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Acidophilus Stops Cold Sores in their Tracks

Let me state again, I am not a doctor or a health care professional and the following is just my personal experience.

MMS Pro's Entrin Acidophilus 90 caps
Every winter when the cold viruses start going around, I usually have at least one cold sore (also known as a fever blister) outbreak on my lips. The moment I feel that tingling sensation and the area around it get warm, I head for the refrigerator. We keep a bottle of
MMS Pro’s Entrin Acidophilus 90 caps
in the refrigerator year round.

At the first sign of an outbreak I take two acidophilus capsules with a large glass of water. I then take two every hour for the next few hours. If I catch the cold sore early enough, I can prevent it from erupting in to a full blown blister. Even if I don’t catch it early enough, I have been able to dramatically reduce the duration and size of a cold sore just by taking acidophilus repeatedly throughout the day.

Acidophilus is a good bacteria that helps restore balance in the intestinal tract and boosts the immune system. It is also helpful for preventing yeast infections and some gastrointestinal issues. Read more on acidophilus.

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3 Responses to Acidophilus Stops Cold Sores in their Tracks

  1. Cold sores and fever blisters are also known as Oral Herpes.

    If you are looking for something that’s been clinically proven to treat herpes you can also go for Valtrex, Acyclovir, and/or Famvir.

    People that don’t have insurance might want to stick with Acyclovir as it’s cheaper and much more affordable. The only drawback to it is that you have to take more during the day than you would if you were taking Valtrex and/or Famvir.

    I’ve never heard of Entrin before so that’s a new one. I’m guessing that you can purchase it over the counter then?

  2. JSmall says:

    I have tried this before I seen this website and it works! This is better than putting a prescription drug in your body. I keep Carmex on my lips, and I put more Carmex on the site of the cold sore. This is how I take it…

    Day 1: Take 4 Acidophilus pills, 2 in the morning and 2 before bedtime and take 2 Benadryl to dry it up. Keep lips lubricated with Carmex. Put more Carmex on the site of the sore.

    Day 2: Repeat step 1, but no more Benadryl

    Day 3: Take 2 Acidophilus a day until its gone ( I take it before bedtime). Keep lips covered in Carmex.

    Throw away: lip gloss, lipsticks, Carmex & toothbrush.

  3. monica says:

    I can vouch that acidophilus from vitamin aisle works. As soon as any sign of it appears either in form or tingles or itchiness on my lips, a pill a day for the next 3-4 days eliminates an outbreak completely – not even a little bubble will appear. Ever since the pharmacist suggested this to me, I have been cold sore-free for the past 6 years. Prior to that, I’ve had one to two outbreaks every fall/winter (from Oct. to Feb.) The pills are cheap and effective, without the need for prescription and completely beats Abreva (which doesn’t even work for me! and it’s super expensive).

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