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How can i prevent itchy rash around mouth area ?

hello. i have developed a lumpy itchy and painful and burning sore rash around my mouth and chin. some look like blisters and some look like spots. could it be from kissing a guy on the lips which was monday night, it started showing up tuesday evening and worse today? I m not allergic to anything as i know. I m female, 26. Thank you
Asked On : Wed, 15 Jun 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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It could be a viral infection called Herpes labialis. You will need to rule this out along with possible bacterial infection from your Dermatologist. You may apply soothing antibiotic cream to reduce the infection symptoms for the time being. Keep the area dry and avoid exposure to sunlight.
Answered: Thu, 30 Jun 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
u have herpes labialis infection from the guy u kiss.
u need to consult dermatologist as u need to take acyclovir medicine as early as possible according to ur age and weight
avoid stress ,sun light,fast ,improper sleep ,smoke to avoid reoccurance as herpes has property to occur again once it subside.
apply plain antibiotic cream to prevent bacterial infection.
u can take analgesic medicine for pain .
Answered: Thu, 30 Jun 2011
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