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How to get rid of fever blisters?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Valtrex, (valacyclovir) famvir

If you have sever or frequently recurrent fever blisters it is vest to treat with oral antiviral for a week to lower the viral count.
If recurrences are frequent a preventive dies of medication one to two pills a day will prevent recurrences. Document severity and length of episodes to determine if treatment of this episode or longer term is better gor you, .

In brief: Valtrex, (valacyclovir) famvir

If you have sever or frequently recurrent fever blisters it is vest to treat with oral antiviral for a week to lower the viral count.
If recurrences are frequent a preventive dies of medication one to two pills a day will prevent recurrences. Document severity and length of episodes to determine if treatment of this episode or longer term is better gor you, .
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Prevention?

Agree with dr, w.
If you have 4 or more outbreaks a year, consider taking daily prevention antiviral drug for a period of time. Also do things to be well: eat right, exercise, get rest, balance work/play. The healthier we are, the more our bodies can kick germs.

In brief: Prevention?

Agree with dr, w.
If you have 4 or more outbreaks a year, consider taking daily prevention antiviral drug for a period of time. Also do things to be well: eat right, exercise, get rest, balance work/play. The healthier we are, the more our bodies can kick germs.
Dr. Francine Yep
Dr. Francine Yep
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