Dating someone with cold sores
That being said, improvement is often still possible when treatment is started after vesicles (the cold sores) develop.
Zovirax (Acyclovir 5 percent cream) is also FDA-approved for the treatment of recurrent cold sores.
Remember when you were 3 years old and in day care and the little girl rubbed her lip and then touched a doll.
My dad undoubtedly has it, after 40 years of marriage, and I don't think he's ever had a sore. If they get them often, they will recognize when they are about to get one. For most people, the virus is just dormant.*nods* I'm sure I have it (HSV-1). First date was perfect, enjoyed time with him and ended up making out. When I meet up with him I notice he has a cold sore on his upper lip that definitely wasn't there yesterday.
Denavir (Penciclovir 1 percent cream) is FDA-approved for recurrent cold sores.
Starting treatment within one hour of an outbreak can reduce the time to healing by two days as well as reduce symptoms.
If started at the first sign of symptoms, taking Valtrex twice a day for one day can shorten the duration of herpes infection.
I asked him about it an he said he gets them sporadically maybe 2-3 times a year since he was a child. Would you stop dating someone because of cold sores?