The herpes virus can be in the human body and not cause much trouble for many years. But with a weakening of immunity, painful blisters appear on the lips. To get rid of them as soon as possible, you need to take comprehensive measures.
It is necessary
- - antiviral agents;
- - propolis;
- - fir oil;
- - Toothpaste;
- - cream with acyclovir;
- - amino acids.
Take an antiviral drug as soon as your lips feel uncomfortable. It is necessary to treat the herpes virus not only with external agents, but also from the inside, so you cannot do without drugs if you want to achieve remission of the disease.
Apply any ointment containing acyclovir to the affected area of the lips. You can buy it at pharmacies. Improvements will appear after a few hours - the burning sensation will become much less, and the redness will gradually begin to disappear. If you apply the ointment right away, the cold sore may not show up as blisters on the skin.
Lubricate the sore spot with fir oil. Carry out the processing 3 times a day. If you have propolis tincture, use it. Moisten a cotton swab and warm the cold on your lips.
For severe damage to the lips, toothpaste will help. Apply it in a thin layer to the affected area and do not rinse. After a few hours, the skin will begin to dry out. The procedure can be carried out before going to bed, and in the morning wash off the remnants of the mint paste.
Eat a diet when cold sores appear. Eat foods rich in amino acids. For example, eat apples, yoghurts, cheese, sour cream, or ice cream in unlimited quantities.
See an immunologist. With constant relapses of herpes, it is necessary to undergo treatment with immunomodulators or immunostimulants. But only a specialist can prescribe a certain drug. If you follow the general recommendations, herpes will rarely bother you.