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ZealousidealAide7

Everytime I have a really bad outbreak on my lips, it leaves behind red skin / scaring that can last 12 months or longer. I am in the middle of another bad outbreak right now. I am using valtrex and abreva.

Is there anything I can do this time to make sure I do not leave behind red skin / scaring that lasts a year?

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On 4/15/2021 at 7:28 AM, ZealousidealAide7 said:

Everytime I have a really bad outbreak on my lips, it leaves behind red skin / scaring that can last 12 months or longer. I am in the middle of another bad outbreak right now. I am using valtrex and abreva.

Is there anything I can do this time to make sure I do not leave behind red skin / scaring that lasts a year?

Im trying to figure out the same thing too. I get the redness for about a month or two. I wonder if the area that is red is contagious. 

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