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What medications can be used to treat cold sores?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not much at home
Keep it clean. Treatment in an office can burn these things away, but only in really bad situations.

In brief: Not much at home
Keep it clean. Treatment in an office can burn these things away, but only in really bad situations.
Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dr. Robert Brodsky
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Dr. Kyle Shank
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Antivirals
Antivirals such as acyclovir, valacyclovir, famvir, (famciclovir) and gancyclovir are the most common.
My sine as an otc as well as abreeva work as well.

In brief: Antivirals
Antivirals such as acyclovir, valacyclovir, famvir, (famciclovir) and gancyclovir are the most common.
My sine as an otc as well as abreeva work as well.
Dr. Kyle Shank
Dr. Kyle Shank
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Antivirals
With the notion by some providers that "cold sores" could be of viral origin (especially herpes a), anti-viral ointments or creams, steroid ointments or creams, or systemic antiviral medication is frequently used.
Dr. J.

In brief: Antivirals
With the notion by some providers that "cold sores" could be of viral origin (especially herpes a), anti-viral ointments or creams, steroid ointments or creams, or systemic antiviral medication is frequently used.
Dr. J.
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