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What do I do to get rid of a cold sore/fever blister before school?

You Can't. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex i virus and usually take 10-14 days to resolve. Prescriptions meds (from dentist or md) can help reduce the discomfort & lessen the rate of recurrance but once the sore is present it has to run it's course. Meds can help it feel better but not get rid of it. The virus lives in the nerves and stays there forever once you get it & most people have it. Read more...
Herpes Simplex. See your doctor for a prescription med. Herpes simplex 1 or hsv 1also known as oral herpes. It is different from genital herpes which is hsv 2 . . Medication can decrease the pain related to an outbreak and can shorten healing time. They can also decrease the total number of outbreaks. Drugs including famvir, zovirax, and Valtrex (valacyclovir) are among the drugs used to treat the symptoms of herpes. Read more...

What is the quickest way to get rid of a fever blister/cold sore?

Cold sores. 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. Read more...

How can I most quickly get rid of a big cold sore or fever blisters?

Some 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...

What do you recommend if I have a fever blister/cold sore in my lip and its itchy, how do I get rid of it?

See your doctor re: Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral medication. 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. Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores. Read more...

Can I tell me how I can get rid of a cold sore before the blister pops?

Valtrex (valacyclovir) Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). 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. Read more...
Herpes. I like to have my patients have their anti-pherpes medication always available in the medicine cabinet so that these aggravating outbreaks can be managed early on. There are three common medications that are available by prescription for this. There is also an option to put one on a daily treatment to suppress any outbreaks. Your physician will be very well versed in this common problem. Read more...

What is the fastest/best way to get rid of cold sores/ fever blister?

Some 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...

What do doctors think is the top OTC or at home treatment for a fever blister "cold sore"?

Lemon balm. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. May half healing time. Read more...