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How Long Does A Fever Blister Last
Think my son has HFM. Never had a fever. Already scabbed up. A few blisters still. Going on day 6. How long will it last?
1-2 weeks: A manifestation of a herpetic viral outbreak, they usually subside in 1 -2 weeks. Good luck. ...Read more
I got a fever blister last night. Nothing is helping. It's just getting bigger. Any suggestions on ointments to use? Or home remedies?
Abreva: try this it is OTC and if it doses not work see your physician ...Read more
Not sure: Fever blisters or hsv i viral outbreaks can be shortened by immediate use of zovirax, but if not taken before 48 or so hours into it, it will be of little benefit. I do not know the specific body clearance for the drug, but as it is dosed every 4 hours, i imagine it is cleared rapidly. Medication most helpful if you feel an outbreak coming on, waiting only reduces effectiveness. Good luck! ...Read more
Cut time in 1/2: 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. Can take up to a week. Can cut time in 1/2. ...Read more
How do I get rid of a fever blister? What are some side effects of having a fever blister? How long does it take to heal?
See link: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cold-sore/ds00358.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have had ten fever blister like sores on my lips over the last two weeks. But no fever, in fact temp is always low.?
Blister or Rash?: What do you mean by rash? If ur talking about cold sores on or around your lip it takes times. Cold sores are most often from herpes virus type 1. If ur able to start an anti-viral medication like Acyclovir or valcyclovir within the first 48 hrs (the sooner u take it the more effective) it can significantly decrease how bad gets. ...Read more
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