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How to get rid of cold sores on your mouth?

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How to get rid of cold sores on your mouth?

You cant...: They are normally viral and must run their course. A dentist can treat them to make them less painful. A laser can be used to make them hurt less. There are also over the counter meds that you can apply topically that accelerate healing and reduce pain such as abreva, zilactin, and oragell. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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How to get rid of cold sores in mouth quickly?

How to get rid of cold sores in mouth quickly?

Cold sore: Cold sores are of viral origin. You need to get an anti viral prescription from your dentist. ...Read more

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I am getting cold sores on my lips on the corners and when i open my mouth it hurts! how do I get rid of the cold sores?

I am getting cold sores on my lips on the corners and when i open my mouth it hurts! how do I get rid of the cold sores?

Use lysine: Cold sores are caused by the herpes virus. A supplement called lysine suppresses herpes outbreaks in most people. Also, avoid whole wheat bread, nuts, arginine, etc. Do not take lysine if you have phenylketonuria. There are also prescription anti-virals that you can get from your dds. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cold sores and red tiny dots on my tongue?

How to get rid of cold sores and red tiny dots on my tongue?

Zilactin B: A good economical fix is to go to your local pharmacy an buy a product called zilactin. Dry the ulcer with cotton tip applicator the apply a small pea sized drop of the gel. Wait until the gel becomes opaque. Plain zilactin stings. Zilactin recognized this and added Benzocaine to their product. The mixture is called zilactin b. ...Read more

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I have 4 huge cold sores on my lip and need to get rid of them asap! help?

I have 4 huge cold sores on my lip and need to get rid of them asap! help?

See doctor: You will need to see a physician or dentist for a prescription of an anti viral medication. The sooner it is treated the better. ...Read more

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What causes cold sores I have a clump of them on my bottom lip and chin what will get rid of them and how long will it take i also feel really tired ?

What causes cold sores I have a clump of them on my bottom lip and chin what will  get rid of them and how long will it take i also feel really tired ?

Time: If indeed they are cold sores you never get rid of the virus. Stress and uv light are tow of the most common reasons they erupt. If you catch it at the tingling phase you can take viroxin or zovirax (acyclovir). In my office the laser does great for keeping them small and increases healing..But you need to get in early. ...Read more

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I have a small red bump on my upper lip. Any easy way to get rid of cold sores?

2 questions: "Small, red bump" could be several different things. You did not favor us with enough information except to say that a dermatologist will help you. "An easy way to get rid of cold sores" involves understanding herpes virus. Best remedy is to take 2 Grams [2 pills] of valacyclovir at prodrome, when you first perceive the initial tingling of a new sore. This will abort the attack or greatly reduce i ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a cold sore in my mouth?

How can I get rid of a cold sore in my mouth?

Homeopathy: Lysine pills can help but are not fast. Homeopathic rhus tox can help speed healing and increase speed to crusting over. So can a chinese herbaceutical called schmoove. Visit www.Franzcenter.Com under herbaceuticals. Medication like Valtrex (valacyclovir) can also be useful. See your doctor for a prescription. I personally have good success with the homeopathy and herbaceuticals. ...Read more

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Best way to get rid of a cold sore in my mouth?

Patience: Typically they will go away in 10 - 14 days. Warm salt water rinses sometimes help. If it is a herpes ulceration, you can get a rxn. For acyclovir. This helps when taken as soon as it starts. If it is aphthous ulceration, no medication for it. Hang in there. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of a cold sore in your mouth?

How can you get rid of a cold sore in your mouth?

Home medics: They are usually viral in nature, antiviral ointments might speed up healing like zophirax and abreeva.. ...Read more

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Most effective approachess to get rid of a cold sore inside your mouth?

Try lysine: Lysine seems to suppress the herpes virus. Try taking a capsule daily. Avoid nuts, peanut butter and whole wheat bread and stress. After a while, you may not need to take the lysine anymore. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of a cold sore that is inside my mouth?

Can you tell me how to get rid of a cold sore that is inside my mouth?

Warm saltwater.: Warm saltwater rinses 3-5/day will help reduce inflammation and make the area more comfortable. Ibuprofen 400mg every 4 hrs will do the same. Ice directly on the sore for 10 minutes 4-5 times/day is difficult but really works. Eat only soft foods that are not spicy or hot to keep from irritating the area. All these will reduce the healing time but it still takes 7-10days. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me some good ways to get rid of this white cold sore/pimple thing on my mouth?

Can you please tell me some good ways to get rid of this white cold sore/pimple thing on my mouth?

See a dentist: Since we can't see and therefore diagnose what you have over the internet, it's best to see a dentist who can determine what you have and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Is there a way to quickly get rid of this giant cold sore on the side if my tongue?

Is there a way to quickly get rid of this giant cold sore on the side if my tongue?

Evaluation needed: Giant cold sore on side of the tongue can be from trauma of a broken tooth or filling, tongue biting, burn or it could be a cancerous lesion. If it is trauma, protecting the sore and treating the cause should result in a normal tongue in 3-5 days. Obviously, if it is cancer, treatment will be needed to fix the problem. ...Read more

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What exactly is the fastest way to get rid of a cold sore on my lip?

What exactly is the fastest way to get rid of a cold sore on my lip?

Different 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 more

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How to get rid of a cold sore under your tongue?

Time: They will usually go away in two weeks. Using warm salt water and topical numbing gel can help with the symptoms till they go away. If they last longer than that you should go see your dentist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of a cold sore on the back of my tongue?

May have to wait: It should heal by itself within two weeks. If it has been there longer see an oral surgeon, and ENT physician, or oral medicine specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a cold sore on top of my lip?

Which lip?: Leave it alone and it will go away by itself. If you wish you can use herpacin or other topicals on the lips of the mouth, or zovirax (acyclovir) on the lips of the vagina. ...Read more

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Cold Sore (Definition)

Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small and painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth-to-mouth contact and to the genitals, causing genital ...Read more