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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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Could you tell me what are fever blisters?

Could you tell me what are fever blisters?

Herpes simplex 1 vir: Cold sores or fever blisters tend to develop when an individual has a fever but can also be triggered by sun exposure, emotional distress, intestinal illness and menstruation. These blisters can recur in the same spot or in different locations.A sore or blister will typically take a few days or a week to resolve. Caused by herpes simplex i virus and are highly contagious. ...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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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

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What is a good way to cure or prevent fever blisters?

What is a good way to cure or prevent fever blisters?

See below: To prevent cold sores from occurring wash hands often. Maintain a healthful lifestyle (regular exercise, nutritious diet, adequate sleep, keeping stress at bay). Keep lips well moisturized & apply sun screen to the areas that your cold sores normally pop up. Talk with your physician about supplementing with lysine. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm can help heal fever blisters. ...Read more

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How would doctors recommend i treat painful fever blisters?

How would doctors recommend i treat painful fever blisters?

This can help: 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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I always get fever blisters even when i'm not sick and i haven't kissed any guys recently what could this be?

I always get fever blisters even when i'm not sick and i haven't kissed any guys recently what could this be?

Diagnosed w Herpes: Simplex? Triggers for cold sores can include illness, stress, fatigue, becoming physically cold, dry air, UV rays (sun), mouth trauma or one's period. ...Read more

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What causes fever blisters and what can u do to prevent them my ex husband never gets them what can I do to prevent them

Cold sores: Triggers for cold sores can include illness, stress, fatigue, becoming physically cold, dry air, uv rays (sun), mouth trauma or one's period. Mitigate any of these possible. Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). 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. ...Read more

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I started to notice fever blisters recently and i read it was a herpes 1 stimlax or some sort. Am i going to get them again? How do I treat it fast?

I started to notice fever blisters recently and i read it was a herpes 1 stimlax or some sort. Am i going to get them again?  How do I treat it fast?

Time will heal: It is true that this is caused by herpes simplex virus. Treatment is largely for comfort, and a product like orabase can be used, which uses a covering with a topical anesthetic. Anti-viral medications are very seldom used for "cold sores". It is a virus which resides in the nerve trunks of the facial nerves, and will recur. Good luck... 7-10 days... ...Read more

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What causes reocurring fever blisters on buttocks?

What causes reocurring fever blisters on buttocks?

HSV 2: Herpes simplex virus type ii or genital herpes is the most likely cause. Frequent recurrences can be prevented by oral acyclovir, valacyclovir or famvir (famciclovir). Good luck. ...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?

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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What to do about fever blisters?

What to do about 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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Where do fever blisters come from?

Where do fever blisters come from?

Fever blisters are…: …caused by the herpes simplex virus (usually type 1, but can also be type 2) which is transmitted by contact with an infected person. Lesions don't even have to be visible to transfer virus. Never cured, it hides out in the body until triggered by stress—cold/infxn/ emotional stress/ bright sunlight/etc. Doc can rx meds to suppress virus & shorten course of symptoms. ...Read more

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What can cause fever blisters without having a fever?

What can cause fever blisters without having a fever?

Cold Sores?: Triggers for cold sores can include illness, stress, fatigue, becoming physically cold, dry air, UV rays (sun), mouth trauma or one's period. ...Read more

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How would you recommend i cure my fever blisters, fast?

How would you recommend i cure my fever blisters, fast?

Lemon balm: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best way to treat fever blisters?

Could you tell me what's the best way to treat fever blisters?

Valtrex (valacyclovir): 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. Your physician can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). ...Read more

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