As you know, having a cold sore is an embarrassing thing. Not only it looks horrible and there is a lot of shame that when people look on you, but you also can’t go out with your girlfriend (or boyfriend) because cold sores can be easily spread to others…
Before I tell you how to get rid of cold sores you should know what causes it. Cold sores are recurrent blistering spots that appear around the mouth and nose but most commonly appear on your lips. Sometimes they even appear inside the mouth and it can be very problematic, interfering with talking and eating.
Cold sores may occur during feverish illnesses such as colds, coughs, and ‘flu. They may indicate a deficiency in calcium but usually they are caused by the herpes simplex virus which is also known as HSV. Cold sores may begin with an initial tingling, burning, or numb sensation, followed by clusters of small, painful, fluid-filled blisters around the lips and surrounding skin. Then the cold sore appears.
Cold sores are best treated as early as possible. Believe it or not, there is a lot of talk about gelatin free yoghurt being one of the best home remedies. Many people also advice to use Vaseline to cut down on the cracking and the painful dryness that comes along with having a cold sore. Lemon balm is also very efficient as it can dramatically speed up the healing time.
However these methods won’t heal your cold sore overnight. If you don’t want to wait more than 10 days until it clear up, if you want to get rid of your cold sores naturally and as fast as possible, you should take a look at this proven guide which exposes the best cold sores treatment methods and secrets.