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Do a cold sore pusses?

Do a cold sore pusses?

It can appear so..: Small cold sores often appear with just slightly yellowish fluid (plasma-like) but larger ones can look like puss-filled lesion. The body white blood cells attack the virus, cause inflammation, fluid accumulation and thus appears as puss. These often resolves spontaneously. If it becomes larger and large with more redness/pain, it could secondary infection/boil. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more


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Sore throat white puss spot on tongue swollen gkands?

Sore throat  white puss spot on tongue swollen gkands?

See physician: It does sound like strep throat. This can be easily diagnosed in your physician's office with a simple culture test. Please seek treatment soon. ...Read more

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Red sore on tonsil?

Red sore on tonsil?

Been there long?: If this sore on your tonsil had been there over a few days to a week, it is likely a viral process and will go away on its own. If not, consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Cold sore on my lip. Cures?

Cold sore on my lip. Cures?

Laser: The best way to heal a cold sore is the use of the biolase laser. The pain will be relieved quickly and the sore will heal quickly. If you have the area treated during the early stage of a cold sore when you feel a burning or itching the cold sore will not come back to that area again. ...Read more

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Sore lump on tongue?

Sore lump on tongue?

Dentist: Any abnormality in your mouth that persists longer that 2 weeks should be examined by a dentist. ...Read more

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Huge bump lower lip like a cold sore?

Probably: Lower lip is a common site for cold sores. ...Read more

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Massive outbreak of cold sores on top lip and nostril. Sore tongue, sore gums and sore throat?

First episode?: This sounds like primary herpes simplex gingivostomatitis. Untreated it may last 3 weeks but Acyclovir (zovirax) or valayclovir (valtrex) should lessen it substantially. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Do herpes sores squeeze yellow puss?

Do herpes sores squeeze yellow puss?

Herpes simplex: No. This is not a general characteristic of herpetic lesions. ...Read more

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Sore bump around vagina?

Sore bump around vagina?

Possibilities: Could be a number of things. It could be something as simple as an infected hair follicle, or infected sebaceous cyst (sweat gland). Neither of which is sexually transmitted. But it could be a herpes lesion, which is an std. You can see a gynecologist for a definitive diagnosis. You can try applying warm compresses to see if that helps it to resolve. ...Read more

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I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?

I popped huge pimple cluster on chin now it's open sore like a crater oozing the skin fell right off?

Details matter: How long since you "popped" this? If it is acne it just needs time to heal. Rinsing with tap water will be good for it. If you have significant acne a dermatologist will help you. ...Read more

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Swollen tonsils, sore throat, yellow spots on tonsils, sore on tonsil. ?

Sore Throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have Strep Throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider Tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: Mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Can gargle with Aloe Vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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Sore throat with lump on tonsil std?

Sore throat with lump on tonsil std?

STDs: Anything is possible but this would be an unusual presentation of an std. My advice is that if you fell you may have been exposed the best thing to do is see a doctor and be thoroughly tested for all relevant stds. ...Read more

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Canker sore like sores that are spreading fever swollen neck glands painful to eat, talk, swallow canker sore or cold sore virus? Help!

Canker sore like sores that are spreading
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swollen neck glands
painful to eat, talk, swallow
canker sore or cold sore virus? Help!

Cold sore virus: It could be herpangina or gingivostomatitis. Herpangina is often caused by the hand-foot-mouth virus (coxsackie virus) & can cause a lot of pain from sores at the back of the throat usually have a high-fever with this. Gingivostomatitis is most often caused by herpes type 1 virus, and these sores are more often around the lips and oral mucosa closer to your mouth. Strep is a possibility as well. ...Read more

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Sore itchy breast?

Sore itchy breast?

Family practice : Is there a rash or redness present. If yes could be a yeast infection check with your dr if it persists. ...Read more

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Swollen sore throat?

Swollen sore throat?

I know a number...: ...Of infections that can cause that: strep throat, mono, adenovirus, coxsackie. Your doctor will have a better idea after an examination. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on inside of my bottom lip. Cold sore or canker sore?

Don't know: There are too many possibilities that it could be. You need to see a doctor and have it looked at to have a real diagnosis. Both of your concerns (cold sore or canker sore) are possibilities along with lots of other things. Most are not serious but it would be a good idea to have it checked out. ...Read more

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Tips on how to pop a really sore pimple?

