How long should acyclovir be taken for fever blisters?

Answer On One Hand: Usual DosingAccording to Medscape, dosing depends on the drug formulation. For topical treatment of fever blisters on the lips, a 5 percent acyclovir ointment is usually applied five t... Read More »

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Can fever cause fever blisters on the tongue?

I get them all the time on the tip of my tongue, and my doctor gave me a prescription for a cream to put on them when I first feel them coming, and it really works. :( SAdly, there's no cure. Yes,... Read More »

Do fever blisters hurt?

On One Hand: Fever Blisters Can be PainfulFever blisters, also called cold sores, can be painful. The first symptom is usually a tingling sensation, along with pain, in the lip, nose, chin or hand ... Read More »

What are treatments for fever blisters on the lips?

Fever blisters, also known as cold sores, on the lips are treated with over-the-counter cold sore treatments with active ingredients such as benzalkonium chloride, zinc, lysine, phenol or docosanol... Read More »

What are some home remidies for fever blisters?

Cold sores may last from 10-14 days. If the sores last longer than two weeks or occur frequently, it is advisable to see your doctor.Apply ice for five to ten minutes each hour at the start of the ... Read More »