A 19-year-old female asked:
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my two year old has what looks like a cold sore above her lip, if this is possible, is there anyhjng i can put on it?

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Dr. Emil Mondoa
40 years experience Pediatrics
If it is cold sore: If it is a cold sore: 1) Dr may prescribe Acyclovir cream or liquid or other antiviral 2) Lemon Balm salve is an over the counter preparation that is helpful 3) Simple hygiene measures like handwashing and no kissing to prevent spread.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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