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Cold Sores On Arm
Yes: Yes you can though rare. It depends on the site of the initial herpes infection.
I have a spot in my arm that has red irritated skin with small fluid filled bumps. I have cold sores and am wondering if it could be related to that.?
Possibly: Related. If you are suspecting a herpes infection, which is whst cold sores are, it would be helpful to see your Doctor to culture that fluid for a definitive diagnosis.
Can herpes appear other places than lips mouth eyes and genitals? I get cold sores on my lips often but now I have had breakout on hands arms back
Yes: Herpes can appear throughout the body. Common infection of the skin or mucosa may affect the face and mouth (orofacial herpes), genitalia (genital herpes), hands (herpetic whitlow), eye (herpes keratitis) and even brain (herpes encephalitis). Please consult your physician to make sure that you do not have a spread of herpatic infection.See 2 more doctor answers
I've had cold sores once per year for years but now have herpes once a month on different parts of my skin like elbow, knee. Why? I don't play sports
This is something: I think would be better handled by your primary doctor. If they feel it's herpes outbreak monthly or more frequently:you could be prescribed medication. This medince could be taken daily to supress frequent outbreaks.
I have herpes lesions on right side chest, arm pit, and back. Never a cold sore. What type of herpes is this?
My cousin has a cold sore. Soon after he touched it. He touched my arm can get infected. He only touched for a few seconds and I had no cuts?
My cousin has a cold sore. Soon after he touched it. He touched my arm. Could I get the virus. He only touched for a few seconds and I had no cuts?
Touch: Highly unlikely, but I sure hope you washed your arm as soon as your cousin touched your arm.
My Cousin has a cold sore soon after he touched it he touched my arm. He touched my arm for 3-4 seconds. Could I catch the virus like that I had no cuts?
Unlikely: Herpes is highly transmittable, but that brief a contact is unlikely to cause infection unless there was an open sore and a break in your skin surface. You should be fine, just be on the lookout for an out reak in the local area for up to a month
I was using arm&hammer advance white toothpaste &now I think have a cold sore on the corner of my mouth and maybe a pimple on my lip? How do I fix it?
Toothpaste?: Could be from toothpaste but is unusual. Do you think you might have been exposed to herpes simplex virus. Kissed a boy with a cold sore recently? Or do you have history of cold sores. Dr can prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) or you can buy abreva lip sore treatment over the counter. Don't squeeze pimple or anything on lips, since that will create greater infection.See 1 more doctor answer
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.See 1 more doctor answer
5 yr old son has an itchy bumpy rash, for lack of a better word, on his elbow. It doesn't look very red but bumpy almost like a cold sore. Have pic?
Eczema possibly: The elbow is a common spot for eczema to flare up. If there is a history of eczema, allergies or asthma it increases chance of it being eczema. If there is no concern that it is infected a trial of a low dose over the counter steroid could be tried to see it improves. A follow up with regular provider to go over response to treatment would allow for long term treatment plan.
A cold sore in my nose made my gland under my neck swell. Today I have a sore lump at the bottom of my armpit close to my breast - are they related?
I shot ice day before yesterday in forearm & foot now it's swollen, red, and has fever. I've been in bed with a cold& sore throat ever since. Any sugges?
See a doctor: This has me concerned – I think you have a infection from where you injected those drugs. This can progress, including infection of the bloodstream, with organ dysfunction and possibly death if not treated properly. Sorry to scare you, but you need to get help right away. Doctors are professionals – you should not be judged for drug use – and medical records are private. Hope you get better.
Virus: Two kinds of these are common, and both caused by virus. Least worrisome, is the aphthous ulcer. Occurs on the soft tissues of the mouth -- inside lips, cheeks, under tongue. The worse one is herpes.The first time you get it, it can be anywhere in the mouth and outside the mouth. After that, in the mouth, it will only be on tight tissues -- roof of mouth, and right along gum line around teeth.See 1 more doctor answer
Options: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrex (valacyclovir).
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