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Posted by: Portia | 2010/09/26

sores on my lips

i have sores on my bottom lip. I suspect it''s cold sores but i don''t feel sick. i would like to know what causes them and what''s the fastest way to get rid of them?

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Portia

Cold sores or fever blisters are caused by the herpes simplex virus. You can apply Acyclovir cream (available over the counter). Cold sores typically takes two to three weeks to heal.

Refer to the following link for detailed information about fever blisters: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_sores

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Dr Anrich Burger

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Posted by: jeff | 2010/09/27

Can you say....HERPES???

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