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A 18-year-old female asked:

I had a number of cold sores and they are now healing and i have a large scab on my face. should i put neosporin or anything to make it heal faster?

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Dr. Zachary Veres
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Cold sores: you could put neosporin on the open lesions but taking prophylactic antivirus may be better. In addition taking it when you have an outbreak may help better
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