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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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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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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)

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 fever blisters?

How to get rid of fever blisters?

Valtrex, famvir: If you have sever or frequently recurrent fever blisters it is vest to treat with oral antiviral for a week to lower the viral count. If recurrences are frequent a preventive dies of medication one to two pills a day will prevent recurrences. Document severity and length of episodes to determine if treatment of this episode or longer term is better gor you, . ...Read more

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What method is there to get rid of these darn fever blisters?

What method is there to get rid of these darn fever blisters?

None presently: The primary infection occured in early life.Repeated episodes follow virus living in nerve ganglion. Will not respond to oral antivirals but topical antiviral may be used. ...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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My son is has fever blisters inside his mouth and we were wondering how to get rid them?

My son is has fever blisters inside his mouth and we were wondering how to get rid them?

Time: Unfortunately these will have to heal on their own. Keep him on a "bland" diet with no spices and no carbonated beverages so that they do not become more irritated. Your dentist or physician can often prescribe a soothing oral rinse to help reduce the discomfort and enable him to eat more easily. Nutrition is very important at this time. Please see your dentist or physician to help your son. ...Read more

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What is a good way to cure or prevent fever blisters?

What is a good way to cure or prevent fever blisters?

See below: To prevent cold sores from occurring wash hands often. Maintain a healthful lifestyle (regular exercise, nutritious diet, adequate sleep, keeping stress at bay). Keep lips well moisturized & apply sun screen to the areas that your cold sores normally pop up. Talk with your physician about supplementing with lysine. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm can help heal fever blisters. ...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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What causes fever blisters and what can u do to prevent them my ex husband never gets them what can I do to prevent them

What causes fever blisters and what can u do to prevent them my ex husband never gets them what can I do to prevent them

Cold sores: Triggers for cold sores can include illness, stress, fatigue, becoming physically cold, dry air, uv rays (sun), mouth trauma or one's period. Mitigate any of these possible. 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. ...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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