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Are the sores on my tongue herpes?

Are the sores on my tongue herpes?

Herpetic sores: Hi it is hard to say that without looking at the sores and finding out symptoms. However, it is possible that the herpes virus can cause sores in the mouth . Please check with your physician and dentist as soon as possible ...Read more

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Sores on the tongue?

Sores on the tongue?

Give it two weeks...: If they are still present after two weeks please see a dentist..... ...Read more

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Sore on side of thumb under nail?

Sore on side of thumb under nail?

Sore under nail: Often lesions under fingernails are viral warts, but other conditions can cause persistent lesions under nails, including trauma, bone changes and some skin cancers. If the sore is persistent, it needs to be looked at by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Cold sores on my vagina?

Cold sores on my vagina?

You could have: Herpetic lesions on the vaginal area. Please see your gynecologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Cluster of blisters on Palm and 3 little blisters on middle finger. What could it be?

Cluster of blisters on Palm and 3 little blisters on middle finger. What could it be?

Eczema; shingles?: Some forms of eczema cause blisterlike lesions on the palms and fingers. But if they are red and hurt, it may be a shingles rash. See a primary doctor or dermatologist for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Blood blister on top on hand won't stop bleeding?

Blood blister on top on hand won't stop bleeding?

Pressure: cleaning the area and applying pressure for a few minutes in most cases will stop all bleeding. If you are on an anticoagulant like Coumadin (warfarin) or daily aspirin. Plavix then you will take longer to clot. ...Read more

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Could cold sores appear on the tongue?

It is possible: First HSV infection may be inside the mouth, but cold sores generally appear outside the mouth on the lips. ...Read more

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There are blisters on my fingers?

There are blisters on my fingers?

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a type of eczema (dermatitis) of unknown cause that is characterized by a pruritic vesicular eruption on the fingers, palms, and soles. The condition affects teenagers and adults and may be acute, recurrent, or chronic. A more appropriate term for this vesicular eruption is pompholyx, which means bubble. Treatmen is with topical prescription steroids. ...Read more

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Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Unrelated symptoms: and sketchy picture, you need to be examined, tell your doctor what you are anxious about, you might need an STD testing, trust your doctor, your information is confidential, good luck ...Read more

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Does denervation on palm of hand heal on its own?

Does denervation on palm of hand heal on its own?

Depends: If the nerves need to re-spout from the neck down to the palm (because the nerve axon it self has been destroyed) it can take months (so long as scar tissue does not block the pathway back to the skin, sweat glands etc. Sometimes local damage to myelin insulating the nerves can be repaired by the surviving oligodendrocytes. This usually takes less time to occur. (weeks). ...Read more

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Does hsv-2 can affect blisters on foot, mouth, hands, tongue, face and scalp?

Does hsv-2 can affect blisters on foot, mouth, hands, tongue, face and scalp?

Unlikely: It is unlikely that an hsv 2 infection could cause such widespread blistering. It can occur if you are immunosuppressed. See your primary care doctor for a thorough workup and physical exam. ...Read more

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My husband has bliserty rash on both hands on skin near his thumb.. Its started to flake? Is it hand herpes

My husband  has bliserty rash on both hands on skin near his thumb.. Its started to flake? Is it hand herpes

It's possible: Herpes on the hand is called Herpetic Whitlow. It tends to occur on the thumb and index finger. It starts as a burning or pain in the finger followed by redness and swelling and then fluid filled blisters. 60% are due to HSV 1 and 40% due to HSV 2. Can catch it from touching a herpes sore on another person or on oneself. For patient information and pictures see: http://bit.ly/1xNa2X5 ...Read more

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Knot coming up on inside of hand on middle finger joint painful help?

Knot coming up on inside of hand on middle finger joint painful help?

Probably a ganglion : Cyst. Typically come from a joint. Can be very painful. Most hand bumps are benign. Typically can be aspirated with a needle and decompressed or otherwise surgical excised. Used to call them bible beater lesions because the biggest book on the house was the bible and by smacking it with the 'good book' caused them to rupture. I do not recommend this though. See an orthopaedist. ...Read more

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Sore thumb on left hand nd middle finger on right hand what's causing it?

Sore thumb on left hand nd middle finger on right hand what's causing it?

Could be either : Carpal t syndromes on both sides, or trigger thumb on one side and mid. Finger on the other side. Other possibilities include tendonitis, injury to/ arthritis both hands. These would be responsible for majority of cases. ...Read more

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Sores on butt cheek, keep coming up. One on scapula that healed. Pain, no burning, itchy.

Sores on butt cheek, keep coming up. One on scapula that healed. Pain, no burning, itchy.

Get checked: You may have MRSA which is a type of bacteria that can cause frequent recurrent skin infections. It is easily treated but you need to be tested for it. ...Read more

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Can cold sores appear on your penis?

Yes, : You are more likely to have a herpes simplex type ii sore on your penis (genital herpes) but it is possible to have herpes simplex type i (cold sore) on your penis as well. ...Read more

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Are the warts on my hand contagious?

Are the warts on my hand contagious?

Yes: Warts are caused by hpv (human papilloma virus), of which there are many different strains. Since it is a virus, you can pass it on to others, and vice versa. ...Read more