Cold sores. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir).
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.