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Mentioned Together
1.4% of the posts that mention Cold Sores also mention Scab (1,282 posts)
Treat them both!
Treatment such as Lip Balm is used both for Cold Sores and Scab.

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 blisters or sores on or around the mouth commonly known as cold sores or fever blisters. The sores typically heal within 2–3 weeks, but the herpes vi... Read more on Wikipedia

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Valtrex
Abreva
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Scab

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Herpes labialis or "orolabial herpes" is an infection of the lip by herpes simplex virus (HSV-1). An outbreak typically causes small blisters or sores on or around the mouth commonly known as cold sores or fever blisters. The sores typically heal within 2–3 weeks, but the herpes vi... Read more on Wikipedia

Top Treating Medications

Neosporin
Vaseline
Polysporin
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What patients are saying about Cold Sores and Scab

1,282 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
the habit, if i even try, my lips look like a big old scab...
...i've never had a cold sore, but i can tell ...that is why i use vaseline. good luck. i know i will never be able to break the habit, if i even try, my lips look like a big old scab from licking ...
precautions to not infect other people. I am using aciclovir...
...getting better, there is now a small blister under the skin where the cold sore was that has stayed the same size for about 4 days. It is almost painless (only tingles occasionally and hurts when...
bigger. if its still at an early stage, i suggest abreva...
...chapstick, the cold sore is contagious and it will spread!) don't pick the scab, because it will probably get infected and get bigger. if its still at an early stage, i suggest abreva. works very...
At a tingle popping 3 Valtrex will prevent a cold sore from...
...abreva always make my cold sores worse. The only two ...pregnant or breastfeeding. At a tingle popping 3 Valtrex will prevent a cold sore from surfacing, and ...and claimed it kept her cold s...
cold sore in 48 hours. I was and AM sick of paying for Abrev...
...Peroxide cleared up my cold sore in 48 hours. I was and AM sick of paying for Abreva, etc...when it ...I never suffered from cold sores until the age ...appearing, to drying, to scabbing, to ...
of impetigo. If it is cold sores, I would go for Zovirax...
...Over the last 2-3 weeks, she had a run of them in the same place - no sooner does one die and the scab fall off than another blister appears. ------- Are you certain its cold sores and not...
been a green-ish crust on the sores. I apply vaseline to...
...so, my lips have been very raw & painful. They have sores ...a canker sore or cold sore. Then, when I ve ...of days, there has been a green-ish crust on the sores. I apply vaseline to my lips...
and Abrieva For it because I thought it was a cold sore...
...my upper middle lip. It doesn't itch, scab or irritate me. I took Valtrex and Abrieva For it because I thought it was a cold sore. It didn't go away. I've...
usually dry up in a day so she's left with a lovely scab...
...spirit and I put tea tree oil on Steffi's - they usually dry up in a day so she's left with a lovely scab! I did some searches ...and germs that cause cold sores'. Hmmm. Wish people would...
comfortable with how it looks sans ointment. (I use Neospor...
...all. After the virus has reach its peak and begun to subside, I apply max. strength Neosporin ointment and rub liberally several times per day until I'm comfortable with how it looks sans ointment....
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