Cold Sores

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(Herpes Labialis Disease Finding)
Herpes labialis or "orolabial herpes" is an infection of the lip by herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). An outbreak typically causes small b...
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Valtrex 3,822 Abreva 2,834 Zovirax 2,364
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Abreva
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Herpecin L
Other name: Docosanol (Docosanol)
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Blisters
Method of use:
Ointment
Method of use:
Ointment
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Prescribing mode:
OTC
Docosanol, also known as behenyl alcohol, is a saturation (chemistry) fatty alcohol used traditionally as an emollient, emulsifier, and thickener in cosmetics, nutritional supplement (as an individual entity and also as a constituent of polyicosano...
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Docosanol, also known as behenyl alcohol, is a saturation (chemistry) fatty alcohol used traditionally as an emollient, emulsifier, and thickener in cosmetics, nutritional supplement (as an individual entity and also as a constituent of polyicosano...
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Herpecin-L, Abreva does not work for me at all. You can...
" I love Herpecin-L, Abreva does not work for me at all. You can also get a prescription for it. But if you don't have insurance it is close to $90. But when I say it is well worth it,... "

little girl... Abreva, although VERY expensive, is GREAT...
" ...blisters since I was a little girl... Abreva, although VERY expensive, is GREAT.? I used ...I swear by Herpecin L.? It comes in a \"tube\" like chapstick.? It has a quick numbing effect (AND ... "

abreva and it hasn't really done much for me. Never heard...
" ...for the advice Ace. I've tried abreva and it hasn't really done much for me. Never heard of Herpecin L, but I'll look into ...and I've heard valacyclovir is the most effective medicine out there... "

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Honestly? I use Abreva. It's not natural,...
" ...Honestly? I use Abreva. It's not natural, but ...outbreak is full-blown, the pain he's in will last until ...excruciating. : I've used Herpecin-L before, too. And I take l-Lysine and watch ... "

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Honestly? I use Abreva. It's not natural,...
" ...http://herpes.com/Nutrition.shtml Honestly? I use Abreva. It's not natural, but ...can be excruciating. I've used Herpecin-L before, too. And I take l-Lysine and watch the lysine:arginine... "

it when I first get it. Abreva works well. Also sometimes...
" ...probably it. I also get a tingle, but just recenlty I started feeling it when I first get it. Abreva works well. Also sometimes I've had luck with Herpecin L. Only put medication on the... "

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it. She said just use abreva or herpecin L, b/c they are...
" ...was 15wks and doctor said not to use it. She said just use abreva or herpecin L, b/c they are both topical meds. Also zorvarix which is a prescription... "

they suck! I use Herpecin-L or Abreva. You can get...
" ...that about dh! Maybe some peace in your life now. I do get fever blisters... they suck! I use Herpecin-L or Abreva. You can get both at Walmart or a drug store. If it has... "

with water and I use HL30 Herpecin L. It is right with all...
" ...with water and I use HL30 Herpecin L. It is right with all ...a sore. Slap on that herpecin L and away you go.... ...works 110 times better than abreva at a fraction of a... "

helps. I also used Herpecin L (another ointment) 4 time...
" ...really helps. I also used Herpecin L (another ointment) 4 time ...I opted not to use Abreva this time. I haven't had ...lot of people swear by Abreva. Finally, I have found that... "

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