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fever blister treatment

What's the best natural fever blister treatment out there?

 
ballewal

Asked by ballewal at 10:24 AM on Dec. 9, 2009 in Health

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  • Lysine supplement. It'll heal in 2 days.
    ecodani

    Answer by ecodani at 10:54 AM on Dec. 9, 2009

  • Other than lysine? I don't have any and would like something that's in my house now.
    ballewal

    Answer by ballewal at 11:09 AM on Dec. 9, 2009

  • Seriously...the only thing that really works cream-wise is Abreva. It actually prevents the herpes virus from infecting healthy cells that are nearby, and it shortens the healing time. While I haven't had a cold sore in a long time :knock on wood:, I always used Abreva, and it would heal SO quickly. It is fairly expensive, though...about $16 for a little tube...but that's bc it works!
    StefanieN84

    Answer by StefanieN84 at 12:40 PM on Dec. 9, 2009

  • Abreva is not natural. It's petroleum based and I won't use it. I need something natural. Like lysine, only something I would usually have in the house.
    ballewal

    Answer by ballewal at 3:55 PM on Dec. 10, 2009

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