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How to get rid of a cold sore on the mouth?

A: You can stop having herpes. That''s my best advice. hey.. gurl ya can use petroleum jelly.. it works real go0o0od.. and anotha thang ya can do is gargle with Hydrogen Peroxide.. now that ish works wonders.. my sore went away the next day.. cuz i put it on at night.. well i hope i helped ya.. bye *Tiff* Carmex or tomato juice Gargle with a medicated Mouthwash twice a day. Drink lots of water. If the cold sore is on the lips then it might be a virus called herpes zoster, you should put a topical cream for that. Get abreva...it works really fast. Also, start taking L-Lysine, a supplement. It will...


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what would cause a sore on the outside of the corner of the mouth?

A: Mouth sores query A sore on the outside corner of the mouth could be a cold sore. It could also be the result of excessively dry skin around your mouth which has caused the skin to split and created a sore. Though there is no home remedy to permanently cure the former category of sores, you can employ a variety of methods that will provide relief. Start by applying ice to the area to numb it before you apply anything else. Aloe vera gel has powerful healing properties. Make a paste of common...
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This is kind of a strange and stupid question but due to my std phobia I amcurious. I have a cold sore on my mouth ormaybe it is just cracked lips. Itjust started as cracked lips and now their is little sores healing with nodischarge.Anyways, I kissed m

A: Hi, You are being overtly anxious. cold sores are contagious - but they do not cause genital herpes. cold soresare caused by the herpes simplex virus, and they''re contagious. Signs and symptoms of cold sores include:small, painful, fluid-filled blisters on a raised, red, painful area of your skin; pain or tingling. coldsores generally clear up without treatment in seven to 10 days. If you still have persistent symptoms, yourdoctor may prescribe...
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  I have identical, visible, traceable nerves on both sides of the interior of my mouth (appears to be nerves atleast) andat the end near my lips there are what looks like a cut or cold sore. I''ve never had cold sores on my mouth before butI''ve had shing

A: Hi, the bilateral features inside your mouth are more likely the buccal mucosa (inner lining) which isslightly corrugated and may feel like nerves. the cuts or cold sores of your lips are suggestive of angularcheilitis and/or stomatitis which is an inflammatory condition due to various causes such as nutritionaldeficiencies (Vitamin B-complex, iron, zinc etc), vitamin A toxicity, celiac disease, malabsorption syndrome,anemia, food pipe lesions, fungal infection,...


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  This is kind of a strange and stupid question but due to my std phobia I amcurious. I have a cold sore on my mouth ormaybe it is just cracked lips. Itjust started as cracked lips and now their is little sores healing with nodischarge.Anyways, I kissed m

A: Hi, You are being overtly anxious. cold sores are contagious - but they do not cause genital herpes. cold soresare caused by the herpes simplex virus, and they''re contagious. Signs and symptoms of cold sores include:small, painful, fluid-filled blisters on a raised, red, painful area of your skin; pain or tingling. coldsores generally clear up without treatment in seven to 10 days. If you still have persistent symptoms, yourdoctor may prescribe...


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what causes cold sores?

A: cold sores, sometimes called fever blisters, are groups of small blisters on the lip and around the mouth. the skin around the blisters is often red, swollen, and sore. the blisters may break open, leak a clear fluid, and then scab over after a few days. they usually heal after several days to 2 weeks. cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). there are two types of herpes simplex virus: HSV-1 and HSV-2. Both virus types can cause...


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what are these sores on the side of my mouth?

A: A: there`s not much description to go on here, but following the opinion of your doctor - a lack of vitamins A and C, and calcium lactate in the skin are known to cause sores. Other than that, you should try ruling out the possibility that you have severely chapped lips or a cold sore.. ...


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what causes cold sores?

A: cold sores, sometimes called fever blisters, are groups of small blisters on the lip and around the mouth. the skin around the blisters is often red, swollen, and sore. the blisters may break open, leak a clear fluid, and then scab over after a few days. they usually heal after several days to 2 weeks. cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). there are two types of herpes simplex virus: HSV-1 and HSV-2. Both virus types can cause...


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i have been eating bananas lately and i have been developing cold sores on the corners of my mouth - is that possibly an allergic reaction to bananas?

A: You can certainly have an allergy to bananas. Are you having other allergic symtoms? Hives, itching, gastrointestinal issues? I''m not a physician but I have not heard of cold sores (caused by a virus) as a symptom of food allergy. Take care, Gina Clowes www.AllergyMoms.com the only other symptom that I had was an itchy tongue (which some times happens to me when I eat fresh pineapple or a strong citrus fruit). Does any of this make sense? there''s information in this article, Fresh Fruits, Veggies Can Trigger Allergy, that discusses oral...


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My bf gave me genital HSV-1 through a cold sore on his mouth. Could I give him genital HSV-1 back?

A: Hi Cheersdarling,   Thanks for posting your question.  I''m not a doctor, not any kind of medical authority, but I do have herpes and have done some research on this.    From information I have seen, it appears that what you say is correct.  once you have antibodies of HSV 1 in your system, it is difficult to get HSV 1 again on another part of the body.  It is still definitely possible, but it''s not common.  You should still be safe and not have sex while either of you is...
 
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