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Cold Sores On Lower Back
I have been getting blistery sores on my lower back, whenever i eat tomatoes, or citris foods. Is this herpes or cold sores?
Could be herpes: I have heard of citrus type foods triggering a herpes outbreak. You can also get skin irritation from citric acid if it touches your skin and then you are out in the sun. However, it could all just be a coincidence and your rash could be many other things. There is medication for it if it is herpes, so may worth it to get checked. You can always take a pic of it and show it to your doc later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small, painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are generally caused by the herpes simplex virus 1 which is related to herpes simplex virus 2 that causes genital herpes. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth to mouth contact. They can spread to the genitalia and cause genital ...Read more
I have a bubbly blistery rash on my lower back a bit like cold sores, very painful and itchy. What could this be?
Herpes simplex I: Cold sores, are contagious and usually occur outside the mouth, appearing as small red blisters on the lips, chin, cheeks, or in the nostrils. Also known as fever blisters, 95-percent of recurrent cold sore outbreaks are caused by type 1 herpes simplex virus, not the type 2 strain that can cause genital herpes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have cold sores and cut in vagina, spit there and now am in serious pain to the touch with tingling at times & lower back burns could I have spread it?
Have cold sores. Cut on vagina, put my spit down there. Now its burns tingles and lower back too. Could I have spread to genitals, 3 months w/no sores?
Herpes concern: You could have herpes. It burns, tingles, hurts, and can occur in the mouth and on the skin. Type 2 happens mostly in the "boxer's shorts area, " which could include sacrum, genitals, or even thighs. A blood test will tell you type i or type ii (type ii is the worse kind). Treatment is the same: valtrex, (valacyclovir) famvir, or acyclovir. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could my lower back pain and fever be from along with a cold sore on noes and on off itchy skin?
Mono: Epstein-barr virus which causes mononucleousis, and has variable symptoms on the body. ...Read more
Can getting a cold sore under noes cause lower back pain fever and other sick symptoms or is that only herpes 2?
Cold sores keep coming back recently. I haven't changed my diet or anything so what is the problem?
Tips: To prevent cold sores from occurring wash hands often. Maintain a healthful lifestyle (regular exercise, nutritious diet, adequate sleep, keeping stress at bay). Keep lips well moisturized & apply sun screen to the areas that your cold sores normally pop up. Talk with your physician about supplementing with lysine. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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