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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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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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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 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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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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How can I most quickly get rid of fever blisters?

How can I most quickly get rid of fever blisters?

3 options: 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. ...Read more

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How can I most quickly get rid of fever blisters/ cold sores?

How can I most quickly get rid of fever blisters/ cold sores?

Best RX is TIME: The lesion undergoes a series of changes and heals over 14-21 days--after which the virus goes dormant. Anti-viral drugs based on Acyclovir are available by prescription and can be taken as a preventive med. Otc meds, like abreva, have variable success rates. If they occur frequently, you can take valtrex daily as a preventive measure, but will need a prescription. There is no 'fast' way. ...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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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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How can I most quickly get rid of a big cold sore or fever blisters?

How can I most quickly get rid of a big cold sore or fever blisters?

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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