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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 ice trigger a cold sore?

Posted 24 Jan 2017 by California_mouth 0 answers

Hi, I recently had a cold sore on the middle of my upper lip. I have always gotten them in the corners of my mouth, so this struck me as peculiar. After a week and a half I have finally reached a point where it is not very noticeable and I am feeling a little bit more confident. However, this ...

Can I take acyclovir 400mg 6times a day for a cold sore?

Posted 10 Jan 2017 by Seashores 1 answer

I haven't used my Acyclovir 400 MG in a very long time since my first break out about 4 years ago My Acyclovir 400 mg expired 8 months ago. I started getting a cold sore last Wednesday. By Sunday the cold sore was getting worse so I started taking my acyclovir pills 3times a day. Since they ...

First Cold Sore/Fever Blister. EXTREME swelling, painful. because of old piercing hole, ect? help!?

Posted 24 Dec 2016 by FML4eva 0 answers

. I got my very first fever blister/cold sore(not sure of the difference) 3 days ago.and noticed it in a mirror or something. it started out as just a little red, dry looking dot touching my bottom lip and going past it. it didnt seem like it was inflated inside of the sorenat the time but it ...

I have recently started taking acyclovir bills one a day but still feel some cold sore coming?

Posted 10 Dec 2016 by Gulperi 0 answers

Am been get cold sore none stop one after the other since I gave birth a month ago and the docotor gave me acyclovir bills to take daily will it really work to prevent future break out I still feel tingling should I go back to the docotor or will the tingling go away

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

Posted 6 Dec 2016 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

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