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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Throat Blisters (Overview)

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 away within several days.


Dr. Donald Jacobson
7 doctors shared insights

Throat Blisters (Overview)

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 away within several days.


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What is the definition or description of: throat blisters?

What is the definition or description of: throat blisters?

Aphthous stomatitis: 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 away within several days. ...Read more

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Treating Blisters (Checklist)

Pop the blister
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Drain the fluid out
Once
Leave the "roof" intact
Once
Cover with antibiotic ointment and dry bandage
Daily
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What is the definition or description of: throat blisters?

Aphthous stomatitis: 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 away within several days. ...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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Treating a Sore Throat (Checklist)

Stay hydrated
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Drink warm or cold fluids, whatever feels better
Once
Try acetaminophen or ibuprofen to relieve symptoms
Once
Avoid spicy or acidic foods
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My husband tounge is raw an dry throat has blisters he was in the hospital for a week from back sugery but he has been home for a week now?

My husband tounge is raw an dry throat has blisters he was in the hospital for a week from back sugery but he has been home for a week now?

Oral blisters: Sometimes the endotracheal tube (the tube you were breathing through during the surgery) can cause blisters on the palate, uvula and back of the throat. If it is difficult to swallow, contact the surgeon. If, however, the blisters came on two weeks after surgery, call your primary doctor as it has been to long since surgery for the tube to have caused the blisters. ...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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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

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)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more