A cold on the lips is an ailment directly related to the herpes virus. A large number of people are carriers of this virus, which is dormant, and with a decrease in immunity, hypothermia and other unfavorable factors, it comes out in the form of painful blisters. Treatment of herpes should be prescribed by a doctor, and you can get rid of the sore on the lip on your own using proven means.
- - Herpes ointment ("Zovirax", "Acyclovir" or "Gerpferon");
- - garlic;
- - natural yogurt;
- - instant coffee;
- - Wheat flour;
- - honey;
- - sea buckthorn oil, tea tree oil or fir oil;
- - soda;
- - Apple vinegar.
It is believed that it is impossible to get rid of herpes forever, you can only fight its manifestation. As soon as you feel a tooth and a sore lip, immediately use a special ointment that can be purchased at the pharmacy. The most common herpes ointments are Zovirax, Acyclovir and Gerpferon. They relieve pain and itching, promote rapid healing of a sore on the lip. Use one of the listed products according to the attached instructions.
You can use folk remedies to combat colds on the lips. Take a couple of cloves of garlic, peel and grate on a fine grater, add two tablespoons of natural yogurt without additives in the form of berries or fruits, one teaspoon each of instant coffee, wheat flour and natural honey. Mix these components thoroughly, apply a small amount of the resulting product to the place where a cold occurs on the lip. When the ointment dries, you can apply a fresh one. Continue treatment until the herpes dries up.
For the treatment of colds on the lips, it is recommended to lubricate the affected areas daily (preferably every two hours) with sea buckthorn oil, tea tree oil, essential fir oil or bitter almond oil. All of these products can be bought at the pharmacy. When applied, you may feel itching or burning.
Pour half a glass of water into a ladle, put on fire. When the water boils, add a tablespoon of baking soda to it, remove from heat and stir. Then dip a teaspoon into the solution and heat, apply to a cold. This process is very painful, you will have to endure. After two to three hours, repeat this procedure again. You can instead moisten a cotton swab in a soda solution, apply it to a cold on your lip, leave it to cool completely (or simply sprinkle the affected areas of your lips with baking soda).
Garlic is considered an excellent folk remedy for herpes on the lips. If you have a cold on your lip, lubricate it with freshly squeezed garlic juice several times a day, or cut a clove of garlic and rub the herpes bubbles with the juicy side (do not reuse). After that, brush the sores with honey mixed in equal proportions with apple cider vinegar.