Cold sore treatment?
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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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…erpes on your genitals if you engage in oral sex). They are painful, pus-filled sores that usually erupt around your mouth. Infected individuals typically experience cold sore when their immune system is run down (hence they may appear at the same time that you get a cold) and their body is unable to control the virus. A coldsore is herpes. It is the Herpes Simplex Virus 1(HSV1) virus, and usually appears on the face or genitals. Best way to get rid of them is by drying them out with alcohol (aftershave, vodka etc) as this also kills the virus. Good sleep and diet will prevent them coming in the first place. This is especially important around stressful times.
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…eak before it flares. If it is after that - campho phenique works. There is also a prescription Actolevir that can be described. I have had these all of my life and the ice trick is the best thing ever. Also never kiss anyone with an outbreak. Never share lipstick, cups, lip balms, etc. Some people don't realize that if there is an outbreak you are contagious the whole time that sore exists on your lip. . Blistex . Cold sores can easily be prevented, by eating lots of fruit. If you feel a slight tingle on you're lip, then this is a sign that a cold sore may be coming. You can stop this cold sore from growing by putting on a cold sore patch, which can be purchased from chemists. I find this is the best way, but there may be other cold sore prevention such as zovirax, that may help as well. Also, try not to touch your lips, as u can pick up a lot of dirt on your fingers and this may trigger an infection. . By taking Lysine tablets and using Abreva. 3 days max. . Definitely see a doctor. You can easily get a prescription for Valtrex. Take it twice a day at the very first sign of that "tingle" and you may not ever see a cold sore again. At the very worst, it will reduce the longevity of the sore to about 2-3 days. I also recommend asking for the topical ointment Denavyr. Apply several times a day (it dries up the sore and also works as a local anesthesia). The combination of these two prescription drugs will work miracles for those fighting the cold sore battle! . There are many different causes of cold sores and they can be caused by some thing different for each person. Through my personal research I have learned that anything with Arginine - an amino acid - can cause cold sores for me, so I avoid chocolate and peanuts. Other people are effected by citrus or exposure to the sun. Pay attention to what you have eaten prior to a cold sore and then see if you avoid that food in the future if your outbreaks lessen. . Also, take Lysine every day in the morning before you eat. Lysine works best on an empty stomach. . Tons of chapstick works for me. . Apart from AvaCare medicine of Zenmed, there are several other treatments available for it. There are some creams, pills, and ointments that can be used to treat the problem. The herpes simplex virus is incurable but a treatment on it can prevent cold sores. We all know that prevention is better than cure. So we need to take up some preventive measures to avoid cold sores. One should not share the utensils and items used by a person with cold sores like towels, razors, cups, etc. One should also avoid any contact with infected body fluids of cold sores. . In case the virus has already infected you, in such a case you should avoid cold and stress. Make sure to apply sunscreen and lip balm as exposure to sunlight may cause the cold sores to expand. Avoid touching the sore and wash the hands frequently. . Although cold sores appear and go on their own, use of medicines can reduce the duration of the problem and prevent from future flare ups. If one is treating cold sores for the first time, then he/she must use oral antiviral medications as it reduces the pain and improves healing. Oral antiviral medications also help in reducing the continuous coming back of cold sores in a person. Topical creams and ointments can also be used. Higher doses are required for those with a weak immune system. Some of the complimentary treatments include lysine supplements, Vitamin C, and lemon balm. . See your pharmacist as there are a few good products out there to get rid of cold sores and take the pain away until they are gone. Ok this will take you forever to read but i get rid of cold sores by using about two ice cubes at the sight of a cold sore. This will make your cold sore smaller. Then after you used a few ice cubes take a cotton swab from your bathroom and dip it in nail polish remover. Gently rub the cotton swab over your cold sore. This will dry it up and/or make it disappear faster. After these steps, i use abreva to penitrate my cold sore(it works great). Do this daily and it has saved me big huge hurtfull cold sores. I hope this helps Also you can start by putting on carmex chapstick and let it for about 2 minutes then u add salt and leave it for about 15 minutes. the next morning your cold sore should be gone! or if not make a lemon water (no sugar) and drink it so it will affect the cold sore by: Verenise
Just put good chap stick on like Burt's bees or some type of medicated chap stick and try not kiss anyone
Biaxin is an antibacterial agent, and cold sores are viral, so it is not effective for treating cold sores.
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! …Canker sores hurt very bad, I would know, as I get them a lot! They sting in your mouth and it's hard to eat things and especially the pain they inflict on people who have them when they get up in the morning!
They are different terms for the same thing caused by a type of herpes.
The main thing to do is get ALOT of rest. You can also try put lavender essential oils near it. And make sure you take enough vitamin D!!
Anywhere you have skin.
.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…lycyrrhiza glabra ) and peppermint (Mentha piperita ).
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…min and mineral supplements and diet may have an effect.
"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…nol helps get rid of them sooner."
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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…ly a topical antiviral ointment or oral antiviral medication pills.
An anti-viral cream is the most effective way to treat 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… specifically targeted for the Herpes virus that causes 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…uickly and efficiently such as avoiding stress, getting enough sleep and making sure you have a healthy intake of vitamins and minerals. You could also use tea tree oil for spot treatment or a small amount of hydrogen peroxide.
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…ted by the effect of direct sunlight or salt water after having a swim. The treatment of cold sores should not involve any medications because the avoidance of the causation of the ailment will cause it diminish.