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Cold Sore On Eyelid Treatment
Laser: The best way to heal a cold sore is the use of the biolase laser. The pain will be relieved quickly and the sore will heal quickly. If you have the area treated during the early stage of a cold sore when you feel a burning or itching the cold sore will not come back to that area again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cold sore : Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also ^ healing. * for lip: melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. Your dermatologist can also provide laser treatments. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cold for three weeks, nasal chest congestion, dry cough nowc followed by mouth sores on top pallet. Red bumps with large white sores?
White spot under skin on corner of my mouth after cold sore? Cold sore started two weeks ago, Treated it with prescribed Rx.Afraid im still contagious
It's unlikely that: ...you're still contagious. The cold sore might have caused temporary loss of skin pigment but that's a residual effect, not a sign that the virus is still active. Your skin should heal in due time. I appreciate your concern about the possibility of still being contagious, but you aren't. Dr. Anne. ...Read more
Oral??: If you mean oral sex, and your question is are you being paranoid, then answer is no. Anyone should be concerned having any symptoms after unprotected ...Oral. Having said that, chances of you contracting a disease is prob low, depending on your partner (if he (she?) has multiple partners, and is a drug addict, chances are higher). Bottom line: i'd get it checked out with your pcp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The sore on my inner top lip on my right side looks like its yellow patch. It burns & tingles from time to time. Herpes or cold sores or canker sores?
Canker sores: Canker sores ( aphthous ulcers) typically last 1-2 weeks and heal on their own. Be careful not to irritate the sore, stay away from spicy foods. Get Orabase Ointment OTC at the pharmacy. This is an oral bandage that will stick to the sore. Place it on the sore before meals to protect the sore from irritation. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Viral infection: The combination of sore throat and swelling with irritation in the eyes is highly suggestive of a viral infection (pharyngitis plus conjunctivitis) for which there is no known treatment that will cure it. Standard advice is to stay well hydrated (drink plenty of fluids), take Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen for the pain, and apply hot/wet compresses to your eyes. Then just add a tincture of time. ...Read more
Swollen and severly sore cheek, sore throat, white patches in mouth on side of cheek. Negative strep culture at er, pain meds not working.
Hard to say: This could be many things. You need to be specific about when it started and what treatment has been given. This could be thrush, aphthous ulcers, lichen planus, leukoplakia, and other things. Oral diagnosis can be difficult, so seeing the oral cavity problem is very important. If you give more information, we can help better. Go to an otolaryngologist for exam, treatment, and possible biopsy. ...Read more
Sudden outbreak (3-4 days) of sore spots on tongue, two sores on inside of cheeks, slightly sore throat. Not sexually active. Possible causes?
Stomatitis: The first event of cold sores, usually due to the family of herpes, in adults can be more symptomatic, more sores and more painful. You don't seem to have so many of them so it may not be primary event but observe and don't let yourself get dehydrated due to pain on swallowing, see your doctor when you can for proper treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strep?: If strep, go to a doctor promptly- this could be serious infection. ...Read more
Symptoms over the past few weeks. 2 infected styes on left eye, a sore on my lower lip (lip has swelling), bad head fog. HPV related?
Dry lips, sore throat, diarrhea and lost of appetite. Also small itchy bumps (two blisters) on my arms, thighs, legs, hand and feet. Is this herpes?
Congestion, very sore throat, and pink eye. Got drops for the pink eye on wednesday, its gone now but the sore throat is going on 2 weeks. Back to dr?
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