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Stages And Symptoms Of Gential Herpes?

Stages And Symptoms Of Gential Herpes?

Stages of herpes: Herpes stages: 1. Prodrome - tingly, funny skin feeling, 2. Early redness 3. Small blisters 4. Swelling 5. Wet ulcers 6. dry crust 7. Healing scabs 8.No symptoms, but still living in you, waiting to reappear. ...Read more

Bed Sore (Definition)

A bed sore is an injury to the skin, and tissues beneath the skin, caused by pressure. They can range from a stage one pressure sore (tender, red and does not blanch) to stage four (an open wound extending down to the bone). Early stage pressure sores can respond to off-loading, while deep ulcers require debridement, dressing ...Read more


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My dad is currently going through radiation treatment due to oral cancer and has mouth sores and throat irritation. What meds are good for dry cough?

My dad is currently going through radiation treatment due to oral cancer and has mouth sores and throat irritation. What meds are good for dry cough?

Saliva aids...: Ask his doctor(s) or dentist to prescribe pilocarpine lozenges or lollipops if appropriate, try to find Xylimelts at local pharmacy, products from PerioSciencres www.PerioSciences.com will be very beneficial. As a last resort get sugar free lemon drop hard candies. I prefer the other options first. ...Read more

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What can cause bed sores and pressure wounds on the penis?

What can cause bed sores and pressure wounds on the penis?

Pressure: Continuous pressure over a certain threshold on a focused area over 2 hours will cause tissue damage, if the pressure is not relieved it can cause irreversible tissue damage. That specific area is hard to compress continuously because of its anatomical area , unless someone is lying on their belly all the time. Other blood supply or infectious causes should be r/o. Talk to a urologist or derm. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with hsv1. Sores to vaginal area that itch and burn. Yellow thin discharge with ammonia order. Took valtrex (valacyclovir). Sores left and csme back worser?

Diagnosed with hsv1. Sores to vaginal area that itch and burn. Yellow thin discharge with ammonia order. Took valtrex (valacyclovir). Sores left and csme back worser?

See your doctor: Hsv1 can be treated with a few different anti viral medications. How and when you treat will depend on what stage/phase it is in. You may be having a flare up and need to alter your prescription. You should see your doctor to determine if the Valtrex (valacyclovir) isn't working or if you are having a flare up and need to modify your prescription. Good luck! ...Read more

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What can you do to prevent cold sores HSV 1 cold sore treatment and prevention (oral herpes)?

What can you do to prevent cold sores HSV 1 cold sore treatment and prevention (oral herpes)?

Reduce stress: Cold sores are from a virus that is permanently in your "system" and comes out when you're stressed, lack of sleep, minor trauma, lowered resistance, etc. Once you've got one, you'll always have it. Often treated by a dentist using s soft tissue laser (without actually touching the sore) & makes them heal faster. See your md if medical issues exist. ...Read more

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Have periodontal abscess in roof of mouth and bone how can I relieve pressure and pain while on 2 antibiotics?

See a dentist: You can try salt water rinses. However, the best option is to visit your dentist and get treated. ...Read more

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What is the treatment plan for someone with MRSA and open sores?

What is the treatment plan for someone with MRSA and open sores?

PROVEN ?: If msra has been the proven organism by culture you would guide treatment by antibiotic sensitivity in the culture as opposed to using a standard drug formula. Also depends on where and severity. Perhaps a simple sulfa drug sometimes combined with a TB drug and sometimes as aggressive as with IV vancomycin. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for acute painful Attack of Gout Background Hypertension hypercolesterolemia uri acid treated with allupirenol and now 6.

What is the best treatment for acute painful  Attack of Gout 
Background Hypertension hypercolesterolemia uri acid treated with allupirenol and now 6.

Depends: I like Colcchicine. Common practice in the US is to use Colcrys oral O.6 tabs. For Gout Flare: (2 tabs) 1.2mg PO x 1 dose; wait 1 hour take 0.6 (1 tab) (max of 1.8 in 1 hour) Wait 12 hours to resume prophylaxis dose. Some doctors use other NSAIDs like Indomethacin or Naproxen. Some doctors use Steroids; all depends on clinical picture. Set up Rx plan with MD. Review all meds diet and fluids. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between cold sores and sun sores?

