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What is the best anti fungal cream for blisters andringworm?

What is the best anti fungal cream for blisters andringworm?

Clotrimazole: None of the anti fungals are necessarily better than the next, but I tend to recommend Clotrimazole (lotrimin), which is available otc. Really bad ringworm might require a prescription for oral meds.. ...Read more

Dr. Philip Miller
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I need sites for natural anti-fungals to attack valley fever. Do you know of any?

I need sites for natural anti-fungals to attack valley fever. Do you know of any?

Bad idea.: If you have valley fever severe enough that you need antifungals you should see a doctor for an antifungal that has proven efficacy. ...Read more

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I need sites for natural anti-fungals to attack valley fever, list them please?

I need sites for natural anti-fungals to attack valley fever, list them please?

See a doctor: "natural" can be translated as "worthless". Valley fever (coccidiodomycosis) will often resolve spontaneously without treatment, but if therapy is needed you need to be evaluated and managed by a competent practitioner, and not a snake oil salesman. ...Read more

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Will elderberry help if you have a fever blister or make it worse?

Will elderberry help if you have a fever blister or make it worse?

Fever blister: Elderberry has been shown to help decrease replication of influenza viruses. But fever blisters are related to a different virus -- herpes simplex type 1. We don't know that elderberry can help that one, but isn't likely to make it worse. Better help for fever blisters might be lemon balm (melissa officinalis) balm, lysine, acyclovir, etc. Http://tinyurl. Com/mdxxabx. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could kiss my boyfriend when my fever blister it's gone?

Can you tell me if I could kiss my boyfriend when my fever blister it's gone?

Yes: If it's gone, you can kiss. Just remember that fever blister is caused by virus and the virus stays permanently in you body. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a fever blister?

How to get rid of a fever blister?

See below: Fever blisters are caused by reactivation of a chronic herpes simplex infection usually type i. It will resolve spontaneously without treatment. Severe cases or frequent recurrences can be treated with prescription oral acyclovir, Famvir (famciclovir) or valacyclovir (valtrex). ...Read more

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Does tick bite fever cause blisters?

Does tick bite fever cause blisters?

See below: If you are referring to tick-borne relapsing fever (tbrf), then - no. Blisters are not associated with it as far as I can discern from then most recent reports. ...Read more

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What's the best cure for fever blisters?

What's the best cure for fever blisters?

Your doctor can: Prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in European studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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1 yr old with a fever blister. What to do?

Fever blister: You can use Abreva for it ask your PCP to give you a prescription for it it is also available over the counter generally it works well ...Read more

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Can fever blisters transfer to vaginal areas?

Can fever blisters transfer to vaginal areas?

Perhaps: A true fever blister will not 'transfer' to any other area. However, many people have re-activation of old herpes infections (cold sores) during times of stress, which a fever is. These lesions do contain some active herpes virus and can indeed be 'transferred' to other areas if directly touching them and then areas without intact skin in place. So you really need to know which is which. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to put blistex on a fever blister?

Is it harmful to put blistex on a fever blister?

No: No. Blistex, carmex, or abreva help keep the lesion moist and may speed recovery. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure or prevent fever blisters?

What is a good way to cure or prevent fever blisters?

See below: 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. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm can help heal fever blisters. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of my fever blister fast?

Abreva: The best otc treatment for fever blisters is abreva and I would add Bacitracin ointment to keep it from scabbing. The only thing that will be better is to take an anti-viral medication as soon as you feel the "tingling" sensation start before the breakout. ...Read more

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What can I put on a spreading fever blister on my arm?

C Ur PCP or Dermatol: U need a DX first. Start with ur pcp or u can see a dermatologist.? Herpes. ...Read more

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What can be done about a scar left after a fever blister?

Fever blister scar: The treatment depends on the problem causing the blemish is it a hypo/hyperpigmented scar, a depression, raised, etc. Depending on the diagnosis treatments include: bleaching agents, peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, skin needling, camouflage, tattoo, excision, grafting, fillers, fat grafting, puch grafting, soft tissue rearrangement, etc. ...Read more

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How would doctors recommend I treat painful fever blisters?

How would doctors recommend I treat painful fever blisters?

This can help: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a fever blister in two days?

Otc Abreva: Abreva otc is quite effective at eliminating fever blisters on the lips. If inside the mouth, you should see a dentist because fever blisters could also be caused by herpes type 1. There are different prescription meds to treat both of these conditions. ...Read more

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Please advise how to sanitize my acrylic retainer after a fever blister?

Cleaning retainer: I would brush and rinse your retainer the same way you clean your teeth, with toothpaste and cool water. Some families rely on hydrogen peroxide rinses, like peroxyl, to decrease the incidence of these outbreaks for family members. Discuss any irritations with your orthodontist and practice good oral hygiene as a good first step to solving this problem. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestion: I have a fever blister, is there a home remedy?

Remedies: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. ...Read more

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What causes a fever blister and are there any remedies to get rid of them?!

What causes a fever blister and are there any remedies to get rid of them?!

OTC Abreva: This is typically caused by a herpes virus n can be a recurrent problem for many. It's contagious, very treatable, but can't be cured. An otc cream called abreva--if used at the early onset, it can be quite effective. Excessive sun exposure, stress, other illness can be trigger for it to come out. If frequent, there is med to prevent it. Topicals via script by doc if needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a fever blister faster how long will it take?

What would you do to get rid of a fever blister faster how long will it take?

Cut time in 1/2: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Can take up to a week. Can cut time in 1/2. ...Read more

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What is the fast affective way to get rid of a fever blister? And where can I get it?

Abreva: Abreva is a safe over the counter topical treatment for cold sores. I find it works as well as most prescription products. Many large supermarkets with a drug counter or drug stores will carry this item. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a little fever in chickenpox when no new blister is appearing?

Is it possible to have a little fever in chickenpox when no new blister is appearing?

Prodrome: Chickenpox actually becomes contagious and erupts 10-21 days after your exposure (ave 14) and many will experience a low grade fever during the prodrome or blood phase that occurs in the days before you break out. After the rash has appeared and subsided (ave 6-7 days) any new fever should be monitored as evidence of a new, possibly related problem. A cellulitis or other issue may emerg. ...Read more

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I always get fever blisters even when I'm not sick and I haven't kissed any guys recently what could this be?

I always get fever blisters even when I'm not sick and I haven't kissed any guys recently what could this be?

Diagnosed w Herpes: Simplex? Triggers for cold sores can include illness, stress, fatigue, becoming physically cold, dry air, UV rays (sun), mouth trauma or one's period. ...Read more

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Can you contract fever blisters from sipping out of the other persons straw? Was a quick sip and she's a toddler.

Can you contract fever blisters from sipping out of the other persons straw? Was a quick sip and she's a toddler.

Possible: If you are referring to a herpes simplex infection? Your exposure was very brief and it may be possible that you already carry the virus. All the best. ...Read more

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Well I woke up this morning and I noticed I had a fever blister. Not sure it how I got it but how can I get rid of it?

Herpes lesions: Be very careful not to break the blister. There are some over the counter medications/ lip gels that contain an antiviral medication that can assist you manage the lesion while it runs it course. (1wk to 10 days) minimize touching the blister and touching other open areas or wounds as you can actively spread this virus. Acyclovir medications from your dds or md can assist you too. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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