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Date:10/12/2011

out, and holding a tea bag or ice on it to speed up healing," said Dr. Pam Marquess, a pharmacist and CEO of East Marietta Drugs, an independent chain of pharmacies based in metro Atlanta. "The fact is home remedies have not been clinically proven to heal cold sores or lessen healing time. Although those home remedies may make it temporarily feel better, using them can possibly make the cold sore worse. I get cold sores, and what I personally use and recommend to my patients is Abreva, the only over the counter cold sore medicine that is FDA approved to shorten healing time. It speeds healing like a prescription but without one."

According to published scientific journal reports, Abreva works at the cellular level to block the virus from entering healthy skin cells. Abreva contains 10 percent docosanol, a patented active ingredient that works in a unique way deep in your skin to block the cold sore virus from entering uninfected skin cells.

Tips on how to lessen your risk of a cold sore outbreak:

  1. Don't share personal items or kiss for the entire cold sore life cycle.
  2. Get plenty of rest. A worn-down body is more likely to get sick and finds it harder to keep the virus inactive.
  3. Use sunscreen to avoid over exposure to the sun, even in the winter
  4. Talk to your pharmacist to get more information about the best cold sore treatments.
  5. Go to Abreva.com for more information on triggers and treatment.
  6. If you are one of the 20 to 40 percent of people who have the virus and actually experience an outbreak, have your solution handy and start your treatment at the first tingle.

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