Scientists counted that every 5th Russian suffers from cold sores from 2 to 5 times a year. It appears as a liquid-filled blisters around lips, nose and oral cavity. Though it is not a complicated disease, it causes discomfort from the pain and itching and looks extremely unattractive.
Causes of a cold sore developing
Most often the cold sores appearance is caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), which is carried by 95% of people. Commonly herpes virus is not active, but under the influence of numerous factors it can turn to the active phase. The main reason of this transformation is an immunity decreasing, which can be provoked by cod-related diseases, influenza virus, stress, excessive sun exposure, gastroenteric tract disorders, unbalanced diet, bad habits, lack of vitamins, intoxication etc.
Medications for cold sores treatment
The most effective cold sores treatment is ointment and cream use, in complicated cases the treatment can be extended with the pills. Their action is directed to the reducing of pain and discomfort, inhibition of virus reproduction, producing of natural interferon for the virus resisting.
The commonly used mediations for the cold sore treatment are Aciclovir, Docosanol, Herpevir, Zovirax, Penciclovir etc.
For the faster positive dynamic in cold sores treatment may be also used some drying, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory agents like zinc or streptocid ointment, extracts of Aloe, propolis, calendula, chamomile, dexpanthenol, tea tree oil etc.
Cold sore treatment creams by Repharm
What are the alternatives to cold sore medications?
Very effective for treating and preventing cold sore are antivirus gels and chapsticks, which are similar to creams and ointments by their curative effect and have better usability. The chapstick can be applied on lips every moment without mirror and any facilities.
One of very effective products for treating and preventing virus diseases is a chapstick Repharm Triple Protection.
- Its composition includes such antiviral and disinfectant ingredients as foscarnet and tea tree oil;
- Anti-inflammatory and healing effects are provided by calendula, Aloe Vera and Chamomile extracts;
- Vitamins F, A, E nourish lips;
- Sodium Hyaluronate gives a powerful regenerative effect.
Repharm Triple Protection chapstick can be applied without any limits for virus prophylactics. The active balsam composition nourishes lips, protect them from chapping, holds liquid balance and prevent aging due to the Sodium Hyaluronate.