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    Condition: Recurrent Cold Sore
    11/25/2016 3:32:16 PM

    Reviewer: butterfly, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This stuff actually works. But you must put it on right away. It's like it shrinks the sore.

    Condition: Recurrent Cold Sore
    11/10/2016 8:17:21 PM

    Reviewer: blondie, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Been getting cold sores monthly so dr prescribed xerese and wow day three and cold sore almost gone without the embarrassing scab so thankful to find something that actually worked. Spent so much money over the years on cold sore creams and nothing work I will be using this from now on

    Condition: Recurrent Cold Sore
    1/21/2016 7:06:38 PM

    Reviewer: Bjean, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Had dreadful cold sores since I was a child & after years of suffering, I went to a dermatologist who suggested I try Valtrex. I took Valtrex alone for a few years which worked great. But I must have gotten immune because the cold sores returned a few months ago, just much smaller & not as bad. When I went to my dr & told her the Valtrex didn't work as well as it used to, she ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Recurrent Cold Sore
    12/8/2014 12:40:44 PM

    Reviewer: Marty, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    More effective than ABREVA and no after effects. Great!

    Condition: Recurrent Cold Sore
    11/18/2014 5:53:57 PM

    Reviewer: Sara, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I am very prone to cold sores and this medication is the only one that really works for me. Abreva I found didn't really do anything for me, perhaps even made it worse. I have tried home remedies too, and they don't seem to do much. Like the package says, apply 5x for 5 days and it really does make a difference even after 1 day.

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