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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


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How can I clear up fever blisters on my chin and cheek?

How can I clear up fever blisters on my chin and cheek?

Acyclovir: You can ask your doctor for a prescription cream for Acyclovir to treat the skin lesions, if they erupted less than 48 hours ago, otherwise, they are going to take their course. You may need to treat the next outbreak early to prevent them from spreading. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant, and this morning i awoke with "fever blisters" on my chin. Is this shingles, and will this hurt my baby? I had a case of very mild shingles at age nine, and this feels the same. Burning, and needle like pain.

I'm pregnant, and this morning i awoke with "fever blisters" on my chin. Is this shingles, and will this hurt my baby? I had a case of very mild shingles at age nine, and this feels the same. Burning, and needle like pain.

Shingles : Shingles rarely can re-activate. Other sources of "fever blisters" are also a possibility. The best advice would be contacting the obstetrician and reviewing the symptoms and rash so that the appropriate treatment can be given. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can fever blisters show up on your chin and lip and create jaw and ear pain?

Can fever blisters show up on your chin and lip and create jaw and ear pain?

Not exactly: If there is pain on the jaw or ear areas, associated with some blisters on the face, a doctor might want to examine the patient to see if it is shingles. Shingles needs treatment and followup, unlike the simple herpes lip sores that go away easily. Shingles is a recurrence of the chicken pox virus called zoster (or Herpes zoster, but is not the herpes in cold sores). ...Read more

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Can a fever blister cause a swollen lymph note under chin?

Can a fever blister cause a swollen lymph note under chin?

Not cause, but: They could be related in some way. The virus that expresses itself as a fever blister can prompt your lymph node to work hard to attack the intrusion (usually an infection) and the effort can cause the node to harden and/or enlarge a bit. Also, it can be two separate problems. In any case, an exam may be wise to treat either or both. Feel better soon! ...Read more

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I got fever blister It usally on left side bottom lip this time right bottom it seems to be getting bigger going down chin idk ?

I got fever blister It usally on left side bottom lip this time right bottom it seems to be getting bigger going down chin idk ?

Herpes: It may well be another herpes simplex infection and treatment is available. Have your Physician exam you for diagnosis and treatment since there is a rather large area of involvement. ...Read more

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What are sympthons of flu I have appetite but throw everything up feel cold head hurts and a fever blister appeared before any of this happened?

What are sympthons of flu I have appetite but throw everything up feel cold head hurts and a fever blister appeared before any of this happened?

Influenza symptoms: Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/influenza/ds00081 for info re influenza including symptoms, diagnosis & treatment. If you think you're getting worse rather than better, go see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have some red itchy blisters on my head, hand , palm, body front and back. I had 100 f temperature once but after that no fever. What is it?

I have some red itchy blisters on my head, hand , palm, body front and back.  I had 100 f temperature once but after that no fever. What is it?

Cannot diagnose: Without seeing this don't know the cause, but there are only a few infectious diseases which produce true blisters. Chickenpox is unusual in adults but can occur, as can syphilis (get tested if at risk). More often this may be an allergic reaction or direct toxicity (like poison ivy, etc.) contact dermatitis. The lesions on your palms are disturbing. Do see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a bad fever blister, a red throat swollen under my chin and my neck hurts?

I have a bad fever blister, a red throat swollen under my chin and my neck hurts?

Go to the Doctor: This question verbalizes succinctly the very definition of when someone should go to the doctor. Please sign off of health tap and get to your family physician today. ...Read more

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Had sore come up on lip continue 2 get bigger radiated pain/itching in chin to rt jaw. Dr said not fever blister gave gen antibiotic what could it b?

Had sore come up on lip continue 2 get bigger radiated pain/itching in chin to rt jaw. Dr said not fever blister gave gen antibiotic  what could  it b?

Lip sore: I am not so sure it is not a cold sore (herpes virus). I would consider having this biopsied to determine the actual origin of the lesion. At the age of 50, it may be a small skin cancer..All the more reason for a biopsy. The wound also ought to have a culture done to determine is the antibiotic given was appropriate for the bacteria requiring treatment. ...Read more

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Son has a rash all over his body except head and face. A little itchy. Hands and feet have little tiny blisters. No fever no mouth sores?

Son has a rash all over his body except head and face. A little itchy. Hands and feet have little tiny blisters. No fever no mouth sores?

Need Dermtologist: A widespread rash such as what you have described especially with blistering demands immediate attention preferably by a dermatologist. Without fever in an otherwise healthy individual conditions such as allergic reactions or immune mediated blistering diseases need to be considered and worked up by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have a slight fever, blisters everywhere, a huge lump on my head like i was hit, a sore throat, no runny nose and i feel very weak.

I have a slight fever, blisters everywhere, a huge lump on my head like i was hit, a sore throat, no runny nose and i feel very weak.

M.D. visit: This could indicate a severe infection and it is important to see your physician. Varicella, chickenpox, is one possibility. Drinking fluids and monitoring your temperature is also advisable. ...Read more

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I have a random blister on my chin, is it herpes? I'm also experiencing headache, body aches, a cough, sore throat and a fever. Help?

I have a random blister on my chin, is it herpes? I'm also experiencing headache, body aches, a cough, sore throat and a fever. Help?

Blister: The blister on the chin may represent a cold sore caused by the herpes virus. Your symptoms represent a viral illness symptomatic care such as fluids and antipyretics are in order. ...Read more

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What's an effective treament for a fever blister?

What's an effective treament for a fever blister?

Remedies: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. ...Read more

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Need help with fever blisters?

Need help with fever blisters?

Cold Sores: Cold sores can be treated with oral antiviral medications. These are cheap and usually quite safe. They can significantly shorten the duration of the cold sore outbreak. If you have frequent outbreaks, these medicines can be taken daily to suppress the outbreaks. ...Read more

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What can u do for fever blisters?

What can u do for fever blisters?

Usually endure!: These are a nuisance. There are topicals to put on them that are over the counter. Your pcp can prescribe topicals and oral medications to treat and help prevent them. These meds are usually anti-virals. They are known to recur and painful, itchy, unsightly and can become problematic. If it is more than a simple case, see your pcp and discuss. Google a reputable web site for more information. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more