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  1. Cold Sores

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    Cold Sores, Antiviral creams may help to reduce the severity of symptoms and are most effective the earlier they are used when a cold sore is starting to develop. How do cold s...

  2. Primary Cold Sore Infection

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    Primary Cold Sore Infection, A first (primary) infection with the cold sore virus is often different to the repeated (recurring) cold sores which many people have. , oral h...

  3. Viral skin infections: key facts and risks to know

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    To avoid catching them or passing them on, don't share towels; wear flip-flops in communal areas; cover them with a plaster if you go swimming; and change your socks daily. Cold sores...

  4. Oral Herpes Simplex

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    Synonyms: oral herpes labialis, cold sore Of the herpes viruses, herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) is usually the cause of oral infection. , oral herpes simplex cold sore c...

  5. Sore Throat

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    Sore Throat, You may also develop a sore throat if you have a cold or flu-like illness. Tonsillitis is an infection of the tonsils at the back of the mouth. , sore...

  6. Coughs and Colds in Children

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    Coughs and Colds in Children, Sucking menthol sweets can help ease sore throats in older children. What about cold and cough remedies? Cough or cold remedies ...

  7. Cold Agglutinins

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    Cold Agglutinins, Severe thrombocytopenia , particularly heparin-induced (can present with sore fingers). Vasculitides. Severe sepsis without cold agglutinin-mediat...

  8. School Exclusion Times

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    Exclude for 48 hours longer in children who are unable to maintain good personal hygiene. Cold sores 1-6 days While lesions are moist. None. Highly infectious, especial...

  9. Problems in the Mouth

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    Oral antivirals should be considered for immunocompetent individuals with severe gingivostomatitis. [ 2 ] However, it is recommended that specialised advice should be sought before prescribing antivir...

  10. Aciclovir cream (Cymex Ultra, Virasorb, Zovirax)

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    When you have a cold sore you should not kiss anyone or allow anyone to come into skin contact with the sore. In particular, avoid kissing newborn babies and anyone who has a poor im...

  11. Aciclovir for viral infections (Zovirax)

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    Herpes simplex viruses cause cold sores and genital herpes . Aciclovir works by preventing viruses from multiplying, and this reduces the severity of the infection and stops it from spread...

  12. Valaciclovir for viral infections (Valtrex)

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    Herpes simplex viruses cause cold sores , and genital herpes . You will have been prescribed valaciclovir to treat (or prevent further episodes of) one of these infections. , shingles her...

  13. Sore Throat

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    Sore Throat, In many cases, a sore throat is associated with the common cold . It may also be a symptom of influenza , or of infectious mononucleosis (glandular fever). ...

  14. Common Cold (and Other Upper Respiratory Tract Infections)

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    Common Cold (and Other Upper Respiratory Tract Infections), Rub the vapour on to the chest and/or back of the person with the cold, but avoid the area under the nose. Sucking ...

  15. Common Cold (Coryza)

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    Common Cold (Coryza), It causes nasal discharge and congestion, sneezing, a sore throat and a cough. The common cold actually describes an array of similar conditions caused...

  16. Sort that cold before it gets nasty!

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    Sort that cold before it gets nasty!, Discharge from the ear or severe pain which doesn't settle should be checked out Sore throats - what helps? It's common - in fac...

  17. How to fight off colds and flu

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    How to fight off colds and flu, Whenever summer starts, I get a steady trickle of patients with colds, all perplexed because 'colds aren't supposed to happen in sum...

  18. Sore Throat

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    Sore Throat, But I also get a cold feeling in mouth and back of... sore throat for one year now Had one year of sore thoart or inflammed throat.

  19. Coughs, colds and kids - some facts & fictions!

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    Coughs, colds and kids - some facts & fictions!, In fact, although lozenges may soothe sore throats, there's no evidence most cough and cold remedies work in younger...

  20. Herpes Simplex Eye Infection

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    Virus particles then travel down the nerve to cause episodes of active infection with symptoms: In most of these cases, the virus travels down a branch of the nerve to the mouth to cause cold...