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Viral Infections That Cause White Spots On Lips
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Dr told me I had a viral infection last wk cuz I had canker sores&sore red spots on the top of my mouth.it went away,but it's back again.what do i do?
I've had a viral infection hitting 3wks on monday, no temperture, iron low at 7 but have spots around hip area and down side under armpits area?
What does it mean to have red spots in the body of a baby? Could it be a viral infection or a virus?
Was diagnosed last wk wit viral infection:had red spots on the BACK ROOF of mouth&canker sores INSIDE of my mouth.it went away&just came back..normal?
Is the big painful white patches of skin that look like popped blisters on the inside of my lips part of a viral infection that I have and how do I ge?
The Why of White: Yes, sounds like one of a few possible "viral" infections in the mouth. The skin in the mouth can turn white when it is swollen and/or infected. If Herpes is suspected and it's been just a few days since it started, then a medication may help. After that, stick to bland foods, not too salty or spicy or with any citrus and rinse with dillute salt water. Motrin will help too. And keep brushing!!! ...Read more
What's the difference between pink eye and herpes viral infection of the eye? Can you get either one from herpes simplex on the lips?
Different virus: Although the term "pink eye" is somewhat vague, it typically refers to an infection caused by adenovirus, is quite common, and highly contagious. Herpes simplex is also a virus which can cause an eye infection, is much less common, and can potentially be much more serious. You will need to see your eye md to distinguish the two. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have a lot of vaginal discharge, not a foul odor but its different, and have a few white spots on "lips" but they do not hurt what could this be?
Is there anyway of getting rid of white spots on lips (developing fordyce spots), does lotion help?
There is, but...: These spots are not harmful, so it is okay to leave them alone without any treatment. Unfortunately, lotions and other topical treatments have not been shown to be beneficial in making Fordyce spots go away. They can be treated surgically or with certain laser procedures; however, these carry some risk due to the nature of the treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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