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Want amswer how can you get rid of cold sores fast?

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Dr. Kim Capehart
Dentistry
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In brief: Cold Sores

Cold sores are usually caused by hsv (type i or ii) but cold sores are usually cause by type i.
Cold sores are contagious and recurrence can be cause by uv light, stress, hormone fluctuation, to fever and sometimes, there is no apparent cause. Go to your doctor for appropriate treatment options such as anti-viral medications.

In brief: Cold Sores

Cold sores are usually caused by hsv (type i or ii) but cold sores are usually cause by type i.
Cold sores are contagious and recurrence can be cause by uv light, stress, hormone fluctuation, to fever and sometimes, there is no apparent cause. Go to your doctor for appropriate treatment options such as anti-viral medications.
Dr. Kim Capehart
Dr. Kim Capehart
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In brief: Doctor prescription

Ask your dentist for a prescription.
Doctors will have their favorite, but zovirax (acyclovir) is one that helps. It is best used when you feel the cold sore coming on. "cold sores" from the herpes simplex virus are quite common. The virus enters the body throughsmall cuts , abrasions or breaks in the skin. You can get them from having direct contact with someone carrying the virus ie. Kissing or sex.

In brief: Doctor prescription

Ask your dentist for a prescription.
Doctors will have their favorite, but zovirax (acyclovir) is one that helps. It is best used when you feel the cold sore coming on. "cold sores" from the herpes simplex virus are quite common. The virus enters the body throughsmall cuts , abrasions or breaks in the skin. You can get them from having direct contact with someone carrying the virus ie. Kissing or sex.
Dr. Albert E. Klitzke
Dr. Albert E. Klitzke
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
You can get a script from your primary care physician too. There is another med available called xerese .
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