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Abreva is taken for: Cold Sores Herpes

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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 & Shingles

61 discussions around the web mention both
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Shingles
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www.prohealth.com
" ...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 after... "

" 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 getti... "

" ...probably feel better. I get coldsores regularly these days. Slapping some Abreva on them seems to work. A few weeks ...blown case of shingles behind one ear. ...the point of Herpes Zoster, ... "

" ...probably feel better. I get coldsores regularly these days. Slapping some Abreva on them seems to work. A few weeks ...blown case of shingles behind one ear. ...the point of Herpes Zoster, ... "

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" ...(shingles) I had ...Abreva( docosanol) on it and it started to fade away, looks like healed. My questions are: 1. Is it save to masturbates with finger during the healing time? Will a finger tra... "

" ...like to pose. I have a sore on my derriere which ...it was herpes and mentioned shingles virus. The break-out is close ...to a week. I use abreva on the area which may... "

" ...and third the Abreva recommendation - it really does shorten the duration, especially if I catch on quick and start using it at the first tingle. I always carry it in my purse, just for that very... "

" ...this post again...about my so called shingles. I woke up with ...that. Instead, I took the Abreva which you are NOT ...issues since I stopped Lexapro without weaning properly...I'm... "

" ...make a Valtrex ointment for ...last night I started making and applying the Valtrex ointment and today the rash looks better and I ...knows? I think that using the Abreva, for my Shingles... "

" ...usually responsible for chickenpox and shingles.... If you ONLY get the ...and get a prescription for Valtrex the second you can tell ...of that and constant use of Abreva should really help ... "

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