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You Will Need
- A washcloth
- Antibacterial soap
- Petroleum jelly
- A toothbrush
- A cotton swab (optional)
Avoid touching, picking, or scratching a cold sore. This will facilitate healing and reduce spreading of the virus.
Use over-the-counter ointments when burning, itching, and tingling of the skin begins.
Clean infected area
Clean the infected area with a warm washcloth and antibacterial soap.
Apply petroleum jelly
Apply petroleum jelly directly to the cold sore. This will seal in the virus, reduce irritation, and prevent further infection.
Replace your toothbrush and toothpaste to avoid recurrence.