How to Get Rid of a Cold Sore

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Cold sores are painful and can be embarrassing. Once you have one, the only thing on your mind is getting rid of it as soon as possible. You want to know, what is the best cold sore treatment?

In this article, we’ll explain some effective cold sore remedies so you can get rid of a cold sore on your lip or in your mouth.

Cold Sore Treatment

Cold sores are caused by the Herpes Simplex I virus. Because they are caused by a virus, there is no cure for cold sores. While many of us associate herpes with the genitals, herpes on lip tissue can get there from kissing or through oral sex. Once the virus is there, it can cause a cold sore on a lip or in the mouth.

There are treatments that you can get from your doctor and over-the-counter medications, as well as home remedies for cold sores that can alleviate symptoms.

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