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Cold sores: An acute viral disease marked by groups of vesicles on the skin that occur\ on the lips or nares. See detailed information below for a list of 3 causes of Cold sores, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Cold sores.
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Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Cold sores may include:
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The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Cold sores as a symptom.
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including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Cold sores may include these symptoms:
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The list below shows some of the causes of Cold sores mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Cold sores. Of the 3 causes of Cold sores that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Cold sores' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Cold sores based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Cold sores:
Sores (467 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Lip symptoms (1017 causes), Mouth symptoms (6864 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Throat symptoms (3410 causes), Respiratory symptoms (5166 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Breathing symptoms (3381 causes), Breath symptoms (3023 causes)
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