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Causes of Herpes labialis (fever blisters) with pyrexia

These are painful and tender vesicles on the outer surface of lips, and is commonlv observed in 
  • Acute lobar pneumonia (often gives clue to the side affected and stages of pneumonia)
  • Influenza.
  • Malaria.
  • Meningococcal meningitis.
  • Weil's disease.
  • Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection.
  • AIDS.
  • Herpes labialis may be normally seen in females during menstruation.