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Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli
Dear Doctor, I would like to ask a question: Normally, how many days does it take to recover from cold sores? I have 2 patches of cold sores next to my mouth. Thank you doctor.
Hello and good evening. Thank you for your questions.
For your information, cold sores usually takes up to 10 days to heal and might feel itchy and painful during the healing process. Also, cold sores are highly contagious that might spread within its nearest margins. There are a few ways u can do to reduce the pain or speed up the healing process which are:
If all measure fails, you may proceed to meet your nearest doctor to undergo further investigation as for receiving the best treatment for your sores.
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