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Anyone know anything to help take away a horrible nasty fever blister?

HELP!!! It looks so gross and its like I can feel it tingly growing on my face. Please help someone I feel so gross, I can't leave my house.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:12 PM on Aug. 10, 2010 in Health

Answers (7)
  • There are prescriptions you can get, but I find that blistex helps a lot.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 2:13 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • Fever Blisters are a Herpes Virus.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 2:14 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • vicks vapor rub will dry it out fast put a little on it
    cnoble927

    Answer by cnoble927 at 2:15 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • OP here. I wasn't asking what it is I was asking for some tips of how to help it.
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 2:27 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • I used to get them often and it seemed anything I would put on it made it worse, I kinda take a needle and like puncture it and then put hydrogen peroxide on it and then hold pads of alcohol on for as long as I can as many times as I can and it dries it up. Also if I feel a tingle on my lip like one is going to pop up but alcohol on it usually prevents it
    fangedangel32

    Answer by fangedangel32 at 2:45 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • l-lysine ointment from healthfood stores.
    mckomet

    Answer by mckomet at 10:08 PM on Aug. 10, 2010

  • Lysine and supplementing w/vitamin C at first sign of that "tingle" usually will prevent a full blown outbreak of a cold sore/fever blister.
    FootballMom85

    Answer by FootballMom85 at 8:00 AM on Aug. 11, 2010

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