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what are cold sores?

A: cold sores are a type of sore that develops on the skin as the result of a viral infection. They are usually small and can be quite painful. cold sores, which are actually blisters filled with fluid, are most commonly found on the mouth or the nose. Herpes simplex type 1, which is not the same as the herpes responsible for genital herpes, is the virus responsible for cold sores. After cold sores first appear, they remain dormant in the skin or nerves at the same site. Stress and illness can cause a new outbreak of
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what Is the Homeopathic Remedy for cold sores?

A: While there are prescription medications and over-the-counter products available to help treat cold sores, there also are many homeopathic remedies available. The goal of a homeopathic remedy for cold sores is similar to those other remedies: to ease the pain and heal the sore as quickly as possible. Some of the most popular homeopathic cold sore remedies include camphor oil, cornstarch, one type of mint, and the amino acid lysine. cold sores are caused by herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1), though, in some cases, herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2)...


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what are Some Remedies for cold sores?

A: There are numerous remedies for cold sores, ranging from prescription medications which will suppress outbreaks to home remedies which are designed to relieve the pain and irritation of an outbreak. In all cases, you should be aware that no remedies for cold cores will eradicate the virus which causes them, although these remedies can reduce the severity of cold sore infections. Many remedies for cold sores also work on canker sores, since although the two conditions are caused by different things, they have many...


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what Are the Best Natural Remedies for cold sores?

A: Natural remedies for cold sores include lysine, tea tree oil, slippery elm and lemon balm. Applying Vaseline® to a cold sore can also help prevent a fever blister from becoming too irritated or from cracking as a sore begins to dry. Certain preventive actions can help reduce the number of cold sore outbreaks, including wearing sunscreen, not sharing personal items, avoiding intimate contact during an outbreak and reducing stress. Most natural remedies for cold sores are also considered safe and effective.

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what Is The Best Treatment for cold sores?

A: There are balms made for cold sores. The old timers put a wet aspirin a few times a day on the sore and some used a dab of there own ear wax. Both treatments were said to have worked. There is no real way to prevent cold sores because some people are just prone to get them. You can try to prevent future outbreaks by taking a lyseine supplement. Lysine for some reason helps to prevent recurring cold sore outbreaks. When you do get one, you can rinse your mouth with a salt water rinse to clean the area, and apply medication to heal and numb the area. Best treatment

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what's the best cure for cold sores? Does Abreva really work?

A: A few things: 1) Congratulations. Whoever has a cold sore, now has herpes. Yes, usually it''s HSVI, but not always, and if the person w/ the cold sore goes down on their lover, they CAN transmit oral herpes to their lover''s genitals. 2) Zinc +/- 50mg/day can help w/ this, as can Lysine (500mg/2-3x/day). 3) There is a Zinc lozenge and a cold sore cream made by Quantum that I have found to be wonderful for people. 4) As herpes is more a hassle than anything else, and b/c I have had people in my clientele only have outbreaks like every 10-20 years or so, and because drugs like Abreve cannot cure HSVI or HSVII, I am...


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what Is The Best Treatment for cold sores?

A: There are balms made for cold sores. The old timers put a wet aspirin a few times a day on the sore and some used a dab of there own ear wax. Both treatments were said to have worked. There is no real way to prevent cold sores because some people are just prone to get them. You can try to prevent future outbreaks by taking a lyseine supplement. Lysine for some reason helps to prevent recurring cold sore outbreaks. When you do get one, you can rinse your mouth with a salt water rinse to clean the area, and apply medication to heal and numb the area. Best treatment

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About how long will it take for cold sores to go away?

A: 2 days Please see the web pages for more details on Herpes labialis (cold sore). Genital herpes: A common infection caused by the herpes simplex virus type 2 or type 1. Type 1 is commonly acquired through oral sex, while type 2 is transmitted through sexual intercourse. Symptoms include small blisters in the genital area which rapidly break down to leave painful ulcers. Other symptoms include pain or difficulty in passing urine. Some patients may develop headache and fever. Herpes infection during late pregnancy is potentially dangerous to the baby during labour. Herpes is a life-long chronic condition which cannot be cured. However, there are antiviral drugs available which can reduce the severity of symptoms....


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whats the best treatment for cold sores?

A: Zovirax or other cream containing Aciclovir is the best drug treatment on the market. However, if you want a more natural approach, then take a used, cold tea bag (Earl Grey tea works best) and apply it to the cold sore area for 10 minutes or so. Repeat this a couple of times a day and the cold sore will disappear much more quickly. Local application of Zovirax applied 5 times a day. It is important to start as soon as you know it is starting. Old fashion treatment was to dab it with aftershave but Zovirax works for some people. Zovirax cold sore cream 5 times a day

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Are There Remedies for cold sores That Work Fast?

A: Remedies for cold sores can be found in nearly every store. A number of them are helpful for reducing the misery, but most of these commercial products are more hype than to aid you in curing your outbreak. You will see that the natural home remedies for cold sores revealed in this report will usually work significantly better and faster than any store-bought selections. This is not just a notion but a well documented reality. Here are several cold sore remedies you will want to give a try. Every one of them is quite impressive singly, but they can be much better when...


 
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