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How can I get rid of a cold sore in a day?

How can I get rid of a cold sore in a day?

Not in a day.: Your physician can prescribe oral Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral medication. Laser txs are also used to treat cold sores. Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1,000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. ...Read more

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Cold Sore (Definition)

Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small, painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth to mouth contact and can spread to the genitalia and cause genital ...Read more


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How come i only get a cold sore in the winter?

How come i only get a cold sore in the winter?

Stress: Cold sores are manifestations of oral herpes virus infections. It lives with you all the time. Stress - infection, stress, psychological, or environmental (including cold weather) can trigger a break out. That's what is happening. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a cold sore in my mouth?

How can I get rid of a cold sore in my mouth?

Homeopathy: Lysine pills can help but are not fast. Homeopathic rhus tox can help speed healing and increase speed to crusting over. So can a chinese herbaceutical called schmoove. Visit www.Franzcenter.Com under herbaceuticals. Medication like Valtrex (valacyclovir) can also be useful. See your doctor for a prescription. I personally have good success with the homeopathy and herbaceuticals. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore in the eye?

Can you get a cold sore in the eye?

Yes.It is not cold s: Herpes simplex viruses type 1 and type 2 can both cause cold sore , but predominantly type i causes c.Sore and type 2 causes genital one. But the cold sore virus -can cause eye infection inv- cornea, conjunctiva, eyelids, and inner eye strs called choroid and retina .Cn cause meningitis, encephalitis, pharyngitis, up.Resp. In imm.Supp. Individuals they can cause wide spread inf. Inv. Lungs, esophag. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and I want to get rid of the sore throat in a night?

I have a sore throat and I want to get rid of the sore throat in a night?

Sleep study: Check whether u are snoring - can cause sore throat at night. To relieve pain u can use intenzyme forte cost $15 with biotic research good enzymatic pain killer. ...Read more

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Should i get rid of the mucus that is in my sore throat?

Should i get rid of the mucus that is in my sore throat?

If it bothers you.: There are medications available over-the- counter to loosen the mucus in your throat. If your soreness persists, you may have a bacterial infection and should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore in your wrist?

HSV 1: I am not aware of herpes simplex type i affecting the wrist it often is found on the lips, skin around mouth, nose, chin, mouth, cheeks, & even eye or genitalia. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a sore in my mouth?

How can I get rid of a sore in my mouth?

Try salt water: Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and a stuffy nose and sore muscles, do I have a cold or the flu? It is cold outside

I have a sore throat and a stuffy nose and sore muscles, do I have a cold or the flu? It is cold outside

Weather not reason: You can get ill with the flu at any time of the year, not just in winter. Typically, colds and flu are different since the flu will give you the body aches and chills more strongly than a cold. Both are caused by viruses so antibiotics don't help! ...Read more

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I get cold sores. If I make out with someone when a cold sore is not present on my lips, what are the chances the person I kiss will get a cold sore?

Amost: ZERO.....but remember you must be aware of the early symptoms (tingling etc) just before the lesions break out to be completely sure you don't infect your partner! Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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How to treat a white cold sore that I have in my mouth?

How to treat a white cold sore that I have in my mouth?

See a periodontist: You need to find out if the sore is viral or bacterial in nature so that the proper medication can be prescribed in the meantime go to the drugstore and get an over the counter ointment that treats cold sores to cover and protect the sore area. ...Read more

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I have a cold sore in the crease of my mouth, what to do?

I have a cold sore in the crease of my mouth, what to do?

Cold Sore: Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your dermatologist can also provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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I have red sores in the back of my mouth is that usual when you have a sore throat? Is it possible as to why it's called a sore throat?

I have red sores in the back of my mouth is that usual when you have a sore throat? Is it possible as to why it's called a sore throat?

See below: Not all red areas in the back of the mouth are painful, but many are, thus the name - sore throat. Depending on what these areas look like can often help to determine if this is viral or bacterial like strep throat. Seeing your doctor can help to figure this out. ...Read more

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If I have a cold sore, does that mean I'm going to get it in the eye and inside my mouth?

Not necessarily : To avoid spreading the virus that causes cold sores, be careful to avoid touching the area around the sore and practice good hand washing. If the cold sore is new, your healthcare provider may prescribe topical or oral antiviral medications, which can help the sore heal more quickly and limit the amount of virus present. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore on finger?

Herpetic whitlow: It's possible to develop herpes simplex virus lesion on a finger or thumb. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, feel a cold coming on. Is there anything i can do or take to prevent the cold from happening?

I have a sore throat, feel a cold coming on. Is there anything i can do or take to prevent the cold from happening?

Probably not: Unfortunately, if you're about to get a cold, then you're likely to catch one. To date nothing that i know of can stop a cold. Prevention is always stressed such as washing your hands, alcohol based hand sanitizers, flu shot, plenty rest, less sugar consumption, staying away from sick individuals, stress management, and nasal lavages to keep nose moist. All help, but don't prevent or cure. G-luk. ...Read more

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I have a canker sore in the back of my throat. Is this bad?

I have a canker sore in the back of my throat. Is this bad?

No: Its an ulceration in the throat area thats all. It possesses no more of a threat to your health than any other canker sore just in a very uncomfortable area. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of my cold sore within a day?

Know of no way: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. ...Read more