How to cure herpes on lips fast?

There are antiviral medications that can help cold sores heal faster, such as acyclovir, valacyclovir, famciclovir and penciclovir, cold and wet wipes, cold or cold packs, petroleum jelly, and pain relievers, such as ibuprofen and paracetamol. A 2001 study found that tea tree oil has some antiviral effects that could help combat the herpes simplex virus, while another 2003 laboratory study shows that peppermint oil is effective in combating both HSV-1 and herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV). Oral herpes is contagious, so anyone with the infection should take steps to prevent the virus from spreading to others. If you plan to lift weights, it's important that you have the right shoes to keep you safe and protected.

Although there is no cure for the virus that causes cold sores, there are steps you can take to prevent outbreaks.