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What causes reocurring fever blisters on buttocks?

What causes reocurring fever blisters on buttocks?

HSV 2: Herpes simplex virus type ii or genital herpes is the most likely cause. Frequent recurrences can be prevented by oral acyclovir, valacyclovir or famvir (famciclovir). Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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What causes a fever blister and are there any remedies to get rid of them?!

What causes a fever blister and are there any remedies to get rid of them?!

OTC Abreva: This is typically caused by a herpes virus n can be a recurrent problem for many. It's contagious, very treatable, but can't be cured. An otc cream called abreva--if used at the early onset, it can be quite effective. Excessive sun exposure, stress, other illness can be trigger for it to come out. If frequent, there is med to prevent it. Topicals via script by doc if needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause fever blisters without having a fever?

What can cause fever blisters without having a fever?

Cold Sores?: Triggers for cold sores can include illness, stress, fatigue, becoming physically cold, dry air, UV rays (sun), mouth trauma or one's period. ...Read more

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What causes fever blisters and what can u do to prevent them my ex husband never gets them what can I do to prevent them

Cold sores: Triggers for cold sores can include illness, stress, fatigue, becoming physically cold, dry air, uv rays (sun), mouth trauma or one's period. Mitigate any of these possible. Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can. ...Read more

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Is it possible that abreva cause fever blisters?

Is it possible that abreva cause fever blisters?

No: Fever blisters is due to a viral infection called-herpes simplex-1. Abreva is an over the counter cream that may be helpful in treatment. ...Read more

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Can dry or chapped lips cause fever blisters?

Can dry or chapped lips cause fever blisters?

Chapped Lips: You may think of chapped lips as something that only happens in the winter. But the truth is, unless you take special care, your lips can get dry, sore, and scaly any time of year. http://www.webmd.com/beauty/why-your-lips-are-chapped#1 ...Read more

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Can taking garcinia cambogia extract cause outbreak of fever blisters?

Can taking garcinia cambogia extract cause outbreak of fever blisters?

Probably not: Fever blisters are caused by the herpes simplex virus. It is very common. They are referred to as cold sores, because they can be triggered when your body is under stress with a cold. Sunlight, change in weather, and stress are frequent triggers. I generally prescribe an antiviral pill to be taken at the first sign of a cold sore, because they frequently recur at the same site. Lana long, M.D. ...Read more

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What causes fever blisters/ cold sores on my upper lip?!?

What causes fever blisters/ cold sores on my upper lip?!?

Cold sores: Cold sores/fever blisters are cause by the herpes simplex virus. There are 2 types—oral & genital. Either type can cause a "cold sore" although the oral type is usually involved with lip lesions. There are several otc treatments to lessen symptoms, but prescription anti-viral meds work better to clear the lesions. Herpes, however, is not cured; it is suppressed & can reappear.—>. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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