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Baby had fever, white bumps on upper lip, chin, drooling, teething. Advice?

my 15 month old has had a slight fever for 2 days and has now started to have what looks like pimples or large white heads one on his upper lip first then later on his chin under his lip and now on his upper lip all under where his pacifier is he has been drooling and teething but theses sores are multiplying and looking worse and worse what should I do now?
Asked On : Sat, 27 Oct 2012
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Dear risriss 1980 The description whch you have given it sounds
like your baby has got herpes simplex. This is caused by Herpes Simplex Virus.(HSV)
Make sure he does not tauch those with his fingers as it may infect the fingers
leading to whitlow also it may infect eyes. put him mittons. As regards treatment
please take him to Paeditrician who may prescribe antiviral antibiotics. kindest regards
Answered: Fri, 2 Nov 2012
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