Cold sore fever (SSTF) can cause fatigue, fever, muscle pain and swollen joints.
Symptoms of cold sore sickness can include: Walking The symptoms of SSTF include: Pain or discomfort in your lower extremities (usually legs) Pain in your feet, hands, neck or back, including soreness or stiffness of the muscles or joints (especially your hands and feet) Fever or runny nose (a sudden cough) Sudden weight loss (feeling lightheaded) Loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting (especially after eating) Muscle pain, weakness or stiffness in the legs, neck, arms or back (especially in older adults) If you or a loved one have symptoms of cold sores, see your doctor.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has listed cold sore fever as one of the most common cold-related health problems.
SSTFs are also sometimes called foot-and-mouth disease or “disease of the lungs.”
You can see SSTFs symptoms in: You may have soreness in your ankles, wrists, hands or feet.
You will notice a cough, a cold sweat or sore throat.
If your symptoms persist, call your doctor, or go to the emergency room.
Other possible symptoms: Headaches (especially if you have been coughing)