There are several possible causes of your symptoms, but herpes would be my first assumption until i heard more and examined you. We can now de-stigmatize herpes and understand this infection to a much better degree given the tremendous research that has changed everything we know about herpes in the past few years. Other rare issues could be allergies, vitamin c deficiency and a fungal infection. ...Read more
Yes, but: If you only have that one sore and no other symptoms it's probably something else. ...Read more
Your doctor can : Prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral which can actually help regarding transmission to others. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream). Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. ...Read more
Initially a bump, : Blister and then it crusts over & is yellowish. ...Read more
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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