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Can Toddlers Get Cold Sores Anywhere Else Besides The Mouth
Yes: Cold sores are sometimes called "fever blisters" and may appeear on the lips amd mouth, always on the outside, and sometimes on the cheeks and chin. It is dangerous if they appear on the eye. Cold sores are oftern confused with "canker sores" that occur on the inside of the mouth and lips. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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
Yes: Herpes virus is usually shed when a visible sore is present; however, the virus can be present even without a sore showing. You usually need to have a portal of entry for the virus to infect you (cut, dry lips, etc). But is you have been exposed before and have anti bodies against the herpes virus you have be able to fight it off. Wearing lip stick, lip gloss or chapstick will help protect you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of cold sores inside mouth on cheeks. One in outside corner of my mouth. Really painful. What can this be and how can I get relief?
Aphthous stomatitis : You are describing a classic case of aphthous stomatitis .Please get a checkup asap to check on your immune system .. This situation could be associated with systemic condition . They come and go in episodes manner . Physical checkup and done blood work will get you the proper diagnosis . Mean while get some pain relief medicine .. ...Read more
You cant...: They are normally viral and must run their course. A dentist can treat them to make them less painful. A laser can be used to make them hurt less. There are also over the counter meds that you can apply topically that accelerate healing and reduce pain such as abreva, zilactin, and oragell. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My husband has 3 bad cold sores in his mouth. Been rinsing with salt water every night x1wk doesn't seem to be gettin better. Anything else he can do?
Try hydrogen peroxid: Apply some hydrogen peroxide to the canker sores with q-tip. ...Read more
I'm aware that you get cold sores on your mouth but is it only contagious when there is an outbreak or all the time?
If I have oral herpes, is it possible to just have sores in my mouth and not get cold sores on the outside of my mouth, like my lips?
Yes: This can be the case. However, you can develop extraoral herpes at any time. Be very careful when you have active lesions, because you can easily get them in your eyes. They are very contagious, so be especially careful about kissing infants, and of course anyone else during this time. You can ask your dentist about a prescription medication for them. Good luck. ...Read more
I am getting cold sores on my lips on the corners and when i open my mouth it hurts! how do I get rid of the cold sores?
Use lysine: Cold sores are caused by the herpes virus. A supplement called lysine suppresses herpes outbreaks in most people. Also, avoid whole wheat bread, nuts, arginine, etc. Do not take lysine if you have phenylketonuria. There are also prescription anti-virals that you can get from your dds. ...Read more
For the second time in 2 months, got small fluid blisters on my shoulder. Same shoulder. Spot. I get cold sores on my mouth. Could it b the same thing?
Catch it early: If you can catch a cold sore early, when it first starts to tingle, see a dentist that can use a soft tissue laser to kill the virus in the area and stop its spread. It will also help to heal the sore more quickly. If it is already a blister, it is not as effective. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I have type 1 herpes, can I contract type 2? I have started to date someone with genital herpes. I get cold sores myself on my mouth. Can I have both types of herpes?
Can u get herpes in u mouth and throat from performing oral sex, or does it have to b cold sores on the outside?
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