A 44-year-old member asked:
how to get rid of a cold soar fast?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Cold Sores: Your Dr can prescribe oral Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral medication. Laser txs are also used to treat cold sores. Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1,000mg orally 3 times a day at onset, can also hasten healing.
Answered on Feb 18, 2015
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