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Fever Blister And Chapped Lips
I got a fever blister, what is the quickest home remedy to make it go away! its such a pain! and can chapped lips cause them?
Cold sores fever bli: Cold sores (also called fever blisters.) groups of fluid-filled blisters that often erupt around the lips and sometimes under the nose or around the chin. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 and are very contagious. The initial infection (primary herpes) may be confused with a cold or flu and can cause painful lesions to erupt throughout the mouth. Once a person is infected wi. ...Read more
Please use: Please just use plain vaseline lip therapy frequently. ...Read more
Cold sores: The cold sores or fever blisters are a herpes simplex virus. Stress whether physical (lack of sleep infection....) or emotional stress. I advise you to see your doctor as there are medications your doctor can put you on to prevent the frequent out breaks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have had ten fever blister like sores on my lips over the last two weeks. But no fever, in fact temp is always low.?
What's wrong if the area where a fever blister on my lips use to be has been itching for a week now but no clusters has formed yet?
Herpes Simplex: See your doctor for a prescription med. Herpes simplex 1 or hsv 1also known as oral herpes. It is different from genital herpes which is hsv 2 . . Medication can decrease the pain related to an outbreak and can shorten healing time. They can also decrease the total number of outbreaks. Drugs including famvir, zovirax, and Valtrex (valacyclovir) are among the drugs used to treat the symptoms of herpes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Give it time: If it's early on in the course of a fever blister there are some medications that can help. But it has been several days already you just have to give it time. Should resolve on it's own in a week or so. Here's a link to more detailed information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cold-sore/ds00358. ...Read more
Zorivax: Yes it should over the first 5 days. Also try lysine, 1500 mg a day x 5 days to promote healing,to prevent cold sores try lysine, 500 mg a day, if you get them often ( 3 or more times a year). ...Read more
See your dentist: You need to visit your dentist so it can be determined if you have a herpetic lesion or just a sore spot. ...Read more