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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 and 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 to the genitals, causing genital ...Read more


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I get sinus pain, shooting left ear pain + tooth pain on the left side lower molar+ canker sores on my lip. How are lip sores related to sinus pain?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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I get sinus pain, shooting left ear pain + tooth pain on the left side lower molar+ canker sores on my lip. How are lip sores related to sinus pain?

Unrelated problems: 1. A sinus infection or inflammation can cause a ear pain, These problems should be managed by your PCP or ENT. 2. Toothache -see a dentist 3. Mouth sores (aphthous ulcers) are painful sores inside the mouth. The sore may be painful for three or four days, but complete healing usually takes ten to fifteen days. Canker sores may recur many times each year. No cure is available. ...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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I fell 3days ago on gravel on my knee.Minimal swelling sore to touch below knee.Now have dull pain And pain shooting down leg/foot. Shin/foot tingle

I fell 3days ago on gravel on my knee.Minimal swelling sore to touch below knee.Now have dull pain And pain shooting down leg/foot. Shin/foot tingle

Nerve inolvement: The bruising and swelling may have impinged on a nerve in the front of your leg such as the superficial fibular nerve. If the symptoms do not improve or if they worsen, please seek evaluation and further guidance. ...Read more

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Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Unrelated symptoms: and sketchy picture, you need to be examined, tell your doctor what you are anxious about, you might need an STD testing, trust your doctor, your information is confidential, good luck ...Read more

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I have blister type rash on both upper under arms. Worse on the right side. Red warm rashsems ro bw heading down past my elbow.No pain.?

I have blister type rash  on both upper under arms. Worse on the right side. Red warm rashsems ro bw heading down past my elbow.No pain.?

Blistering rash: Blistering rashes need to be seen by a dermatologist. You could have a contact dermatitis that has become secondarily infected. On the other hand there are specific blistering diseases that need to be diagnosed with a skin biopsy. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Exam : Lower eyelid sores with a lip sore makes me think of herpes simplex disease, and an exam is definitely warranted right away. This combination would not be consistent with HPV. See an ophthalmologist for an exam. ...Read more

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I have herpes lesions on right side chest, arm pit, and back. Never a cold sore. What type of herpes is this?

I have herpes lesions on right side chest, arm pit, and back. Never a cold sore. What type of herpes is this?

Herpes zoster: Your chosen topic tags show you already know about herpes zoster (shingles). Almost certainly that's what you have. I hope you are on treatment with valacyclovir or similar drug, sometimes accompanied by prednisone or other steroid drug. ...Read more

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Hi! My symptoms include: persistent headache, sore chin, sore top right jaw bone, and lumps on either sides of my throat.

Hi! My symptoms include: persistent headache, sore chin, sore top right jaw bone, and lumps on either sides of my throat.

Flu season: Flu season has arrived :'( Your symptoms sound like typical symptoms from the common cold. At this point, you should focus on rest and hydration. The flu typically lasts 3-7 days. Make sure someone is around to help take care of you, until you feel well. If you do not start to improve in the next few days, I would certainly suggest going to see your Doctor. Hang in there. Happy Thanksgiving!! ...Read more

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My symptoms: arthritis in right hand, left foot, and neck; ankles sore when sitting on for a while, sharp outer chest pain. Are these connected?

My symptoms: arthritis in right hand, left foot, and neck; ankles sore when sitting on for a while, sharp outer chest pain. Are these connected?

It's possible: You have "asymmetric" arthritis. There are some systemic illnesses that can cause this. Gout comes to mind. Osteoarthritis is another. Consultation with a rheumatologist would lead to an accurate diagnosis. ...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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My daughter has the following symptoms: chest tightness, pain on the left temple, pain on the left ribs, and feet numbness. What could it be?

My daughter has the following symptoms: chest tightness, pain on the left temple, pain on the left ribs, and feet numbness. What could it be?

Not enough info: You do not say how long she has had these symptoms. If the symptoms continue get her checked soon. If they worsen get her checked sooner! ...Read more

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Dizziness, sore shoulder, sore ear, aching cheek under eye, numbness in arm. All on the left hand side. Any ideas?

Dizziness, sore shoulder, sore ear, aching cheek under eye, numbness in arm.  All on the left hand side.  Any ideas?

R/O MS: With these multiple systemic symptoms you should be seen by a Neurophthalmologist or Neurologist to rule out MS. ...Read more

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Hello, my cold sore scab fell off on its own and I kissed my boyfriend. What are the risks of him already developing a cold sore? Esp on his chin

Hello, my cold sore scab fell off on its own and I kissed my boyfriend. What are the risks of him already developing a cold sore? Esp on his chin

Herpes: Risks are low but unknown at this point. Your friend likely has contracted HSV from another source as a child as you and majority of population have. ...Read more