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Tried rinsing with salt water but it won't work. How am i suppose to get rid of the cold sores?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing.

In brief: Some options

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. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing.
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