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22 Sep 2008

Fever Blister
I have had a fever blister for a month now. It started healing about 2 weeks ago and then last week it split and looks worse. The Pharmacist gave me Bactroban to use. It is painful and splits all the time. Is this the only thing that I can use? Is this normal? I have never had a fever blister before.
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CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

HI Shelly
Where is this feverblister located? If in the corner of your mouth it probably is not one, but a condition called cheilitis. It is often a sign of low vit B levels. You can also try Kenalog in Orobase ointment on the area.
Dr Bets
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