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13 Dec 2005

cold sores / fever blisters
I have a cold sore on my upper lip
What is the best course of action for treatment
What can be done to prevention in future

Thank you
Answer 4,673 views

01 Jan 0001

Dear Alvin,
It is caused by the Herpes virus. If it is the first time, you can use something like spirits of campher to dry it and use acyclovir cream to kill the virus. If it comes back repeatedly you'll have to get a prescription from a doctor for a antiviral tablet to take.
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