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How can you treat cold sore on lip?

How can you treat cold sore on lip?

Options: 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). ...Read more

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Is a sore on lip automatically herpes?

Is a sore on lip automatically herpes?

NO!: In addition to herpes labialis, a sore could be a canker sore, or a chancre of syphilis! rarely, a sore could be a presentation of a tumor. Some sore are stress or hormone related. Herpes usually starts with a tingly feeling on the lip and then an eruption of small blisters which rupture and scab over and then heal in about a week. ...Read more

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What should I do to make a cold sore on lip go away?

Apply ice: 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). ...Read more

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How to prevent a cold sore on lip?

How to prevent a cold sore on lip?

Do not get exposed: Once that you get exposed and have a cold sore, it would be recurrent. Now, there are some people that are resistant to this kind of virus. ...Read more

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Lupus sore on lips. What medication can I put on it?

Lupus sore on lips. What medication can I put on it?

Ask Dr or dentist: I'll provide 2 links w/ good info - but do have a pro look to be sure it's not something else. Both websites have suggestions for overall care too. I hope they help. https://healthunlocked.com/lupusuk/posts/148688/topic-of-the-month-february-coping-with-mouth-ulcers and http://www.Lupus.Org/resources/15-questions-oral-issues-with-lupus best wishes! ...Read more

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How can I lessen the appearance of sore, red lips fast?

Moisturize and wait: Keep sore lips moisturized. The redness will go away on its own. You can use a lighter lip gloss to lighten the color. If it doesn't get better in 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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30 y/o w/swollen submental lymphnodes. Has a small cold sore on lip. No other symptoms.

30 y/o w/swollen submental lymphnodes.  Has a small cold sore on lip.  No other symptoms.

Observe: Keep an eye on it, and if its still there in 3-4 weeks, or gets worse, make an appointment to see a primary care provider. Doesn't sound dangerous with limited info. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How possible is it to get herpes/cold sore from lip gloss? I accidentally bought a tub of lip gloss that was opened and used it with out realizing.

How possible is it to get herpes/cold sore from lip gloss? I accidentally bought a tub of lip gloss that was opened and used it with out realizing.

Lip gloss: Is this your first use of Lip Gloss? If so, stop using it and see whether things improve. If you have taken it for quite some time, lip gloss is unlikely to be the cause of cold sore and you must see your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Cold sore on lip. If i unknownly touch my vagina, would it pass it down?

Little or no risk: Spread of one's own herpes infection to a new area of the body is called auto-inoculation. It happens sometimes during an initial HSV infection, but after a few months the immune system prevents it. If you've had recurrent cold sores a long time, there's no chance you will infect your genital area. This is also why couples with genital or oral herpes in both partners do not pass it back and forth. ...Read more