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Scabbing Of Blisters
I'm 50 yo with no history of coldsore. the last 5 days there's redness on the outer line of the right cupid lip.no blister,no scabbing.is it coldsore?
Cold sore: Without a blister, it is difficult to tell if it is a cold sore. It may be early and may still erupt. Cold sores are due to infections from a virus in the HSV family and may be dormant for decades or freshly contracted. If you do have a vesicle or ulcer develop, your PCP can help determine its pathology. ...Read more
I have had a cold sore for a really long time. This is about day 20 but I don't know if it's still there. It went through all the stages of blisters, crusting, and scabbing but now all of that is gone and my skin is pink and smooth but it feels thicker wh
Incomplete question: From what you described, you no longer have active infection with herpes. However, healing process may take a few weeks to reach completion. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a cold sore last for 1-2 days, or do they typically last longer? Not sure if it even is one. No tingle, blister or scabbing.
Sure: Cold sores can come and go, or they can last for weeks. If the area persists, see a dr. To assure your get properly diagnosed and treated, best wishes. ...Read more
3 painful bumps on my pernium. Not blisters, oozing, or cauliflower like, not crusting or scabbing, or forming a head, burns during urination?
Cellulitis: Painful bumps indicate inflammation, most likely infectious from skin bacteria. Put some Polysporin ointment on them and take ibuprofen for a couple of days. You should also disk these with Epson salt. If no improvement in 2 days, see your doctor for a quick exam and assessment. You may need a course of antibiotic to treat. ...Read more
Have hematoma under knee cap, happened 18 days ago, whole knee cap hit asphalt lots of scabbing not healing fast. Now I have a blister above my scab , ?
What could cause rash, blistering/swelling, and scabbing on ear.. With no history of burns, scrapes, insect bites, or contact with allergens?
? Impetigo: What you describe sounds suspicious for impetigo, a strep infection of your skin. You can have a tiny break in your skin that you were not even aware of, and the normal skin bacteria could then enter in and cause a local strep infection. The "scabbing" is what makes me especially suspicious. Try washing with antibacterial wash, put on antibiotic ointment, and if not better in a few days, see doc. ...Read more
Zoster pain: 1. Anti-virals- decrease length of symptoms 2. Anti-inflammatories can help with pain 3. Neuropathic pain meds: gabapentin, lyrica, tcas... Can be very beneficial 4. Traditional pain meds 5. Epidural steroid injections may be needed if it is severe or you fail other therapies. Hopefully you won't develop phn, post-herpetic neuralgia or chronic pain condition that comes after shingles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Officially, "no": If a person has a history of cold sores, and there is a tingling spot on the lip (maybe slightly swollen and/or slightly reddened), and she quickly takes antivirals which stop the cold sore from fully developing, then it may go away without scabbing (it may peel slightly). Since the blisters did not form, the "cold sore" did not truly happen. If the sore fully developed, there would be scabbing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on my 11th day of chickenpox i hav only few blister left to dry . Can i eat chicken and what should i avoid eating and how long am i contagious?
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