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How to Get Rid of a Cold Sore in 2 Days

By braniac ; Updated July 27, 2017

Having a cold sore is not only phyiscially uncomfortable, but because of the unsightly nature of a cold sore we often become embarrassed as well. Medications promise speedy healing time, but here is a sure fire way to rid your cold sore in just 2 days.

  1. Notice the first signs and symptoms of a cold sore, which usually include tingling of the lip, itching of lip, burning of the lip, fever or sore throat.

  2. Wash your hands thoroughly before taking any medications or applying any medications to the affected area. Dirty hands will make the cold sore infection worse.

  3. Take two Lysine pills at the first sign of tingling, itching or burning. Lysine is a substance that is not made by the body, it is obtained through diet. It's function is to promote healthy skin and lips.

  4. Apply Abreva cream to the affected area as often as necessary throughout the day. On the second day, again take two Lysine pills and apply the abreva to the affected area. By this day the blisters that usually form will not come to a full bud. If they have already appeared, continue to apply abreva frequently and take Lysine, this will stop the process of the virus from getting worse.

  5. Throw out any chapsitcks, lip sticks, and lip liners that were used in the three days before the symptoms appeared.

  6. Tip

    Drink plenty of water when taking Lysine.


    Never pick or pop cold sore blisters

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