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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have a job interview tuesday but a coldsore on my lip which doesn't make a good first impression. how can i quickly get rid of, shrink it or hide it?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Herpes: If you have the job interview today it is too late. It would be wise to have some herpes medication in the medicine cabinet so that you can rid yourself of these outbreaks more quickly. The most common medication is called acyclovir. There are some lip creams to consider as well: zovirax, abreva.
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