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Can dry or chapped lips cause fever blisters?

Can dry or chapped lips cause fever blisters?

Yes: And it can get worse if you try to lick your lips to moisten your lips. Use medicated lip balm or even vaseline to remedy the problem. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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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?

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

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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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What causes cold sores and fever blisters in the mouth and lips?

What causes cold sores and fever blisters in the mouth and lips?

Virus: Cold sores are caused by the herpes virus and is a very common infection to get. It is estimated that 90+% of population has been exposed to this virus in childhood. Usually it is triggered by stress, lack of sleep, excess sunlight etc.. Sometimes people get them recurrently or once in awhile or sometimes once then never again. It depends but can be treated by Acyclovir and related drugs too. ...Read more

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I've had fever blisters since a child usually on left side lip is it normal to come on diff spot in lip or Is it moving or cause Bell's palsy ?

I've had fever blisters since a child usually on left side lip is it normal to come on diff spot in lip or Is it moving or cause Bell's palsy ?

Not unusual: Fever blisters usually recur in the same general area as the first infection, and relapses are often triggered by mild irritation to the lip from friction or biting or associated with systemic infection. There has been an association between Bells Palsy and herpes, but there are other causes as well of palsy, and your current flare should not be cause for alarm. ...Read more

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I've been having recurring fever blisters/canker sores over the past few weeks on different parts of my body (lips,between thighs,etc)Any reason/cause?

I've been having recurring fever blisters/canker sores over the past few weeks on different parts of my body (lips,between thighs,etc)Any reason/cause?

Have doc take a look: Medicine is both an art and a science, shortcuts don't usually work. It's not often possible to say with certainty what is causing a problem without 1) seeing it and b) taking a history of the illness. In addition, sometimes testing is needed. I wish that technology for distance diagnosis was better than it is, but for now seeing a doctor in person will help you the most. Hope you're better soon! ...Read more

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How long will my lip stay swollen because of my fever blister?

How long will my lip stay swollen because of my fever blister?

Herpes simplex: The inflammatory reaction of the body to this virus is highly variable and individualistic. It should generally have receded entirely within several days after resolution of the ulcerated area. Hope this helps and you are better soon. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more