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Taken for: Cold Sores, Herpes
Other names: Docosanol
Method of use: Ointment
Prescribing mode: OTC
Docosanol, also known as behenyl alcohol, is a saturation (chemistry) fatty alcohol used traditionally as an emollient, emulsifi...
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Abreva and Shingles

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a little bit. But I understand why people with shingles...
" ...get rid of. Doc put me on Famvir to see if that would help. Seems to be helping my tongue but so far not my outside of my face. Well a little bit. But I understand why people with shingles suffer... "

back and get a shingles vaccine. Also discuss getting prop...
" Sounds like shingles to me. Shingles are caused by the chicken ...Sun lower immunity = shingles breakout. Get some valtrex. It ...you get back and get a shingles vaccine. Also discuss getting... "

ese days. Slapping some Abreva on them seems to work....
" ...will probably feel better. I get coldsores regularly these days. Slapping some Abreva on them seems to work. A few weeks ago ...a full blown case of shingles behind one ear. It didn't ...down to the point... "

ese days. Slapping some Abreva on them seems to work....
" ...will probably feel better. I get coldsores regularly these days. Slapping some Abreva on them seems to work. A few weeks ago ...a full blown case of shingles behind one ear. It didn't ...down to the point... "

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en.allexperts.com
t got bigger i put some Abreva( docosanol) on it and it s...
" ask about zoster (shingles) I had zoster when I ...it got bigger i put some Abreva( docosanol) on it and it started to fade away, looks like healed. My questions are: 1. Is it save to masturbates with... "

the paths of my trgeminal nerve. My doc gave me valtrex t...
" ...those sores. Similar to shingles, HSV1 (herpes simplex 1 - cold sore virus) actually can settle into your trigeminal nerve. When I get the outbreaks they follow my one of the paths of my trgeminal... "

to a week. I use abreva on the area which may or may not h...
" ...like to pose. I have a sore on my derriere which ...it was herpes and mentioned shingles virus. The break-out is close ...and last 4 days to a week. I use abreva on the area which may or may not help.... "

eck the expiration date ). And I have taken the Valtrex bef...
" Quote: Chicken pox and shingles are caused by the same virus, herpes zoster, but cold sores are caused by a different virus - Herpes simplex 1. Not that that changes the symptoms or anything ,... "

Instead, I took the Abreva which you are NOT supposed...
" ...hijacking this post again...about my so called shingles. I woke up with a ...have that. Instead, I took the Abreva which you are NOT supposed ...mouth/gum/teeth issues since I stopped Lexapro without... "

knows? I think that using the Abreva, for my Shingles, wa...
" ...I did not make a Valtrex ointment for yesterday and the ...worse. So.... last night I started making and applying the Valtrex ointment and today the rash looks better and I feel better ...soreness.... "

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