How Get Rid of Cold Sores Quickly

How Get Rid of Cold Sores Quickly

Our Soothing Skin Ointment is formulated to heal, repair, and protect skin.  It aids in healing the skin, from minor scrapes and cuts to more painful rashes and burns.  Something you might not know, is that this multipurpose ointment is super effective to use on your pesky cold sores.  Cold Sores, a common type of herpes, can be recurring and difficult to treat without the use of prescriptions creams, but luckily the use of our ointment can help speed up your recovery time. 

In this blog post, you’ll learn how to manage and treat cold sores naturally with our incredibly effective Soothing Skin Ointment. 

How Do I Know If I Have a Cold Sore

Cold sores are likely to show up around your mouth and lips, however, you can also get them on your nose or cheeks. They usually pass through 3 stages:

  • Tingling and itching. Many people feel itching, burning or tingling around the lips for a day or so before a small, hard, painful spot appears, and blisters erupt.
  • Blisters. Small fluid-filled blisters typically erupt along the border of your lips. Sometimes they appear around the nose or cheeks or inside the mouth. 
  • Oozing and crusting. The small blisters may merge and then burst, leaving shallow open sores that ooze and crust over.

Signs and symptoms vary, depending on whether this is your first outbreak or a recurrence. The first time you have a cold sore, symptoms may not start for up to 20 days after you were first exposed to the virus. The sores can last several days, and the blisters can take two to three weeks to heal completely. Recurrences typically appear at the same spot each time and tend to be less severe than the first outbreak. (1)

How Do Cold Sores Spread

Cold sores are caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). This virus is extremely contagious and is spread through close contact like kissing or sharing utensils or towels.  After you’ve been infected with the virus it may lie dormant and cause another outbreak in the same place as before. 

What Triggers Cold Sores

Recurrence can be triggered by:

  • Viral infection
  • Fatigue or stress
  • Hormonal changes
  • Injury to the skin

Try Home Remedies

Unfortunately, there’s no cure for cold sores, and it can take between two to four weeks for a cold sore to heal on its own. But, there are things you can do to make them go away faster.  When used early, there are several remedies that can help ease the pain and reduce swelling — and may even shorten the duration of a cold sore:

  • Cold, damp washcloth
  • Ice or cold compress
  • Topical Ointments (Soothing Skin Ointment)
  • Pain relievers, such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen

Soothing Skin Ointment Benefits

The best way to heal a cold sore fast is by applying our Soothing Skin Ointment. 

It is a highly effective natural treatment for cold sores.   It’s formulated with all-natural antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory ingredients. Shea butter, hemp seed, rosehip seed, apricot kernel, aloe vera, rice bran, and beeswax work together to effectively treat wounds.

Due to these rich active plant ingredients and protective layer of natural beeswax, this multipurpose ointment, relieves itching, irritation, and pain.  Even more, it restores and replenishes the skin while it naturally promotes elasticity and firmness.

When used early and in plentiful amounts, Soothing Skin Ointment will promote faster healing

Applying Soothing Skin Ointment

Apply Soothing Skin Ointment generously to cold sores to reap its wound healing, antibacterial capabilities. Soothing Skin Ointment is also very moisturizing, which will help with dryness caused by cold sores.

Because it is made with safe and effective ingredients, it can be used as often as needed, until results are achieved.  PM application is highly recommended, right before your head hits the pillow. 

This product is also extremely effective in treating other conditions such as cracked chapped skin, minor cuts, scrapes, burns, chapped lips, rashes, insect bites, and so much more.  It’s safe for all skin types, conditions, ages, and gender.

Heal Your Cold Sores Naturally

Start treating your cold sores naturally and discover the healing powers of our all-natural Soothing Skin Ointment.

Heal – Repair – Protect, Naturally

Written By: Mary Ellen Wank, Wellness Advocate and Founder of LATIV, Natural Skin Revival DISCLAIMER

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