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My name is Betty and I live in San Diego.

Once a month I have cold sore on my lips.

Sometimes it gets so bad that it covers my whole cheek.

I hate it. I tried so many cremes but nothing can stop it!!

As soon as I feel "the itch" I put something but one day later have it...

Thanks for listening...

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hey betty.. I just found your post..

I personally can't relate to what you're going thru, b/c I have genitial herpes.. and well my sores i can hide..

they can still get the best of me when they hit a panty line and it's miserable to walk..

but ..

I was wondering if you've tried different solutions? I take lysine and I'm a firm believer..

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Some suggestions...

Have you seen a doctor about this? A doctor can prescribe Valtrex or some other antiviral med for you and that could help.

Lysine often helps as does vitamin c, ginseng and other things that are known to help the immune system.

I have used Dynamaclear on my genital herpes with some success. It is a bit expensive but you only need on drop per outbreak/sore so it lasts a long time. Some people say it burns a lot although my experience has been that it burns for about a half a minute. It really helps my outbreaks heal faster and it seems to also help prevent them.

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Try a Lysine supplement for cold sores