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How Do You Know When Your Cold Sore Is Gone
Not that fast.: Your Dr can prescribe oral Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral medication. Laser txs are also used to treat cold sores. Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1,000mg orally 3 times a day at onset, can also hasten healing. ...Read more
Tingling day before: Cold sores (also called fever blisters.) groups of fluid-filled blisters that often erupt around the lips and sometimes under the nose or around the chin. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus type 1 and are very contagious. The initial infection (primary herpes) may be confused with a cold or flu and can cause painful lesions to erupt throughout the mouth. Once a person is infected wi. ...Read more
How do you know a cold sore officially goes away? When can you kiss and preform oral? How much time is safe?
Sx relief only: Cold tips: for sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). * for congestion – saline nose drops or a netti pot. *for anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup.**for hydration- lots of water. Try clear broth. * add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. ...Read more
Options: Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). 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 w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your dermatologist can also provide laser treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cold vs flu: In general, the flu will cause you to feel more ill than a cold will. Flu sxs can include fever, chills, marked aching of muscles and joints & significant fatigue (if these symptoms did occur with a common cold they would usually be less intense). Colds tend to lead to more nasal congestion than the flu. Swine flu may also be associated with GI symptoms. ...Read more
What happens to your cervix in early pregnancy? How do you know what it feels like? How can you feel it? Is it closed? I just want to know
Depends on cause: Infectious - usually several days to a week. ...Read more
Valacyclovir: You can get a prescription from your doctor for a drug called Valacyclovir to avoid getting a cold sore. Treatment for an oral outbreak is two one gram pills by mouth every twelve hours for a total of 4 grams in one day, as soon as possible at the first sign of outbreak. If you have frequent outbreaks because of sunshine or stress, one can take suppressive therapy, ask your MD. Good luck ...Read more
How do you prevent vomit going out the nose? It's unpleasant and don't want it again. If it does occur, how do you clean your nose?
Difficult: to,explain. Irrigate your nose with a little water afterwards ...Read more
Neti pots can : reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head & pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly & spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed & again in a.m. You can watch a video online to get the finer details down. ...Read more
With exposure: You can only tell when cold exposure no longer triggers the urticaria. Depending on the cause, it may go away after a few years or not at all. ...Read more
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