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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 ...

Can I take a NyQuil tablet while taking acyclovir tablet?

Posted 13 days ago by Lamekid17 0 answers

Im fighting a terrible battle between cold sores on my lips, lip sunburns and a sore throat. Only prescribed 15 tablets and stopped at 13. Haven't had any tablets ( they don't really make much of a difference for me, but I recently found out they need to be taken within the first 3 days ) ...

Question about possible allergic reaction/cold sore?

Posted 30 Jun 2017 by ilikehockeyandguitar 1 answer

Hey guys. I got a really weird situation and i'm trying to figure out if it's an allergic reaction. Over the last few months, i've been getting what I thought is a cold sore on my lower lip. It swells up really big, and then opens up into the cold sore and lasts for about a week or ...

Lysine - I've had some herpes breakouts aka cold sores in corner mouth?

Posted 20 Jun 2017 by T41 0 answers

Cut me short Anyway outbreaks lasted 5 months. I am just diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I take acyclovir and lysine. Nothing helps. Not sure should triple up on lysine or not. Thx

Lumigan is making my nose run constantly. Is there a better alternative. I am taking cospot also?

Posted 22 Apr 2017 by TARTU 0 answers

My eye surgeon prescribed cosopt in the morning in the r eye and lumigan at night in both eyes. Lumigan is making my nose run constantly to the xtent that I develop sores at my nose and cold sores. Is there a better option to lumigan? Like xalatan. I have had glaucoma in right eye for 6 years and ...

Abreva - How long does it take to heal when not applied at the first sign?

Posted 14 Apr 2017 by broncomaning 1 answer

My cold sore popped up in the morning and I didn't get the cream until later that night and then I applied it. I really need it to be gone in 2 days. Will that happen?

Docosanol - I like Abreva a lot. I have fibromyalgia (possible virus related). I also have a?

Posted 15 Apr 2017 by MTGramma 0 answers

... problem lower lip that has been lasered off twice because of precancerous (supposedly) skin. It's skin forms like a callous and continues to peel. I tried using Abreva, and it helps it heal. That means constant use. Is this safe to do?

Can I take Acyclovir orally, as a prophylactic against frequent cold sores?

Posted 15 Mar 2017 by AshMed 0 answers

I used to suffer with frequent cold sores so my GP prescribed oral Acyclovir 400mg twice daily as a prophylactic. It has worked brilliantly with no recurrence for very many years even when I'm out in the sun which used to be a trigger. I have experienced no perceivable side effects, but ...

Yellow discharge after protected sex. NO odor?

Posted 26 May 2016 by Raven23 1 answer

[First and foremost I would like to openly say I do have gential herpes simplex 1, I obtained this STD through receiving oral sex from an individual who claimed to not know he got cold sores, I was diagnosed in 2014 and I haven't had an outbreak since the initial one.] Yesterday I had ...

Tendonitis - tendonitis from valtrex??

Posted 4 Mar 2017 by Frustrated40yo 0 answers

Tendonitis from Valtrex? Has anyone developed tendonitis from taking Valtrex for long periods of time? Will the tendinitis ease if I try to go off Valtrex? Taking for oral herpes and if I even miss one dose I get a breakout, or at least the beginning of a breakout. So frustrating.

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