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What is the best anti fungal cream for blisters andringworm ?

What is the best anti fungal cream for blisters andringworm
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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. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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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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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

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