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Doctor insights on: Fever Blister Scars

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How can i get rid of my fever blister scar?

How can i get rid of my fever blister scar?

See below: The fever blister will begin to dry out during days five through eight. A golden brown crust will form and a scab will appear. As the scab shrinks, it may crack and bleed, and itching and burning will persist. The scab will heal and the scab will come off in few days. See this link for dealing with the scar: http://www.ehow.com/how_5612302_rid-cold-sore-scars.html ...Read more

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What can be done about a scar left after a fever blister?

What can be done about a scar left after a fever blister?

Fever blister scar: The treatment depends on the problem causing the blemish is it a hypo/hyperpigmented scar, a depression, raised, etc. Depending on the diagnosis treatments include: bleaching agents, peels, dermabrasion, laser resurfacing, skin needling, camouflage, tattoo, excision, grafting, fillers, fat grafting, puch grafting, soft tissue rearrangement, etc. ...Read more

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What's an effective treament for a fever blister?

What's an effective treament for a fever blister?

Remedies: 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. ...Read more

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What antibodic is good for fever blister?

None: A true fever blister is caused by the herpes virus. Antibiotics to not kill viruses, only bacteria. An anti viral drug may help, but overall it just will heal in 10-14 days. ...Read more

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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 (famciclovir) or valacyclovir (valtrex). ...Read more

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Does tick bite fever cause blisters?

Does tick bite fever cause blisters?

See below : If you are referring to tick-borne relapsing fever (tbrf), then - no. Blisters are not associated with it as far as i can discern from then most recent reports. ...Read more

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What's the best cure for fever blisters?

What's the best cure for fever blisters?

Your doctor can: prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). 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 more

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1 yr old with a fever blister. What to do?

Fever blister: you can use Abreva for it ask your PCP to give you a prescription for it it is also available over the counter generally it works well ...Read more

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Can fever blisters transfer to vaginal areas?

Can fever blisters transfer to vaginal areas?

Perhaps: A true fever blister will not 'transfer' to any other area. However, many people have re-activation of old herpes infections (cold sores) during times of stress, which a fever is. These lesions do contain some active herpes virus and can indeed be 'transferred' to other areas if directly touching them and then areas without intact skin in place. So you really need to know which is which. ...Read more

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Is it harmful to put blistex on a fever blister ?

Is it harmful to put blistex on a fever blister ?

No : No. Blistex, carmex, or abreva help keep the lesion moist and may speed recovery. ...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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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 can I put on a spreading fever blister on my arm?

C Ur PCP or Dermatol: U need a DX first. Start with ur pcp or u can see a dermatologist. ? Herpes. ...Read more

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How would doctors recommend i treat painful fever blisters?

How would doctors recommend i treat painful fever blisters?

This can help: 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. ...Read more

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What would you do to get rid of a fever blister in two days?

Otc Abreva: Abreva otc is quite effective at eliminating fever blisters on the lips. If inside the mouth, you should see a dentist because fever blisters could also be caused by herpes type 1. There are different prescription meds to treat both of these conditions. ...Read more

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Please advise how to sanitize my acrylic retainer after a fever blister?

Cleaning retainer: I would brush and rinse your retainer the same way you clean your teeth, with toothpaste and cool water. Some families rely on hydrogen peroxide rinses, like peroxyl, to decrease the incidence of these outbreaks for family members. Discuss any irritations with your orthodontist and practice good oral hygiene as a good first step to solving this problem. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestion: I have a fever blister, is there a home remedy?

Remedies: 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. ...Read more

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