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I have had a cold sore before and I feel one forming on the middle of my upper lip. My lips are completely dry no matter how much carmex I use. There is also a lot of tightness in the center of my upper lip. I notice this since last Thursday (1 week ago) and have been taking 2000mg of Lysine a day! I am wondering if the Lysine will help kill it???I still have swelling on my upper lip and it looks like the blister is trying to form, but is not. Is there a way I can stop it from coming out????? Or will it run its course. My bottom lip is really dry too. Even though I keep on moisturizing it with Carmex! I have Releev and Campho-phenique. I also have been using Neosporin LT lip balm. I started icing it today! I have a date this weekend and I really want to get rid of it. I have 5-6 days! Please let me know what I can do! Can I stop it and reverse it???? Thanks in advance!:(:(:(:(

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Try a Lysine supplement for cold sores

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    • Quest
      When I broke out/ shed it usually was on my backside left side, my  upper crack or back right below the belt! Doggy style is my absolute favorite position which makes him very vulnerable! I think there definitely is an advantage to wearing some sexy clothes or latex! Or even the liquid gloves. I think the biggest problem is that people shave now and they nick and cut themselves! That leads them open for infection on any part of the boxer area!  
    • WilsoInAus
      I’d build on this to say that the volume of virus is critical. It has been observed that shedding instances where there are 10^7 virions are required for a pragmatic chance to actually get through the skin and it’s natural defences. Most shedding instances are well below this threshold. I’d also suggest that for many asymptomatic transmissions, most of the virus comes to the surface during the sexual act itself. So little point testing beforehand.
    • floydmonk
      Thank you for sharing that. Very resourceful.
    • Cas9
      I wasn't following the conversation closely, but yes, all that matters in terms of being contagious is if the virus makes it to the skin.
    • yadayadayadayada
      @Cas9 isn't that a "technicality"? From the sound of it this means that on a cellular level there is a daily battle but at the end of the day the virus can't transmit until it is present on the skin... right? I mean the question will still be: how many days is the virus present and transmittable. The mechanism (the technicality) is important but also not important... but I could be wrong, just trying to interpret. 

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