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A 24-year-old female asked:

Why can't i get rid of a bad scar and little dots/bumps on the outside top of my lip? once had a cold, used abreva cleared up in 2 wks still flares up

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
See a dermatologist: Abreva does not do much. Prescription valacyclovir is very effective for herpes if taken correctly. That means 1G pill, take 2 pills at first tingling (prodrome).

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Last updated Mar 31, 2015

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