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Herpes sore won't heal . Going on over 3 months, it's is getting worse?

Herpes sore won't heal . Going on over 3 months, it's is getting worse?

Herpes sore: Where is the sore? Mouth or vagina? is it a single sore or multiple sores? have you tried valacyclovir or famvir or acyclovir? Are you sure it is herpes have you taken herpes titers? Rarely what appears to be a sore may not be a herpes, but may be an autoimmune disease and skin ulcerations from autoimmune disease like lupus or Behcet's. F/u/ w/ rheumatologist ...Read more

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Sore won't heal on my chin. 2 years been there Scab is cylindrical yellow sore stuff that keeps growing ?

Sore won't heal on my chin.
2 years been there 
Scab is cylindrical yellow sore stuff that keeps growing
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Get checked: If it's been there for two years and is growing It needs to be examined. Could be anything from an infected cyst to some type of skin cancer. Please have your doctor check it. ...Read more

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Open sore on vagina wont heal. I have herpes but not sexually transmitted kind. Im under tremendous stress. May have hypothyroid also. Have the antibodies.

Open sore on vagina wont heal. I have herpes but not sexually transmitted kind. Im under tremendous stress. May have hypothyroid also. Have the antibodies.

Maybe herpes...: Hmm... You have a misunderstanding about genital herpes. There is no such thing as "not sexually transmitted kind" of genital herpes. However, rarely causes prolonged open sores. Nevertheless, herpes is a possible cause if you have some sort of immune deficiency disease or are taking immune suppressing drugs. Work with your doctor on it; or maybe need infectious diseases consultation. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sore under nose won't heal, parasites?

Sore under nose won't heal, parasites?

Parasites: Highly unlikely. See a doctor and have this diagnosed appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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Givin Clindamycin for sore in ear that wont heal. Diahrrea for month now 2 weeks after stopping, imodium (loperamide) safe to take?

Givin Clindamycin for sore in ear that wont heal. Diahrrea for month now 2 weeks after stopping, imodium (loperamide) safe to take?

Unclear. : For now I would say no. The ear needs to be reevaluated but the problem with the stool is concerning. True diarrhea this long might be a complication of the antibiotics. The germ is called clostridium dificile Need to see your doctor for this as this could cause a problem taking Imodium (loperamide). Can actually rarely develop a toxic situation . ...Read more

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My round sore on my leg won't heal i had it for 4 years, why?

My round sore on my leg won't heal i had it for 4 years, why?

Get it checked: 33 year olds don't have sores than don't heal unless something else is wrong. If you were older, skin cancer would be a good bet. Get it looked at. ...Read more

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Had a sore on my ankles won't heal Doctor said I just had dry skin leaks fluid ?

Had a sore on my ankles won't heal Doctor said I just had dry skin leaks fluid ?

There are so many: potential diagnoses for an unhealing ankle sore that it can not be narrowed down on the internet. You need a thorough examination, history and blood work. Go and see a different health care provider or a vascular or infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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Sore in ear canal that wont heal....be approx 8 months. Just crust over. tried clindamycin and didnt help. ENT dr didnt have any ideas....

Sore in ear canal that wont heal....be approx 8 months. Just crust over. tried clindamycin and didnt help. ENT dr didnt have any ideas....

See another doc: You need to have a better consult May need a biopsy. See a doc at a consult center such as at a referral center. It is not clear to me where in ear canal this is . Could be some type of fungal infection but need better information from your ear physician ...Read more

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