" ...I have many of the signs of hypothyroidism and have had non-stop cold sores for 7 weeks now (despite appropriate medication). I've been to two doctors who tested my thyroid and said it was fine.... "
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Herpes labialis or "orolabial herpes" is an infection of the lip by herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). An outbreak typically causes small b...Read on Wikipedia
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Cold Sores & Hypothyroidism
0.08% of the posts that mention Cold Sores also mention Hypothyroidism (82 posts)
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" Before I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism lysine supplements used to work ...amino acids), and the cold sore would be gone in a couple of ...work as well. Maybe try vitamin C and zinc supplemen... "
" I had shingles at the age of ...I also have Fibromyalgia & hypothyroidism which is being treated. I exercise when I ...swimming...I find that I get usually one cold sore on my lip...& I feel... "
" ...Because of said surgery I am hypothyroid.. gives me tendency toward depression, ...too) Oh, and I get cold sores often (take Valtrex every now and then for this, but I don't have HERPES on my... "
" ...had a cold sore til after my ...wks old. Zovirax works fab sometimes and not at all other times. Last summer I tried the compeed patches and it ripped the skin off around the cold sore on my l... "
" ...posts. I take thyroxine. My underactive thyroid is checked regularly and for ...has been fine. I take amitriptyline for the pain as ...winter than summer. I get cold sores and fugal infectios... "
" ...I suffer from pretty severe cold sores (outbreaks every 4 to 5 ...control when I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism. I want to do ...and with in hours had a cold sore breakout. So -... "
" ...a perscription for Hydroxyzine HCL that I take whenever I feel it coming on. It definitely helps. Like another ...related. I have the fever blister kind. I also have hypothyroidism. Maybe someon... "
" ...and they had to increase my dosage because it can cause problems when you are trying to concieve. I have also had these symptoms: fatigue, lose of hair, dry skin, always cold, sore joints... "
" Hypothyroidism? I have had excessive trouble ...Has anyone been diagnosed with hypothyroidism? I've had: dry skin ...2 weeks) excessive issues with cold sores I'm exhausted despite sleep... "
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