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Massive outbreak of cold sores on top lip and nostril. Sore tongue, sore gums and sore throat?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: First episode?

This sounds like primary herpes simplex gingivostomatitis.
Untreated it may last 3 weeks but Acyclovir (zovirax) or valayclovir (valtrex) should lessen it substantially. Hope you feel better.

In brief: First episode?

This sounds like primary herpes simplex gingivostomatitis.
Untreated it may last 3 weeks but Acyclovir (zovirax) or valayclovir (valtrex) should lessen it substantially. Hope you feel better.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine

In brief: Go see your DR

For prescription of antiviral meds and perhaps some antibiotics if there's some pus.
In the meantime take motrin, gargle with warm salt water with peroxide or listerine, take 2 gms of vitamin c daily. Hope u feel better!

In brief: Go see your DR

For prescription of antiviral meds and perhaps some antibiotics if there's some pus.
In the meantime take motrin, gargle with warm salt water with peroxide or listerine, take 2 gms of vitamin c daily. Hope u feel better!
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Dr. Victor Bonuel
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