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Small White Scabbed Sore That Wont Go Away
His scabbed cold sore came in contact with muy nipple and as he sucked it hard he left me a small cut.... I'm so scared. What should I do?
Get checked: 'get checked to address your concerns. Lip cold sores are due to HSV1 or HSV2. The biomarker l-homocysteine would resonate with the infected tissue if there is indeed an infection. Sockeeye Salmon Oil is an effective remedy to detox HSV1 and MIC fish oil is an effective remedy to detox HSV2 . ...Read more
My outer ear itched really badly, and then I scratched it and it scabbed. A small sore is left, healing. Can it be eczema? Bug bite? Difference?
Healing: Likely still healing. Give it time. See MD if persists beyond another 10 days. ...Read more
Wait for complete: healing. Just because the cold sore is scabbed over doesn’t mean it's no longer contagious. Eat, talk, smile, and your scab can break and the fluid can leak out. If you have any further queries click this --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any clue of what this rash could be? Very slow spreading starts out looking like an aunt bite and develops into a bigger scabbed over discolored sore
Question? I shared a few cigarettes with my sister over the weekend. She has a cold sore which to me appeared to be scabbed over. Am I still at risk?
Less likely, but: The fact that the lesion was healed over means is would not be shedding as much virus as an open sore. Most herpes labalis is caused by HSV1 with oral to oral contact. Nevertheless, spread by cigarette sharing is possible. **50-60 % of adults have contracted HSV 1 in childhood....so it's quite likely you have already been exposed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a cold sore it scabbed and fell off but now looks like another scab is forming i'm wondering how many scabs have to before it's completely gone?
If i performed oral sex on someone while my cold sore were scabbed and didn't make contact with the sore. Is there a chance of no infection?
A very small chance: There is no for sure answer for your question. Technically the virus is back in the nerve cell at that stage but no one really knows. Herpes virus is spread by close contact such as kissing and sexual intercourse. You can have herpes and have only mild symptoms or no symptoms. Lest hope you didn't infect them. ...Read more
Symptoms:tiredness, thirst, i developed a cold sore saturday that scabbed over the next day and is almost gone... Any ideas what it could be?
Symptoms : tiredness, thirst, i developed a cold sore saturday that scabbed over the next day and is now almost gone...Any ideas on what it could be?
Viral illness: This sounds like an unspecified viral illness. Typically cold sores come out with viral illnesses (or bacterial), but when the immune system is under stress or compromised. Your thirst could be due to fever, dehydration, or illness or a combination. Cold sores are typically herpes simplex type 1 and 80% of the population has been exposed to those. ...Read more
I had sex and 1 week later noticed one painless sore that then scabbed and now there are a couple more now scabbed. No irritation. Negative for stds.
Have MD evaluate: Without seeing the area live, a local MD can answer your question more effectively when the lesions are seen. ...Read more
Ring around my penis head was itchy for 2-3 days and then I masturbated for over an hour a day later, the next day it was raw, sore, red, and scabbed?
Is a cold sore on the lip still contagious after it has scabbed over? I have also taken Valtrex (valacyclovir)
I got a cold sore a few days ago and it already scabbed but the skin around the scab is peeling and looks pink but my lip is brown. What should I do?
Leave it alone: This will eventually heal and the tissues will all be the same color again. If you find this embarrassing you might make up a funny story to jokingly explain the color differences (I was kissed by an angel). Good luck. ...Read more
My sister had a cold sore that she said wasn't on her lip but right above it, which to me appeared to be scabbed over. We shared cigarettes over the weekend and now my upper lip is tingling..should I be concerned?
Cold sores: are caused by the herpes virus and can be transmitted via saliva. Usually the lesions are less or not at all contagious when scabbed over. Tingling may be a sign you are developing a "sore" but you can`t be certain until you see the lesion. Cold sores can be treated with ointment and oral medication for more severe cases. ...Read more
I've tried saline nasal sprays, and vaseline.. My nose is always scabbed and sore. I have awful headaches too. Should i see dr? Est. 2 months.
Yes: I would make an appointment with a ENT doctor. ...Read more
If you have a scabbed cold sore on your lip, is it safe to shave around the mouth? or if you cut yourself shaving, will that area get infected?
Depends.: Scabbed sores9dry crust) usually are no longer active. Is in the blistering stage that the viral particles can spread. So it might be safe to shave if you absolutely have to. ...Read more
I have a cold sore on the corner of my mouth that is scabbed. Will hsv-1 still be transmitted even if i avoid contact of the sore when having oral sex?
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