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What Do Fever Blisters Come From
Fever blisters are…: …caused by the herpes simplex virus (usually type 1, but can also be type 2) which is transmitted by contact with an infected person. Lesions don't even have to be visible to transfer virus. Never cured, it hides out in the body until triggered by stress—cold/infxn/ emotional stress/ bright sunlight/etc. Doc can rx meds to suppress virus & shorten course of symptoms. ...Read more
Keep sunburn cool w: Moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider NSAID meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek med care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of sxs within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. Blisters that have pus, are red, hot, painful - may be infected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cold sores: In general, I would normally tell a patient to see their doctor ...Read more
The blister on my heel pop said there's pus coming out of it what do I do to keep from getting infected?
If there is pus...: It already is infected. It needs to be drained and cleaned for the infection to go away. If it spreads into the deeper tissue, you will need to take an antibiotic to get rid of it. Use warm water soaks with some epsom salts, dish soap, or even a splash of vinegar (most bacteria aren't that tolerant of an acid environment). Keep the pus draining out of the hole that's already there. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yellow looking blisters in back of throat, I suffer from post nasal drip that won't go away, and tonsil stones. What are the blisters?
I have a cluster of blister on buttocks (crack)and never had it before. They look they are water filled or colored blisters. I also had fever and body pain. Can u tell me what it could be?
So if my tonsils are removed and i'm still having tonsil stones coming from my throat where are they coming from and what can I do to get rid of them?
Tonsil stones: They may be coming from residual tonsil tissue that was not removed, or possibly from the lingual (tongue) component of tonsillar tissue that is not removed in a standard tonsillectomy. I would recommend you see an ENT who can evaluate you for residual tonsillar tissue and perform endoscopy to look at the base of the tongue. ...Read more
I like to know why I'm having itchy bumps on my inner legs and buttocks as the y go them come back every month they also have a liquid coming from them?
2yr old has fever blisters & or cold sore blisters in corners of outside mouth.. Ran high fever days before what can I do to help her pain & heal?
Cold sores: See your dovtor. He will be sble to prescribe an anti viral ointment to relieve your childs pain and blisters. ...Read more
How can I get rid of bumps on my inner thighs and bottom of butt? I don't know what kind of bumps they are or where they come from. General red bumps.
What is a viral rash & how do I get rid of one? Causing red itchy bumps in random places that come & go. Doc said side effect of post-viral bronchitis
Antihistamines: Good morning, viral rashes could vary in nature from macules and papules due to chicken pox and mononucleosis to hives, which can last for a long time. Red itchy bumps suggest hives. Viruses come to our body, enter the cells of different types and take over the management of the affected cells just like a new manager. Our immune system reacts by antibodies to reject them, and will eliminate them. ...Read more
I have water blisters on my foot, I pop them water comes out but then they don't go away and more come. What is going on? What can I do?
What to do if I have some blisters on my vagina from lots of friction and I'm not sure how to get rid of them any ideas?
Patience: The area will heal over time. You should avoid any further friction to the area until it is healed. ...Read more
Causes of my crotch blister? The blisters have pus inside, what can be? And how i can cure this? My groin smell bad but i don feel any itchy.
I have a bug bite do not know what kind of bug I have two they are red swollen painfull and reacurring they pop blood and come back?
See a doc: While this may have started as a bug bite, or other trauma you did not notice at the time, it could be a secondary infection that is causing it to reoccur. You may need antibiotics there is an abscess or anything else going on. Best advice is to see your doc to rule out anything worrisome like that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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