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Fever Blister Contagious Period
Why do I get itchy red patches on my skin and a fever blister in my top lip every time im on my period 5th month its happend already :'( ?
Cold sores: Cold sores recur.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is hand mouth and foot disease contagious in the incubation period, before the first symptom of a fever
Yes: Fever blisters/cold sores are most commonly caused by the hsv1 virus which is very common and found in most people. The virus is contagious and some people are simply more prone to getting the "fever blisters" than others. There are some meds, including topicals that help decrease the duration of the symptoms and provide some relief. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 yr old has HFMD. Started fri/sat. When will he stop being contagious? Fever gone, still has blisters on Wed. Ok for family event Saturday?
Hard to say: At 2, their general activities include mouthing toys and fingers and spreading saliva around their environment. Since HFV viruses can shed in the respiratory tract and saliva for 1-2 weeks after initial symptoms, so how and when they stop spreading the germ is difficult to say.It can persist for 4-6 weeks in the stool. ...Read more
I got a fever blister inside my mouth 10 days ago. It has since gone down & healed, but i was wondering if i'm contagious?
My bestfriend's bf gets lip blisters ever since he was a kid. He got them last in 2012 due to sun exposure, this time after a fever. Is it contagious?
7 hrs after fainting and vomiting, fever blisters appered on my chin. Can this still be related to my episode? Or herpes? And is this contagious?
Stress: "fever blisters" are caused by herpes simplex and are contagious. We are all exposed to herpes simplex at a young age. Some people continue to have outbreaks during stressful times and with exposure to the sun. Others may never have repeated outbreaks. Your body was stressed due to the vomiting and fainting episode you had. Thus, the outbreak of herpes simplex. Valtrex will treat this. ...Read more
If a fever blister on the roof of the mouth is gone, but the area is still tender is it still contagious?
Probably not: If no blister or vesicle is there, you are probably feeling the after effects of the lesion which should fade with time. ...Read more
If a child has Hand, Foot, Mouth Disease and has blisters that are still erupting, but no fever. Is he or she contagious or no?
Hand/foot/mouth: Generally, a person with hand, foot, and mouth disease is most contagious during the first week of illness. People can sometimes be contagious for days or weeks after symptoms go away. This is why people should always try to maintain good hygiene (e.g. handwashing) so they can minimize their chance of spreading or getting infections. ...Read more