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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What is the fastest/best way to get rid of cold sores/ fever blister?

What is the fastest/best way to get rid of cold sores/ fever blister?

Some options: 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. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrex. ...Read more

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Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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What is the fast affective way to get rid of a fever blister? And where can I get it?

What is the fast affective way to get rid of a fever blister? And where can I get it?

Abreva: Abreva is a safe over the counter topical treatment for cold sores.I find it works as well as most prescription products. Many large supermarkets with a drug counter or drug stores will carry this item. ...Read more

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What should I do to get rid of my fever blister fast?

What should I do to get rid of my fever blister fast?

Abreva: The best otc treatment for fever blisters is abreva and i would add Bacitracin ointment to keep it from scabbing. The only thing that will be better is to take an anti-viral medication as soon as you feel the "tingling" sensation start before the breakout. ...Read more

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What to eat to get rid of fever blisters fast?

What to eat to get rid of fever blisters fast?

Don't know foods.: 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. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrex. Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a coldsore/fever blister fast?

How to get rid of a coldsore/fever blister fast?

Fever blister: Your doctor can prescribe valtrex. 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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Have a very small fever blister and I want it to Go away fast !! Does nystan and triamcinlone help get rid of fever blisters or any home remedies?

Have a very small fever blister and I want it to Go away fast !! Does nystan and triamcinlone help get rid of fever blisters or any home remedies?

Heals on it's own: A fever blister is a virus (herpes simplex) nystatin is for fungus. Ice applied to the area will help with the pain, as will something like benzyl alcohol. If you get many of them or frequent outbreaks a doctor can prescribe an antiviral. This may also reduce the time you have it by a day or so. ...Read more

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How can I i get rid of my fever blisters/cold sores fast ?

How can I i get rid of my fever blisters/cold sores fast ?

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. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrexor another antiviral medication. Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sore. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to get rid of a fever blister/cold sore?

Cold sores: 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. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a fever blister?

How to get rid of a fever blister?

See below: Fever blisters are caused by reactivation of a chronic herpes simplex infection usually type i. It will resolve spontaneously without treatment. Severe cases or frequent recurrences can be treated with prescription oral acyclovir, Famvir or valacyclovir (valtrex). ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a fever blister faster how long will it take?

What would you do to get rid of a fever blister faster how long will it take?

Cut time in 1/2: 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. Your physician can prescribe valtrex. Can take up to a week. Can cut time in 1/2. ...Read more

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Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...Read more


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