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My 2 year old Has strep throat, she got a shot on Wednesday morning it's Saturday and she is still not feeling good and shehas blister in her mouth?

My 2 year old Has strep throat, she got a shot on Wednesday morning it's Saturday and she is still not feeling good and shehas blister in her mouth?

It happens: Did they verify the strep with a test? Was the shot a penicillin based drug? Even if both were done, some kids carry additional throat germs (viruses) as a co-infection and take longer to improve. As long as the kid stays well hydrated and is feeding okay, you can monitor through the weekend. Call the office on Monday if things are not improving. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Throat Blisters (Definition)

Cold blisters or aphtha, are raw areas that appear on the lining of the inside of your mouth, tongue, throat, and lips. They may commonly appear as a result of a cold, over exposure to sun, other physical or emotional stress. Commonly caused by resurgence of the chicken pox virus in our body, they are self limited and go ...Read more


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I've been on amoxiclav for a week to treat strep and have 4 more days of medicine but I've redeveloped a fever (101.2) and throat blisters. Insights?

I've been on amoxiclav for a week to treat strep and have 4 more days of medicine but I've redeveloped a fever (101.2) and throat blisters. Insights?

Throat: Your throat infections may not be strep. It may be a virus. You may also be having s reaction to the antibiotic. Check in with your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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Can you suggest a home remedy for strep throat and blisters for a child with their molars coming in?

Can you suggest a home remedy for strep throat and blisters for a child with their molars coming in?

Please don't use: A home remedy for streph throat. There can be complications down the road if it is nottreated with an appropriate antibiotic. ...Read more

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Is a blister on the uvula a sign of strep throat?

Is a blister on the uvula a sign of strep throat?

Possibly: But could be aphthous stomatitis, see doctor to it checked out. ...Read more

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What to do if I have strep throat, a lot of blisters and molars growing. Any home remedies?

No -- see Dr. ASAP: If you have strep, you must get seen by a Dr., get tested, and if the test is positive, you must take antibiotics. Strep throat, if untreated, can lead to rheumatic fever, which can cause permanent damage to heart and kidneys. While you're there, the Dr. Can look at the blisters. Feel better! ...Read more

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I've got what looks to be sores all over my lips. And I on my tongue. Could this be from my strep throat?

I've got what looks to be sores all over my lips. And I on my tongue. Could this be from my strep throat?

Not likely...: I would suggest you go to urgent care or ER today and let a doctor take a look at this and treat you accordingly. ...Read more

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I have mono and strep throat and I have been waking up with numbness in my lips every morning. Is this related or should I be concerned?

I have mono and strep throat and I have been waking up with numbness in my lips every morning. Is this related or should I be concerned?

Epstein Barr virus: Ebv is in the herpes family, but is not associated with cutaneous reactivation. The lesions of herpes simplex are distinct from ebv. But, no, you shouldn't be concerned its part of the infection. ...Read more

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I have mono and strep throat and I have been waking up with numbness in my lips every morning. Is this related or should I be concerned? I also think

I have mono and strep throat and I have been waking up with numbness in my lips every morning. Is this related or should I be concerned? I also think

Mono & Strep? Yikes!: That would be a really awful combo to have but I'm not sure that it would explain numbness on your lips. Numbness is a concerning symptom and deserves to be more fully explored by your doctor (who you should be following up with closely if you really have mono and strep). ...Read more

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Does strep throat cause blisters on hands and feet?

Does strep throat cause blisters on hands and feet?

No it does not: No strep throat does not cause blisters on hands and feet. ...Read more

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Strep throat. Raw tounge with bumps. Chapped lips. Cfnp says thrush. Any other possibilities? Third time change in diagnosis. Meds aren't working.

Strep throat. Raw tounge with bumps. Chapped lips. Cfnp says thrush. Any other possibilities? Third time change in diagnosis. Meds aren't working.

See a doctor: A nurse practitioner may be ok, but once you have been treated unsuccessfully you must question both the diagnosis and the source of treatment. Go and see a real doctor. ...Read more

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Can you have strep throat and not get a fever? I have blisters on the back of throat and my body aches. It started Sunday morning, but no fever yet.

Can you have strep throat and not get a fever? I have blisters on the back of throat and my body aches. It started Sunday morning, but no fever yet.

You can get strep: Without a fever, however this doesn't sound like strep, which doesn't usually have blisters. This sounds like it could be Coxsackie virus, which is treated symptomatically, not with antibiotics. Please see your doctor to be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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I have a sore thorat with a yellow blister can it be strep throat?

I have a sore thorat with a yellow blister can it be strep throat?

Possibly: A sore throat with a yellow blister type lesion could be strep, other bacteria, a viral infection, or tonsillolith (tonsil stone). Hard to say. If it hurts badly or doesn't go away in a couple of days, get it checked out. ...Read more

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My son 8, possibly had an untreated strep throat about 5 weeks ago he now has tiny blisters on his knee no pain, no fever can it be early sign of comp?

My son 8, possibly had an untreated strep throat about 5 weeks ago he now has tiny blisters on his knee no pain, no fever can it be early sign of comp?

Likely unrelated: I can't put untreated strep together with tiny blisters on the knee & come up with a way to tie them together. 5 weeks out you can have issues related to rheumatic fever or heart complications. If you are concerned schedule a visit. ...Read more

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I have had a canker sore inside my lower lip for about a week and yesterday I was diagnosed with strep throat after that the sore began to spread.

I have had a canker sore inside my lower lip for about a week and yesterday I was diagnosed with strep throat after that the sore began to spread.

2 separate condition: 1. Canker sores are very common after tooth extraction. Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (the cause is not known). 2. Strep throat is a highly contagious bacterial infection. If the "rapid strep" test positive the antibiotic treatment is warranted to avoid complications. ...Read more

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I have a canker sore and strep throat. A sore similar to the canker sore in my mouth has appeared more on my actual lip. Is this normal?

I have a canker sore and strep throat. A sore similar to the canker sore in my mouth has appeared more on my actual lip. Is this normal?

Herpes?: A very common cause of sores on the lips (not inside like canker sores) is oral herpes ("cold sore", "fever blister"). As these names suggest, other infections like colds or strep throat can trigger herpes outbreaks in persons infected with type 1 herpes simplex virus (HSV1). Herpes is especially likely if it started like a blister or pimple. See a doctor ASAP to confirm diagnosis and Rx advice. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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