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how to reduce the swelling of a cold sore

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Comfortable: Do not play with it or it will get bigger, do anything that makes you comfortable. It takes about 2 weeks to go away no matter what you seem to do. H ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Apply ice: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Use ice: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Apply ice: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Apply ice: Apply ice to area. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Apply ice: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Med eval: You need to seek medical attention for this now.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Apply ice: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ice: Intermittently apply ice to lesion. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Stu ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ice: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by hal ... Read More

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