cold Sores: I have this cold sores which is continously recurring from the past 6 months, though it wont last for more than a week but it leaves white patches that takes at least 3-4 months to become normal . Can you please suggest me the way to get rid off these patches along with measures to...
Having cold sores inside mouth.
ive been breaking out inside of my mouth with cold soars. They are small white dots and some of them are red soar type things, their mostly located behind my botttom lip inside of my mouth, they eventually go away and then new ones form in new places, its been happening for about 4 weeks now and...
Tiny bumps with burning sensation on the upper lip. Is this a cold sore?
I ve had burning sensation near corner of mouth on upper lip area (Where top and bottom look meet when mouth is closed ) for. 7 weeks mostly during day But sometimes intermittent in a day. The area feels chapped and rough when tongue is rubbed against it. This week sta..rted a new thing I noticed...
Cold sore behind the molar. Need medical attention?
Hi, the back left side of my mouth is bothering me behind the molar. It feels like having a cold sore and my molar is poking at it making it seem like its sharp. I know I should go check this out but I m leaving the country in a few days and know I might not be able to schedule an appointment....
Preventation of cold sores
I am 37 weeks pregnant and have a cold sore which is very painful what can I do I am 42 and have not had a good pregnant as I have been ill with swine flu and pnemonia which I got rid of 3 weeks ago ,i was in hospital.
Valtrex for cold sores
Greetings and thank you for reading. Here's the scenerio in short form. The person I know very well gets cold sores I'd say maybe 3 and at most 4 per year. Now they take Valtrex 500 mg tablets at the rate of one tablet per day. The dosage for Valtrex to treat cold sores is only a couple of...
Swollen neck glands, cold sores, foul taste in mouth. Cure for symptoms?
6 days ago I had a swollen neck gland and got a cold sore . I noticed swollen lymph gland under my neck also. 2 days ago I started to get a bad taste in my mouth like tonsil stones. My gland has gone down but I can feel a lump when I swallow. Also when I touch the painful area and smell my finger...
1. cold sores are caused by herpes simplex virus HSV-1
2. Cold sores are quite common and different from canker sores. There is no cure or prevention for infected people, but steps can be taken to reduce their frequency and duration.
Cold sores need to be treated with a course of oral antivirals.
These have to be started as early as possible after the development of a new episode in order to most effective.
Also as far as local treatment is concerned, oral betadine gargles can be done.
Dr Geetika Paul
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