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Do Cold Sores Bleed
Yes they can bleed: A cold sore is a herpes simplex viral infection that occurs most commonly on th lips of the mouth, but can also occur on the penis and vulva, and other places of the skin. During the first stage, they produce a tender sore, that can then form a scab and bleed. Use vaseline to keep the area moist, and try drug- store medicines for cold sores, or get a prescription for acyclovir. ...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've gotten 4 large bleeding cold sores in past 5 months. On aclivir for 12 months. Any prescription for relief? Over the counter creams don't help.
Recurrent cold sores: Sometimes cold sores (herpes simplex infections) break through antiviral medication treatments like acyclovir. That can happen because Acyclovir may not be strong enough. There are two stronger and longer acting antiviral medications, valacyclovir and famcyclovir that may do better at preventing recurrence. Recurrence is also more likely if daily doses are skipped even once in a while. ...Read more
If cold sores can be popped-whitish fluid-can they bleed after popping-like a pimple would-or is this more typical of a pimple? Unsure if HSV or zit
What counts as a sore that can contract an std, aside from cold sores, by kissing? Does it have to be a bleeding sore or does any sore pose a risk?
My 11-year-old daughter has a bleeding cold sore on the roof of her mouth, which appears pale, with other small sores. One side of her throat hurts.
I had a cold sore and i took prescribed medicine for it now it bursed and started bleeding what should I do now?
You can lubricate: You can use vaseline or Aquaphor or chapstick. It will heal in a week or so. If you get these, you can take a pill at the first tingling (prodrome) which will make it less severe and heal sooner. Valacyclovir and acyclovir are used for this. Medicines applied to the sores are not worth much, in spite of their claims. A prescription needs to be filled in anticipation of the next attack because it m ...Read more
My cold sore turned in to a cut on my lip and it keeps splitting open and bleeding. What can I do to make it heal?
I had a small cold sore and tiny cut on my lip, which was not bleeding. I shared a cigarette with stranger, what sort of diseases i can get?
Rare..: It would be very uncommon to see you infected with any disease just for the fact of sharing a cigarette, unless you knew that this person suffers from a particular disease. Cold sores are very common and will probably go away in a few days. Lip balms will help recover. If no improvement after 10 days, see a doctor. ...Read more
I have a tiny bump on my lower outer lip that doesn't hurt, bleed or puss. It's not a mucocele, venous lake nor a cold sore. I've had it for 2 weeks.
Fibroma ?: Needs to be seen to be diagnosed. Make an appointment with an oral surgeon. ...Read more
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