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Cold sore removed with Nail Polish Remover

The fastest, most effective way to get rid of a cold sore that I have found is constant application of acetone based nail polish remover. Apply hourly with a Q-tip and then cover with Abbreva.

Take care not to get the cold sore wet and immediately upon exiting the shower dry it with the nail polish remover and the Abbreva. This should dry it out within 24 hours.


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IT REALLY WORKS !!! 6/2010 Comments By: Tanya B on 2010-06-20
I had two cold sores a huge one on my nose and another on my lip. My doctor gave me acyclovir 400 mg. That helped with the other symptoms, but the nasty beast was still there. I read your site and decided to try acetone nail polish remover last night. Woke up this morning and to my complete amazement, already both are dried up. They look 100 % better. Thanks
 
clear nail polish! Comments By: Anna pelty on 2010-06-24
omg i had such a bad cold sores they were really little and swollen up.but then my doctor told me to either use abbreva,that stuff is exspensive.so i just used clear nailpolish.it really works!! i applied on to the cold sore and 2 days later was gone.as it soaks into the skin it kills the bacteria in the sore so nailpolish dryes it up and kaboom!! 2 DAYS LATER GONE!!
 
Got a date tomorrow! Comments By: KRISTIAN on 2010-06-24
OMG! I GOT A DATE TOMORROW WITH MY BOYFRIEND THAT I HAVE BEEN DATING FOR OVER A MONTH NOW. HE'S GETTING BACK FROM HIS R.O.T.C TRAINING THAT HE LEFT FOR ON MONDAY. TOMORROW IS FRIDAY AND I'VE HAD THIS COLDSORE ON MY LIP FOR THE WHOLE WEEK! IT HURTS ICE DOESN'T HELP ITS BROWN AND GROSS AND I'M PRAYING TO GOD THIS NAIL POLISH REMOVER WORKS OR ELSE I'M REALLY GOING TO HAVE TO BOWL TOMORROW.:( I GET COLDSORES AT LEAST 3 TIMES A YEAR AND THEY'RE A PAIN AND EVERYTIME I HAVE SOMETHING COME UP THEY POP UP- PICTURES DATES MEETING REALLY CUTE BOYS THEY ARE EMBARRASSING! HOPE THIS WORKS!
 
An Honest Opinion Comments By: Workaholic on 2010-06-25
I have the beginnings of a cold sore. I woke up with a small bump and knew exactly what it was. I have already applied abreva to the sore. I am now going to try this Nail Polish Remover tip. Hopefully this works, I have a date tonight and would hate to cancel...
 
Me again~ Comments By: Natalia on 2010-07-08
Yeah, it didn't work for me.
It just made it redder and scabby :(

 
I don't know... Comments By: Natalia on 2010-07-06
Okay, so I'm thirteen years old, and I was desperate to get rid of this. The cold sore developed throughout yesterday, and I realized it was a cold sore late at night. My mom gave me some neosporin which only seemed to calm the itch a little, but nothing worked. I just tried the whole nail polish remover thing, and I'm crossing my fingers that it works. Thankyou for the encouraging comments, guys. Let's hope it works! (:
 
I'm doing this now Comments By: ABCDEFGH on 2010-07-08
I'm trying this now and its only just started coming up. it's a little lump. and it hurts a little bit. not much. looks better already (:
 
I hate these friggin things! Comments By: Alex on 2010-07-20
I have been fortunate enough as well to be infected with this disgusting virus...I've been getting them for years and I usually have around two breakouts a year...two days ago I felt the infamous tingle...I prayed to God to not let it pop up!! ...I popped the tiny blisters on my lip that night, dipped my finger in nail polish remover and it didn't even swell up! (well barely, it wasn't even noticable to my boyfriend!!) I melted two ice cubes on it also (definitely makes swelling go away for those who don't know)...now I'm in the scab stage, but you can't even see the scab! It should be completely gone very soon. Prayers and nail polish remover do work!!!
 
PRAYING IT WORKS Comments By: WANDA on 2010-07-21
JULY/2010
I'M LEAVIN TO GO OUT THGE COUNTRY IN 1 DAY, I'VE IN THE PAST TRIED EVERYTHING, EVEN BLEACH, SO I'M TRYING ACETONE, AND PRAYERFULLY IT WORKS, I'LL REPORT BACK.

 
:) Comments By: abb on 2010-08-03
stopped hurting; stings so bad when you put it on though :| hopefully will work soon though :)
 



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