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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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Fever (Definition)

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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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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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Don't panic! Most fever is uncomfortable, but harmless.
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Take the appropriate dose of acetaminophen or ibuprofen
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Try cool compresses -- they may be soothing
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See your doc if fever is greater than 102 for more than 2 days
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How to get rid of a fever blister in mouth?

Intra-oral or lip?: My patients often use "fever blister" for all ulcers or erosions that occur in the mouth or on the lips. They are different. On the lips are typically herpes simplex virus type 1, treated with oral acyclovir. In the mouth, the ulcer is called aphthous ulcer, which we treat with a topical steroid. Please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Take an anti-pyretic like Tylenol or Paracetamol regularly
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Use a cold compress
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Treat the source of infection
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What is the quickest way to get rid of fever blisters on the lip? I get a cluster of them every few months. Usually after Bikram yoga, is exercise ok?

What is the quickest way to get rid of fever blisters on the lip? I get a cluster of them every few months. Usually after Bikram yoga, is exercise ok?

Quickest Way: Cold sores generally clear up without treatment within two weeks. Several types of prescription antiviral drugs may speed the healing process, such as: Acyclovir (xerese, zovirax), valacyclovir (valtrex), Famciclovir (famvir), Penciclovir (denavir). In general, the pills work better than the creams. ...Read more

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Treating a Fever (Checklist)

Infants & children with fever must see a Doctor immediately.
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Avoid Aspirin-containing products in children & adolescents
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Got a fever blister what's the quickest way to get rid of it and will it ger in my eyes or eye lids .can u give it someone by kissing them ?

Abreva: Abreva is available over the counter and is effective if you catch the cold sore at the very beginning of the outbreak. If it is more progressed you may want to see your doctor or urgent care for oral medications. It is possible to transmit it to another person by kissing them when the cold sore is active. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

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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