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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Cold Sores On My Right Knee

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Are the bumps on my elbow related to my cold sore?

Are the bumps on my elbow related to my cold sore?

Probably not: You would need an exam to determine the best possible diagnosis for any "bumps" on your elbow, but generally speaking, elbow lesions are not usually associated with cold sores. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Cold Sore (Definition)

Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small, painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth to mouth contact and can spread to the genitalia and cause genital ...Read more


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I can't kneel on my left knee. It's causes extreme pain .The outside of the knee is sore and feels numb..X-rays negative ?

I can't kneel on my left knee.  It's causes extreme pain .The outside of the knee is sore and feels numb..X-rays negative ?

Knee pain: Besides the bones of the joint, other possibilities sources of pain are the bursa sac just in front of the knee cap which can get inflamed, bursitis. There may also be a nerve issue or cartilage damage causing the pain. ...Read more

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What causes random swelling of the lymphnodes on my right? It "hurts" to my my tounge. Only swollen on my throat and chin area

What causes random swelling of the lymphnodes on my right? It "hurts" to my my tounge. Only swollen on my throat and chin area

Random infections..: When lymph nodes swells up , it's from the infected areas or organs they draine .. Consult your doctor for evaluation and treatment .. ...Read more

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Hello. I have swelling on the lip of vagina on the left side. Its painful on sitting and standing, with no other symptons.

Hello. I have swelling on the lip of vagina on the left side. Its painful on sitting and standing, with no other symptons.

Bartholins gland?: A swelling on one side low outside the vagina is a bartholins gland cyst. They commonly flare after sex. The duct opening is blocked. During sex the gland secretes fluid. So the fluid is backing up and causing the gland to swell. Applying heat for 10 minutes 2-4 times daily will help. Soaking in a bath also helps. If it continues to cause trouble, it may need to be draining and reopened. ...Read more

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I have a cold sore on both sides of my mouth and extreme jaw pain. Are the two related?

I have a cold sore on both sides of my mouth and extreme jaw pain. Are the two related?

Perhaps but...: Cold sores are a general term and many individuals incorrectly use it to describe both canker sores\aphthous ulcers and herpetic sores. Both present differently and have different implications. Finally I would not associate those sores with "extreme" jaw pain. See a dentist for a differential diagnosis, a complete exam and evaluation and treatment as\if needed. ...Read more

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My uncle has blisters on the bottom of his feet and sores with roots which cause severe pain?

My uncle has blisters on the bottom of his feet and sores with roots which cause severe pain?

Dyshidrosis: Dyshidrotic (also known as: hand-and-foot) eczema obviously appears on the hands, fingers and feet with symptoms of deep blisters or bubbles, and a red scaly appearance. Dyshidrotic eczema can appear on both he hands and both feet of the patient. Treatment is with super potent topical steroids. ...Read more

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What would cause pins and needles sensation on one side of my face and the top of my left foot. There is also occasional "foot lock" . No hx of trauma?

What would cause pins and needles sensation on one side of my face and the top of my left foot. There is also occasional "foot lock" . No hx of trauma?

Nerve pain: You need to be evaluated. The symptoms you describe are consistent with nerve problems which can range from very serious to very minor so best to get evaluated by the MD ASAP. ...Read more

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I suffer from mouth sores very frequently. At the moment I have sores on the inner side of lips and on inner side of teeth?

I suffer from mouth sores very frequently. At the moment I have sores on the inner side of lips and on inner side of teeth?

Oral ulcers: Small painful ulcers inside the mouth often are aphthous stomatitis (canker sores) or herpes, but there is a long list of conditions that have oral ulcers. Some of these conditions have both oral ulcers and genital ulcers. This needs a workup including herpes cultures, levels of iron, vitamins particular b6 and b12, folic acid, and a thorough history and physical exam to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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Flashing pain on right lower leg on the right side of my shin and tingly feet. Can an viral infection cause this? Nerve damage? It comes and goes.

Flashing pain on right lower leg on the right side of my shin and tingly feet. Can an viral infection cause this? Nerve damage? It comes and goes.

Yes: People with lower back pain can sometimes experience the type of symptoms you are describing, caused by structural irritation of the nerve at the root ("radiculopathy") from herniated disks or spinal stenosis. When someone has these symptoms without back pain, other causes should be considered, including viral meningitis and radiculitis. These tend to improve with time but should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have white painful / tingling bumps on my lower lip one on the right and one of the left . Are they sun blisters?

Multiple causes: Many things can cause bumps on the skin and lip. It is easier to tell what it is by looking at it and knowing the characteristic. Stress and viruses can cause aphthous ulcers that are white and burn/tingle. Cold sores can burst and hurt/tingle and appear white at the bottom of the bottom/ulcer. Infection with pus can appear white and hurt as well. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having blisters on the palms of my hands, soles of my feet, on my tongue, on my head and my genitals, accompanied with sore throat.

I'm having blisters on the palms of my hands, soles of my feet, on my tongue, on my head and my genitals, accompanied with sore throat.

Blisters: Hand foot & mouth disease is a viral illness that can have blisters in the mouth, on palms, soles and other areas of the body. There are a number of conditions that can cause similar symptoms, including reactions to medications, erythema multiforme (which may occur after other infections such as herpes or pneumonia) & others . Please see your dermatologist as soon as possible for proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes cold sores in the corner of my mouth?

What causes cold sores in the corner of my mouth?

Herpes simplex virus: Cold sores are a re-activation of latent herpes simplex virus infection, at the corners of the mouth or elsewhere. Not all sores at the corners of the mouth are cold sores, though; more commonly, cracking or oozing of the skin here represents "angular cheilitis"--the result of frequent exposure to saliva, and may become secondarily infected by bacteria or yeast. See your dentist for more info. ...Read more

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Experiencing numb feeling in my lower right leg and foot, rashes on my neck and my bottom, and hair thinning. Always cold. What could this be?

Experiencing numb feeling in my lower right leg and foot, rashes on my neck and my bottom, and hair thinning.  Always cold.  What could this be?

Thyroid: Thinning hair and intolerance to cold are two signs of hypothyroidism. Numbness in the leg, and rashes, are not commonly associated with thyroid disorders so be sure to get checked out by a doc. ...Read more

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I'm having symptoms of blisters on my ankle from the friction and i also got blister(s) on my foot and heel. What is the best thing to do?

I'm having symptoms of blisters on my ankle from the friction and i also got blister(s) on my foot and heel. What is the best thing to do?

Bad shoes: Blisters are the skin's reaction to high shearing forces. There is something that is rubbing on your skin causing them to develop. Correct the shoes will be helpful. Have to be careful with 2 pairs of socks or using Vaseline. They can make the problem worse when used in the wrong situation. ...Read more