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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.

Can you drink alcohol while taking acyclovir?

Posted 26 Aug 2013 by vkgoya 1 answer

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 - 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 ...

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 ...

Will mupirocin help cold sores?

Posted 15 Sep 2009 by mikeyg 3 answers

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 ...

Can I use Bacitracin Antibiotic whater-jel for chapped lips/cold sores?

Posted 15 Nov 2013 by mpennings 2 answers

I seem to have an allergic reaction when using any type of chap stick, it cases cold sore and fever blisters when I try to use them. I am guessing I may be alergic to beeswax

I have acyclovir 800 mg tablets that allegedly expired 3 yrs ago.Will it be harmful to me to take...

Posted 6 days ago by Msdenton 1 answer

... them? I am on vacation very far from home and have a fever blister.

Best time if day to take valtrex?

Posted 31 Oct 2015 by calm seas 2 answers

My doc has prescribed Valtrex 500 mg. once a day for suppression of cold sores and shingles. It seems to work but gives me a headache for several hours after i take it so I'm having trouble figuring out the best time of day to take it. Can anyone comment on what works for you?

I JUST heard that mouth sores can be a life threatening side effect of cymbalta? I have 2 small ones

Posted 7 Dec 2012 by pedi 3 answers

I have 2 small mouth sores on gums, one looks like a cold sore other is redder. I just heard that mouth sores can be a serious and life threatening side effect of cymbalta. Should I be concerned. I am on cymbalta 90 mg daily for about a year.

Am I suppose to take Acyclovir even if I currently do not have a cold sore?

Posted 19 Dec 2015 by helpmet 2 answers

I woke up with an out break yesterday on my lip and what I usually do is soak a Q-tip with alcohol or hydrogen peroxide to dry out the cold sore, and I also use non prescription creams for cold sores like L-lysine cream or Campho-phenique but I came across Zovirax or Acyclovir ointment on a YouTube ...

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