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I was diagnosed with strep throat but I have fever blisters on my face and my fingers and hands are sore and tingley with bumps on them is this common?

I was diagnosed with strep throat but I have fever blisters on my face and my fingers and hands are sore and tingley with bumps on them is this common?

Maybe something else: Your description suggests "hand-foot-mouth" disease. A viral infection (that does not always involve both hands and feet). It is more frequent in warmer weather. Look here to see if your symptoms match: http://www.cdc.gov/hand-foot-mouth/ ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

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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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What antibodic is good for fever blister?

None: A true fever blister is caused by the herpes virus. Antibiotics to not kill viruses, only bacteria. An anti viral drug may help, but overall it just will heal in 10-14 days. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a fever blister?

How to get rid of a fever blister?

See below: Fever blisters are caused by reactivation of a chronic herpes simplex infection usually type i. It will resolve spontaneously without treatment. Severe cases or frequent recurrences can be treated with prescription oral acyclovir, Famvir (famciclovir) or valacyclovir (valtrex). ...Read more

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Does tick bite fever cause blisters?

Does tick bite fever cause blisters?

See below : If you are referring to tick-borne relapsing fever (tbrf), then - no. Blisters are not associated with it as far as i can discern from then most recent reports. ...Read more

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What's the best cure for fever blisters?

What's the best cure for fever blisters?

Your doctor can: prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in European studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1,000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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1 yr old with a fever blister. What to do?

Fever blister: you can use Abreva for it ask your PCP to give you a prescription for it it is also available over the counter generally it works well ...Read more

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Can fever blisters transfer to vaginal areas?

Can fever blisters transfer to vaginal areas?

Perhaps: A true fever blister will not 'transfer' to any other area. However, many people have re-activation of old herpes infections (cold sores) during times of stress, which a fever is. These lesions do contain some active herpes virus and can indeed be 'transferred' to other areas if directly touching them and then areas without intact skin in place. So you really need to know which is which. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

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