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Mouth sores and sides of lips from rubbing braces. What can I do?

Posted 1 May 2012 by debbie meigs 7 answers

What can I do about these mouth sores but mainly the sores that look like I have cold sores from my braces rubbing constantly against my lips and the insides of my mouth. I have tried warm salt water but that does not help the sores at the sides of my mouth.

How much valtrex can I take for my cold sores if the prescribed 2grams twice a day is not working?

Posted 25 Jan 2011 by dms11 1 answer

i got a cold sore last week and took the 2grams twice a day for one day. it turned out not being that bad... then today i woke up (4 days later) and felt that tingling feeling again in my lips so i took 2 grams of valtrex right away. but what i noticed was that my whole top lip was basically ...

If you have the herpes simplex outbreaks, what dosage of lysine do you recommend?

Posted 13 Sep 2010 by joanne65 1 answer

I am just starting to take l-lysine as a friend suggested it. i am two weeks into shingles, started getting two cold sores and a terrible sty on the one eyelid. i'm thinking i could use this tablet more than once a day on a regular basis.

Valtrex - is the generic just as effective as the name brand?

Posted 24 Apr 2013 by thank goodnesa 3 answers

I have been getting valacyclovir hcl 500mg which is a generic of valtrex, its a blue tablet with a v.5 on one side and the actavis imprint on the other. It has worked just fine, I just picked up my refill and it's a white tablet with m122. I've never taken this brand before nor have I ...

Bactroban - Can you put it on oral herpes(cold sores)?

Posted 22 Jul 2014 by 408310 2 answers

I kissed a boy who had an open herpes sore on his lip(I did not know at the time because it was dark outside and he kissed me on the lips real quick so I pushed him away) I'm concerned I may have oral herpes now and I wonder if I can apply a small amount of Bactroban to my lip to make the sore ...

Valtrex - Will Valacyclovir work after day 2 (blisters already present)?

Posted 30 Jul 2013 by helpinmontreal 2 answers

I am in panic mode right now. Like many of you I have suffered all my life with cold sores, some outbreaks worse then others.This one I have right now is bad. 3 cold sores all at bottom lip ( I am devastated). Woke up Sunday morning, felt a tingle but wasn't sure so I let a few hours pass and ...

Cold sores - Can you use choraphor and other topical creams during the same outbreak?

Posted 2 days 10 hours ago by thishurts13 0 answers

I know choraphor is supposed to be the super drug for cold sores but you are only supposed to use it once during the outbreak. I used it yesterday when I first felt the cold sore coming on, and today I woke up and it's a full blown blister and very painful. I'm wondering if I'm ...

Valacyclovir - Can the tablet be crushed and mixed with apple sauce?

Posted 23 Oct 2016 by Chummy1 0 answers

Tablet too difficult to swallow

Can you get genital herpes without sexual contact?

Posted 23 Sep 2016 by am887 0 answers

I found out, after I shared a drink with him, that my friend's roommate has genital herpes. He had the HSV-2 virus, not the HSV-1 virus, that causes cold sores. The person with the herpes and I did not have any sexual contact whatsoever. We didn't kiss or hold hands, or touch each other ...

Pimple, Cold Sore/Herpes, DH, Infection??

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by emmapearson 0 answers

I got what I thought was a pimple on my lip yesterday, it's on the edge of my top lip, raised, red, and pus-y. Then today I started getting two of what look like blisters, they're just raised and red, on the surface of my lips. I recently got off Accutane, I have celiac disease (my ...

When someone that has a diagnosis of oral herpes can outbreaks be caused by having sex?

Posted 19 Sep 2016 by EB143 0 answers

My boyfriend gets chronic cold sores and is mortified by them. Unfortunately (for me), he is convinced that having sex causes outbreaks to occur, which really has a negative effect on our sex life. Could this be the case or do you think this is more due to the stress he must put himself under by ...

Valacyclovir - 70years 200 grms x 3 x8 days The whole tablet comes out in stool hard puffy after?

Posted 16 Sep 2016 by Radhaji 0 answers

... 8 to 12 hours . Constipation severe. Drinking lots of water. Healing is there. Am I wasting more of medicine or the tab is made to release medicine without losing shape and size. It is puffy. Enlarged and hard to crush when comes out wet

Herpes Simplex - I was diagnosed with General herpes today. Mainly around my bottom (so?

Posted 2 May 2016 by MommyP 1 answer

... embarrassing). I have been with my husband 12 years and I trust him implicitly but I'm confused as to why I've got it. He recently had a cold sore but has not been down there so to speak. Can it be spread by his hands? I also wasn't told which type of herpes it is. Should I go ...

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