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Could use your help docs! my cold sore dried out and I have had a giant scab thing for days. It won't get better?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Antiviral medication: Your Dr can prescribe oral Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral medication.
Answered on Feb 18, 2015

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