Welcome back to my skinsatin blog, today I want to talk about a unisex problem. The cold sore is a problem that can affect everyone. It may be hereditary or someone around you may have affected you, it depends on the cold sore some are contagious others not . To get rid of a cold sore is often annoying and that leaves a spot( If you need to know how to get rid of spots on your skin click here) on the skin not very aesthetic.
Then a cold sore is very complicated to camouflage, whether with makeup or plaster. Our friends look at us as if we have leprosy or other infectious disease. Basically, we really have a hard time! OK, this is not very aesthetic and sometimes it can be very contagious but it is very well treated with fast and natural solutions. So let’s get rid of cold sore with my fast and natural solutions. Follow the guide!
Get rid of cold sore – What is it?
It could be a very contagious virus that stay alive in our body for life. Once the virus is introduced into our body, factors like stress, periods of fatigue or a chill can reactivate it. The virus will cross the nerve fiber up to the surface of the skin, and that’s when the cold sore will appear on the skin. It is a virus that can’t be got rid of, we must know how to treat it as soon as we feel the first symptom.
Get rid of cold sore – Natural solutions
It’s true that the virus is difficult to get rid of. But there still ways to get rid of cold sore at the first symptom to prevent it from disfiguring the skin. Let’s take care of us naturally!
GET RID OF COLD SORE WITH APPLE CIDER VINEGAR:
As soon as you feel the first tingling which accompanies the first cold sore pimples, plunge into your kitchen cabinet and grab apple cider vinegar. Take a cotton bowl, soak it with apple cider vinegar and apply on the affected area for a few seconds. You will have to repeat the same thing several times a day. In this way, apple cider vinegar will help you to get rid of cold sore by preventing it from appearing. If the pimples are already out, you can do exactly the same thing, it will sting and diminish its development.
AN ICE-CUBE TO GET RID OF COLD SORE:
It’s an easy method to use. As soon as you feel the first tingling, you will have to dip your hand in the freezer and take the ice cube that you have prepared in advance, put them in a very fine fabric, so as not to freeze your finger. Then apply it on the affected area. Leave for about 45 minutes, 2 or 3 times a day. I know it’s a bit long but I assure you it worth it. You will be able to get rid of the first symptom of the cold sore in 2 or 3 days.
GET RID OF COLD SORE WITH LEMON JUICE :
With its antiseptic properties lemon juice is one of the best antiseptic to destroy a cold sore. You will need to squeeze a lemon into a bowl, and dip a cotton swab. Then apply the cotton swab on the cold sore without rubbing, leave for a few minutes. Do it at least 4 times a day, this will help to dry the cold sore already out.
GET RID OF COLDE SORE WITH ONION:
Onion is a very effective remedy for getting rid of cold sore. Onion relieves pain, eliminates bacteria and your cold sore will be less itchy. It’s very simple, take an onion, cut it in half and press it on the cold sore, without pressing too hard. It should be done several times a day until the cold sore stop itching and start to disappear.
Get rid of cold sore – Medical solutions
If your cold sore appear too often, is very painful, doesn’t go away or gets worse, it’s better to consult a doctor. He will be better to take care of you than natural solutions. Natural solutions are very effective to get rid of cold sore, but in some cases medical solutions are more appropriate.
There are 3 main types of treatments for cold sore:
– There is the treatment for the first crisis, which is often the most violent crisis.
– There is the treatment of second crisis to treat and block the crisis when it starts
– There is the prevention treatment to prevent a new crisis.
Treatment of first crisis:
These are tablets prescribed by your doctor that you will have to take for 5 or 10 days.
Treatment of second crisis:
Its goal is to block the cold sore and reduce the pain. It’s a drug-based cream, which he will give you at the very beginning of the crisis from the first tingling to limit the appearance. It’s not ot effective on everyone but it can work very well.
If you have more than 6 recurrences in a year, the doctor can prescribe this kind of treatment. It will be necessary to take this treatment without stopping for a year. After that year the treatment will be stop to see if you get rid of cold sore or if it comes back.
Get rid of cold sore – Prevention
Preventing the cold sore will be complicated, because it’s a virus that we often caught in childhood but we can prevent recurrence. We should try to find what can trigger the cold sore, and if possible avoid this trigger.
Many people who have this virus are sensitive to the sun. Ultraviolet rays can trigger a cold sore. As we can’t avoid the sun forever, it would be nice to put on a very good sunscreen as much for your face skin as for your lips with a lip balm( learn how to lighten your lips). It must be done even in winter all year round the sun could be a problem. So to get rid of cold sore, it’s better to protect yourself.
According to the medical world, a fragile immune system can be a trigger for this virus. Then you have to eat well to strengthen the defenses of your body. You have to vary your food as much in protein as in fruits and vegetables.
Stress weakens the immune system, when we stress we get tired physically as well as mentally. At this time the cold sore can appear. Then to get rid of cold sore, remember to relax, get enough sleep and make sport to relieve mental tension.
If you had a cold sore, the virus can still be on your toothbrush. It’s very important to change toothbrush once you have got rid of your cold sore.
Get rid of cold sore – Conclusion
To get rid of cold sore can be very fast. The problem is that is a viral disease that can come back anytime for the reason I explained to you above. There is some person who managed to get rid of it definitely, that can happen to you. For example, I contracted my first cold sore as teenager and I managed to get rid of it for 24 years. Then during a heavy period of stress in my life, it reappeared. This to tell you that it is not always predictable but not impossible to get rid of it for a very long time. We must stay vigilant, as soon as you feel the first tingling, test one of my remedies and your life will be much easier.
Thank you for taking the time to read me, I hope my solutions could help you and don’t hesitate to leave a comment.
So have a good day or a good evening! Stay cool, sexy and see you soon!