Sun is a trigger.: Sun is one possible trigger for cold sores. To prevent cold sores from occurring wash hands often. Maintain a healthful lifestyle (regular exercise, nutritious diet, adequate sleep, keeping stress at bay). Keep lips well moisturized & apply sun screen to the areas that your cold sores normally pop up. Talk with your physician about supplementing with lysine. ...Read more

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Tested for Herpes Type 1 and result positive.Have small painless bumps in the mouth and pain full pumps in the genitals when pressed.What is the cause?

Tested for Herpes Type 1 and result positive.Have small painless bumps in the mouth and pain full pumps in the genitals when pressed.What is the cause?

HSV 1&2: Most likely HSV1 Genitally , can be transmitted via oral sex. HSV LESIONS TEND TO BE PAINFUL. See your doctor with next flare and get labs checked. Acute flares of HSV RESPOND TO FAMVIR&VALTREX. Most importantly to realize virus may be spread even without visible lesions. You need to have a frank discussion with past & present sex partners. Especially if they test-for HSV1&2. ...Read more

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My coldsores spread quickly and go yellow with a crust.Get them on my septum.Philtrum and the eye area. Use aciclovir and erythromycin.Advice ?

My coldsores spread quickly and go yellow with a crust.Get them on my septum.Philtrum and the eye area. Use aciclovir and erythromycin.Advice ?

Cold sores: If they spread that quickly and are recurrent you may need oral not topical antivirals to stop their spread and if they are recurrent you may need oral suppressive therapy to protect the eye. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for herpatic eruptions on back and mid axilary line with burning pain?

What is the treatment for herpatic eruptions on back and mid axilary line with burning pain?

Herpes Zoster (HZ): Symptomatic treatment with analgesics is recommended when the course of the disease is uncomplicated and there is little or no pain. However, for most cases of acute HZ the use of antiviral therapy (acyclovir, Famciclovir or valacyclovir), is recommended to prevent postherpetic neuralgia, a dreaded and extremely painful complication of HZ. ...Read more

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What are the preop and postop treatments for root canal therapy on a type 1 and type 2 diabetic patient?

What are the preop and postop treatments for root canal therapy on a type 1 and type 2 diabetic patient?

Antibiotics: Pre op or post op treatment with antibiotics can be helpful for diabetic patients, who tend to be slow healers. Relieving the bite (occlusion) can also help. ...Read more

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How do the symptoms of mouth ulcers and oral cancer differ?

How do the symptoms of mouth ulcers and oral cancer differ?

Duration: Almost any kind of ulcer or trauma in the mouth will heal within a few weeks, but oral cancer will not just go away. If you have an area that won't heal, don't assume that it's cancer, it probably isn't, but do not ignore it either. Have your dentist evaluate the area to see if further investigation is needed. ...Read more

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My uncle has blisters on the bottom of his feet and sores with roots which cause severe pain?

Dyshidrosis: Dyshidrotic (also known as: hand-and-foot) eczema obviously appears on the hands, fingers and feet with symptoms of deep blisters or bubbles, and a red scaly appearance. Dyshidrotic eczema can appear on both he hands and both feet of the patient. Treatment is with super potent topical steroids. ...Read more

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I'm 23 and have 4-5 ulcer type sores in my mouth with 2 lumps also and tounge is quite sore when some sores go more come up in others spots plz help ?

I'm 23 and have 4-5 ulcer type sores in my mouth with 2 lumps also and tounge is quite sore when some sores go more come up in others spots plz help ?

Have acid reflux?: How long have you been getting them? Do the lumps hurt too? Do you have dry mouth from your medication? Could they be from allergies? Would recommend staying away from alcohol-based mouthwashes and use Biotene or Closys instead. Also, stay away from cinnamon-based foods and red dyes, which could cause allergic reactions. If no relief, see your dentist for a possible Rx for apthous ulcers. ...Read more

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Blistering (Definition)

A blister is a collection of fluid under the epidermis. A blistering rash is one in which ...Read more


Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Pressure Sores (Definition)

Pressure sores = Bed sored = Injury to skin & deeper tissues due to prolonged ...Read more