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Fever Blister Prescription Medicine
Do i need a prescription cream for a mass of fever blister under my nose. Have been trying abreve but not working?
Have tried prescription Valtrex pills and ointment at the first signs. Still have fever blisters twice a month or more . Any preventative options.?
May need suppression: If you are having outbreaks twice a month despite using valtrex pills and ointment when you first feel an outbreak starting, you probably need to take valtrex or another pill on a daily basis to try and suppress the outbreaks. Patients can take valtrex pills for up to a year every day. After 1 year you can decide with your doctor if you need to continue or if you can stop. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
None I know of.: I am not aware of any drugs that will cause significant change in temperature if stopped. Some stimulants can raise temperature mildly while under influence. ...Read more
I've had a really bad fever blister! i know it's from stress and sun! but I have medicine. Are there any other methods?
When you have a fever blister and have been applying medicine, is the weird colored stuff on it the scab? I feel really dumb for asking that ....
Just crust: A fever blister will often ooze some clear fluid (serous fluid) that dries and causes "crusting". In general, you could call it a scab and that would be accurate. Keep the crusted area covered with vaseline so it heals faster and isn't as painful. If you let it dry out, then every time you open your mouth, it will crack and split and cause pain. ...Read more
Can u spread a fever blister to your eye if it's scabbed over I accidentally touched eye hr after putting medicine on it now in panic go to eye?
I've been on amoxiclav for a week to treat strep and have 4 more days of medicine but I've redeveloped a fever (101.2) and throat blisters. Insights?
Nothing: It will heal in a week or 2. Prescription acyclovir or valacyclovir pills are effective if given at once. After a few hours it does not matter what you do. OTC and prescription creams are not worth the money. Some people have them several times a year so they learn to carry this med to take at very first start of next attack. Then it is usually very effective. I like Valacyclovir 1 Gram tabs to ta ...Read more
Your doctor can: prescribe valtrex. Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in European studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1,000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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