Cold sores: Strike them when the tingling starts

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Cold sores: Strike them when the tingling starts

Carmen Pope

Woman looking at her cold sore in the mirror [GizemBR on]
There is no cure for cold sores, but early application of topical treatments can help shorten the duration of symptoms [Image: – GizemBDR]

Healthcare Handbook technical editor Carmen Pope examines the cause and treatment of cold sores

SHEA ASKS FOR a product for cold sores, and you can see she has a lesion on her lip that looks quite crusty with fluid inside. She says it came up yes

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