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Colds, sore lips and lymph nodes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   Well 4 days ago I got a cold sore on my lip and than my lymph nodes were swollen and a day after another cold sore but a bigger one on my cheek apeared
Doctor :   Ok

User :   I got antibiotic caphalexin
Doctor :  
User :   and i'm taking it twice a day
User :   another thing i did
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i dont know if i was suppose to
User :   i put abreva on the cold sored both on my lip and cheek
Doctor :   Ok, proceed
User :   My lymph nodes are still swollen only two on each side under my chin
User :   my widsom tooth came in
Doctor :  
That is fine for cold sores
Doctor :  
Lymph nodes resolve over 2 weeks
Doctor :  
That is not of concern
User :   my sore throat hurts since the first day
Doctor :  
User :   what a bout the cold sores?
Doctor :  
Did the doctor tell anything about Tonsils?
User :   especially on my chin its like 1"x1"
User :   no
Doctor :  
User :   but it started hurting today
Doctor :  
Cold sore
Doctor :  
Abreva is recommended
Doctor :  
No issues
User :   is there some home remedies to soothe it?
User :   to heal faster
User :   because i dont see them getting better
Doctor :  
It takes time
Doctor :  
Once the infection is resolved
Doctor :  
rest heal
Doctor :  
so have patience

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