Remedies, treatments and care for Cold Sores

Cold Sores

Cold sores , sometimes called fever blisters, are groups of small blisters on the lip and around the mouth. The skin around the blisters is often red, swollen, and sore. The blisters may break open, leak a clear fluid, and then scab over after a few days. They usually heal in several days to two weeks.


Apply vitamin E oil  Popularity: 351  Effectiveness: 3.1  
Apply garlic paste  Popularity: 350  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Take garlic  Popularity: 348  Effectiveness: 2.1  
Apply hydrogen peroxide  Popularity: 308  Effectiveness: 2.9  
Apply echinacea or drink echinacea tea  Popularity: 298  Effectiveness: 1.1  
Apply tea tree oil  Popularity: 293  Effectiveness: 3.1  
Apply vinegar  Popularity: 290  Effectiveness: 1.8  
Apply cold pack  Popularity: 263  Effectiveness: 3.2  
Apply ice pack  Popularity: 255  Effectiveness: 4.7  
Apply black tea bag  Popularity: 217  Effectiveness: 2.8  
Apply milk compress  Popularity: 209  Effectiveness: 3.7  
Apply aloe vera  Popularity: 201  Effectiveness: 3.1  
Take lysine supplement  Popularity: 197  Effectiveness: 3.7  
Apply Lemon balm  Popularity: 178  Effectiveness: 2.7  
Apply acetone nail polish remover  Popularity: 167  Effectiveness: 3.1  
Take licorice lozenge  Popularity: 145  Effectiveness: 3.5  
Apply calendula  Popularity: 68  Effectiveness: 0.9  
Apply St. John's wort oil  Popularity: 43  Effectiveness: 0.4  

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