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Condition: Cold Sore
10/22/2008 11:30:33 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been useing this for 3 days and i don't see a difference. I started using it not long after i felt the tingle in my lip. I don't think it works any better than other otc treatments. I personally liked the results with the Campho-Phenique which at least seems to dry it up quicker.

Condition: Cold Sore
7/31/2008 2:08:38 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have only used Abreva for two days. (I tried another less expensive product first with no improvement.) I applied the ointment several times a day, admittedly more than the stated '5 times'. Earlier today I noticed my face was itching (as if I has somehow gotten fiberglass insulation particles on my skin). Tonight my face itches so bad I can't sleep! I looked up side effects to th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cold Sore
6/5/2008 9:16:40 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Abreva protects "healthy" cells from becoming infected so the sooner you apply this the less severe your sore should be. I always have some on hand and start applying when i feel a tingle.

Condition: Cold Sore
5/9/2008 3:13:08 AM

Reviewer: oenomel2003, 19-24 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've suffered with cold sores for a long time and have been using this product for about two years now. My cold sores used to last almost two weeks and the were big and painful. Now I use this product whenever I feel the burning in my lips the day before and apply it 5 times a day and they go away in 5 to 7 days. It just is a little to pricey.

Condition: Cold Sore
5/1/2008 4:24:35 PM

Reviewer: Rae, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
By the time I started using Abreva my cold-sore was already a week old, huge and painful. I started Abreva on a Saturday and by Thursday most of the cold-sore was gone. Considering what it looked like and the size, I was pretty suprised and happy with the results at that point.

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