Tips on how to pop a really sore pimple?

Do NOT: Have a professional deal with drainage of pimples. To squeeze may spread infection and may lead to permanent scarring! use of moist warm compresses will help draw to a "head", then have a dermatologist deal with the proper drainage. Get a good quality skin care program from them to try to limit eruptions. ...Read more

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I have several sore "Pimple" like things in my left and right underarms. They had popped up within a night. ?

I have several sore "Pimple" like things in my left and right underarms. They had popped up within a night. ?

Axillary pimples: this is most likely from irritated skin as in a reaction to your soap or deodorant . If you shave that area it could cause this. Keep the area clean and avoid your deodorant for a few days to,see if helps. If it worsens or continues it could be a bacterial infection which would need to be seen by a health care provider. ...Read more

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2 weeks ago i fell ice, 4 days later i got a sore pimple type thing at the base of my tailbone its now spread & I have 4/5. Is it cause of the fall?

2 weeks ago i fell ice, 4 days later i got a sore pimple type thing at the base of my tailbone its now spread & I have 4/5. Is it cause of the fall?

Let me explian: Most likely not but take care them early before they cause more problems. Ask your doctor to take x-ray on the tail bone to see if it is broken. Good luck. ...Read more

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What causes a sore pimple like in your groin area?

What causes a sore pimple like in your groin area?

Possibilites: Infected hair follicle, abscess, cyst (if female - bartholin's cyst), depending on location (crease where leg & abd meet) - possibly lymph node . ...Read more

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Herpes, cold sore, pimple, or something else, how to tell?

Herpes, cold sore, pimple, or something else, how to tell?

Cold Sore/ Herpes: Cold sores are caused by herpes simplex virus.Cold sores are painful liquid filled blisters that can occur on the lips, roof of the mouth or the gums which are usually caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). Tingling &/or pain can herald the oncoming of cold sore 1 to 2 days prior to eruption. ...Read more

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Herpes, cold sore, pimple, or something else, what's wrong?

Herpes, cold sore, pimple, or something else, what's wrong?

Can't diagnose: Without seeing it. Cold sores are painful liquid filled blisters that can occur on the lips, roof of the mouth or the gums which are caused by the herpes simplex virus (hsv-1). Tingling ;/or pain can herald the oncoming of cold sore 1 to 2 days prior to eruption. ...Read more

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How to treat swollen sore pimples ?

How to treat swollen sore pimples ?

Don't pick!: The first answer to care of swollen, sore pimples is to not pick or manipulate them in any way. Keep them clean and dry. You may apply an over the counter medicine that contains benzoyl peroxide, 5-10%, and give it time to heal. If you continue to have breakouts with swollen tender acne, see your doctor for evaluation and prescription treatment. ...Read more

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My wife occasionally has a sore pimple around her vagina after having sex. I do not have the same symptoms. what could it be?

My wife occasionally has a sore pimple around her vagina after having sex. I do not have the same symptoms. what could it be?

Female Genital Sores: Female genital sores may appear as small red or flesh colored bumps &blisters.They are caused by STD,and can be caused by another condition as dermatitis.Some sores may be itchy,painful,tender or produce a discharge,and some have no symptoms.Some appear without any reason and resolve by itself.It may be a good idea to get it checked by her doctor or gynecologist to find what is causing it ...Read more

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Can you please tell me some good ways to get rid of this white cold sore/pimple thing on my mouth?

Can you please tell me some good ways to get rid of this white cold sore/pimple thing on my mouth?

See a dentist: Since we can't see and therefore diagnose what you have over the internet, it's best to see a dentist who can determine what you have and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Really sore pimples on scalp that ooze puss substance when i apply pressure to area. Very sore to comb and going to hairdresser is agony. What is it?

Folliculitis: Sounds like a more severe form of folliculitis called folliculitis decalvans. It needs treatment--likely with oral medications. You should see your local dermatologist. If untreated, it can lead to scarring on your scalp. ...Read more

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I have about seven red itchy sore pimples on my armpits and now starting to hurt from so much scratching, sometimes a clear liquid comes out what is it?

Allergy to cosmetics: My first thought is that you developed allergic contact dermatitis to y our deodorant (very common). Stop using what ever you are currently using and temporarily use corn starch. If this solves the problem, then buy a hypoallergenic deodorant fro clinique or almay. If no better, see a dermatologist or allergist/immunologist. ...Read more