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How To Get Rid Of Herpes On Lips Fast
There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more
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 valtrex (valacyclovir). Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores. ...Read more
Natural healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. There are anti-viral medicines to help them heal faster that your doctor can rx. ...Read more
Culture: Oral herpes is common and can be diagnosed with blood test or culture. Antiherpetic medicines can help eradicate a lesion but will not cure you of the disease. Good luck. ...Read more
Sore inside my mouth. I know for a fact it's not herpes. I just need ideas/options on how to get rid of it?
Oral Sore?: If you know for sure that it's not herpes, then you probably should know what it is and how best to treat. Not being a dentist or a physician, I'm not sure how you know this for sure. I'm a dentist with years of experience and training and don't always know what oral lesions are just by looking. Cause determines treatment. Try salt water rinses, 3% hydrogen peroxide, orabase, etc. Good luck, doc. ...Read more
I drunk from a cup that friend with activated lip herpes drunk before me but I heard about treatment you can do before first symptom to prevent it?
Yes: See your doctor. There is medicine available to minimize symptoms. First see if you indeed get it from the exposure. If you do see a doctor who can order the medication. ...Read more
Aquaphor: Try a barrier cream like Aquaphor to seal in moisture and prevent dryness and cracking of lips. Do not overuse chapsticks as these can actually cause worsening of symptoms. Also make sure that you are not putting other makeups or lipsticks on that are causing an allergic reaction making your lips worse. ...Read more
I am getting ready for school and my chapped lips just ruin my whole appearance. How do I get rid of this fast?
Chapstick: Or vaseline or Aquaphor applied at least 10 times a day. ...Read more
Cold compress: Cold compress will help to reduce the swelling. ...Read more
What can I do to make a bruse on my lip go away fast? I got hit on the lip and its brused, how do I get rid of it asap?
Careful, most fast: Methods (many variations of incision & drainage) are far more likely to ↑tissue reaction, damage, scar tissue formation resulting in changes in anatomical shape that remains long term. Safest likely wet heat to lips to area (to ↑vasodilation & blood flow), possibly proceeded an hr in advance by a suitable antibiotic, e.g. https://www. Google. Com/#q=antibiotics+acne - always trial & error. ...Read more
I bit my bottom lip near the front and now have a huge ulcer there. Any fast ways to get rid of it?
Stop licking lips: Try to stop licking the area as this will slow down the healing. Apply vaseline, vaniply ointment or aquaphor (if you are not allergic to wool) multiple times during the day and the area should heal. ...Read more
What kinds of home remedies can I do to get rid of a cold sore on my lip? It's kind of annoying and embarrassing! Is there a fast and natural way?
Steroids: Steroid creams can help with resolution. Cortisone 10 is the most common otc. ...Read more
I've got a cold sore on my upper lip and it looks absolutely horrible. How can I get rid of it fast without medicine?
Comfortable: Anything that makes you comfortable. It takes about 2 weeks to go away no matter what you seem to do. However check with your pharmacy for a few items that may make you more comfortable - remember that they generally do not shorten the 2 week time. ...Read more
My upper lip is swollen and my lower lip is bruised. Both from my partner sucking and biting. How do I get rid of it fast?
Swollen lip: Ice may help reduce the swelling quicker than letting it heal on its own. ...Read more
Can you die from head lice? I've had it for at least 3 years now. Also how can I get rid of them fast?
No...: Head lice are not going to kill you. There are many medicated antipesticide hair treatments that you can use that are very effective; however, you have to be diligent about removing the nits/eggs or you will just end up with new live lice in a few days. Then sterilize the environment. This is not usually an issue that goes on for years - see your doctor to confirm diagnosis! May be something else ...Read more
Spots: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
What is a fast way to get rid of black circles and bags around eye, and black areas around mouth too? Is leaser can solve that? I sleep a lot
See a Specialist.: I am not sure, what is the cause of your black circles and bags around your eyes and black areas around your mouth. Excessive sleep, poor nutrition, vitamin deficiency, genetic predisposition, a skin condition or a disease are few possibilities. I strongly recommend that u see your pcp, a dermatologist and a nutritionist. Thanks. ...Read more
Prevention: The reaction of people to acidic foods is very variable. Some people are just more susceptible to reactions to acidic foods and drinks, like orange juice, pineapple juice, fruits, tomatoes, and others. Stress and anxiety also create problems sometimes. As far as I know, prevention is difficult except for keeping track of what you eat/drink and when you get the sores. Second opinion?! ...Read more
Hello my doctor told me I have scabies so I used the cream ge gave me but it didn't get rid of it because I have it in my hair and mouth please help I don't know what to do my hair is falling out and my teeth are starting to rot fast and my doctor just k
Second Opinion: Make sure to see a dermatologist for second opinion and treatment. ...Read more
Can't, yet.: Herpes can be managed with antiviral medications, which can both treat and suppress outbreaks. Depending on frequency, your doctor can help decide what's best for you. Although most people have fewer outbreaks after several years, and rarely may eventually clear the virus, there is no cure yet. ...Read more
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