Get some lysine tablets and take a tablet several times a day. IT helps fight the sore. BUy Abreva cream and keep the spot lubricated. I use Vaseline. Don't let it dry out to much. And drink plenty of water. In three days it won't disappear but will look much better. Cold sores are actually an outbreak of the herpes simplex virus. The herpes virus is a two-headed beast, commonly appearing in two separate, but potentially embarrassing, locations.
Dec 12, 2016 · When I have blisters or cold sores, I eat lots of tomatoes, herbal teas and drink more water. John R Wilsdon from Superior, Arizona on September 21, 2019: Informative article. I believe your statement about changing bad habits as a significant way to control outbreaks is right on. Enjoyed reading this. Thank you. Sandy on July 15, 2018: