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Whats the best way to deal with herpes type 1 symptoms?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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In brief: Herpes simplex 1

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). Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores.

In brief: Herpes simplex 1

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). Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores.
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