I Have a Cold Sore

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    Cold Sore

    I have a cold sore on my bottom lip.  It is itchy.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Jun 19, 2011

    I have a cold sore on my lip.

    how can I get rid of it? I am going to see a doctor tomorrow. I think the doctor will say "you should use antiviral balm".
    jasmineDE jasmineDE
    22-25, F
    Feb 21, 2016

    Small, Slimy and Oozing Pus

    Sorry about the title but these things are foul, are they not?  I am trying Aciclovar cream covered with a Compeed patch.  I have cancelled a hot date tonight and re-scheduled for Friday and now I am hoping it will go by then.  I think it is long enough but I don't...
    CrystalCat CrystalCat
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Feb 25, 2008

    Day #2

    This is day 2 of my cold sore and I think it's looking pretty good. I've been putting alcohol on a cotton ball and holding it against the cold sore periodically throught the day. After soaking with alcohol, I usually follow up with HL lip balm/chap stick. I haven't really tried...
    AdorableCaterpillar AdorableCaterpillar
    18-21, F
    May 31, 2012

    On the Inside of My Lip....

    Usually when most people get a cold sore, they get them right near the side of you lip, or something like that, I mean that is how I usually get them, but this time I have one on the inside of my lip, and it hurts like hell!
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 30, 2009

    I have been blessed with a cold sore yesterday.

    I have gotten them all my life about 5-6 times a year and I have gotten older it's about 3 times a year. But I could tell you that it feels about 12 times a year because of the process and hassle of having one. It's weird because it know people get them but I never ever see...
    Rose726 Rose726
    31-35, F
    Jan 21, 2014

    I stayed in the sun for hours.

    I woke up the next day and have literally 6. I feel so ugly, and I'm sixteen and have to go to school again tomorrow. It really sucks because I lose all my confidence, and I find it really hard to talk to people with them staring at the 6 lumps that now cover my mouth. I feel...
    maddyh129 maddyh129
    22-25, F
    Apr 21, 2014

    About Those Cold Sores

    Or as I call them, "fever blisters" I have had them my whole life, they are horrible, horrible, horrible, the pain, tingling, mine always turn into a little "colony" of blisters, never just one. Takes 2 weeks to completely go away, and still leaves a red mark for another month...
    sweetandtwisted sweetandtwisted
    Jul 3, 2011

    Sure Fire Way to Kill the Devils Spawn In 3 Days!

    I have been getting coldsores for 13 years now . I got them from a stupid ex-boyfriend . I have suffered aimlessly for 13 years until now - I decided to take action - with a vengeance! I will skip all my heartbreak and depression that I have experienced as a result of these...
    Scarletrose44 Scarletrose44
    26-30, F
    11 Responses Oct 1, 2009

    Stress, Illness In the Blood...

    I hate the damn things. They make me feel like ****. My mum had a heap for the whole 5 and a half months I was incubating in her womb. I can't blame her. I should get to bed now. *sigh*
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Feb 12, 2009

    The Only Thing That Has Ever Worked Ever!!!!

    I use rubbing alcohol, it hurts like hell but I have had cold sores my entire life and this is the only topical remedy that has ever worked for me, ever! I had previously used Abrevia and that had worked better then anything else I had tried up until the rubbing alcohol, but they...
    ReAnnastar85 ReAnnastar85
    26-30, F
    Apr 19, 2012

    Bandsman's Curse

    I have suffered from cold sores all my life (my grandma had them so i recon she kissed them on to me) Ok so its a pain and a hassle.. But my main concern is that i play brass instrument in a brass band (soprano cornet) so as you can imagine.. a cold sore is something that I find...
    pippystardust pippystardust
    Sep 24, 2012
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