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There are creams, ointments, and pills that are very helpful, but you need a doctor's prescription. Here is a home remedy: Cover them with petroleum jelly, put sunscreen on them, put ice on the cold sore, and when the cold sore is gone, get a new tooth brush. (Creams that contain benzocaine, lidocaine or tetracaine reduce burning and itching.)
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What is a cold sore?

Cold sores are caused by the herpes virus (similar to, but typically not the same virus that causes genital herpes, although you can get genital herpes on your face or mouth h

What are treatments or remedies to heal or cure cold sores?

Treating and healing cold sores . In the first fifteen minutes of a feel of an outbreak - put an ice cube in a cloth and press upon sore. Sometimes this will heal the outbr

Cold sore or canker sore?

To me, both are pretty bad, but a canker sore is always worst! Cold sores can hurt sometimes and are a pain to have on the lip, especially because of it being un-comftorable!

What are alterntive treatments for cold sores?

.Vitamin and mineral supplements.A diet that is rich in the amino acid lysine.Vitamin C and bioflavonoids.Ointments containing lemon balm (Melissa officinalis ) or licorice (G

What is the treatment for cold sores?

There is no cure for herpes virus infections. There are antiviral drugs available that have some effect on lessening the symptoms.Acyclovir(Zovirax) is the drug of choice.Vita

What is a fast cold sore treatment?

"Cold sores are caused by a virus, so the answer to this depends a lot on how well your immune system is functioning. There is also Abreeva, which the active ingredient Docosa

What treatment can you give for puppy with cold sores?

I think you should try and keep it warm, like a warm towel around it and keep it calm. Give plenty of fluids, rest and alot of love. It should be looked at by the vet, if your

What age and what treatment do you get cold sores?

You can get cold sores at any age. Children often get them, they are passed by being kissed on or around the mouth by some one that has a visible cold sore. Treatment is usual
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What is the typical treatment for cold sores?

Typically a cold sore will go away on its own. The only real treatment is to apply a cold compress to it or take Tylenol if painful. Otherwise a doctor can prescribe a cream
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What are some popular treatment options for cold sores?

The best treatment for cold sores is to wait it out as they come in different stages and should heal on their own. There are steps you could take at home to ensure they heal q
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What are some treatments for having cold sores on the lip?

Some treatments for having cold sores on the lip is to stay out of the sun that causes the localized ailment. Cold sores are caused by the accumulation of oils that is irrita