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A 19-year-old female asked:

I have a huge cold sore scab above my upper lip! it is so huge and i'm afraid people will start staring at it, it's there any where to make the healing process faster or get rid of it all at once? any home remedies would also be very appreciated. thank yo

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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine 25 years experience
SSKI: try topical SSKI/DMSO. It is totally over the counter, although those with sensitive skin may have trouble with the DMSO.

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