Most of the people experience cold sore at the corner of the mouth or lips. It is the initial place where the herpes simplex virus will start to multiply. The scientific term to represent the cold sore in corner of mouth is ‘angular cheilitis’ or “angular herpes simplex”.
Body may weaken due to the deficiency of proteins and nutrients, and the body immune system may become weaker due to the cold sore. Consuming food is more difficult during cold sore stages, with curing of the cold sore at its initial stage will help reduce further suffer.
Cold Sore on Chin
Cold sore on chin is caused by the spreading of cold sores near the mouth. These viruses are easily spreadable when it’s not noticed and cured at its initial stage.
One may normally face the itching in the chins, but one should not touch the sore since it may spread once if you touch that. The area of the face that was affected by the cold sore looks in reddish colour.
Consult the doctor for prescribed medicines to cure your cold sores, including reduce the itching and burning sensation during the treatment and healing process.
Additionally, there are also over the counter solution and home remedies that can help to treat your cold sore naturally, including cold sore light treatment device.
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Applying milk on the cold sore on chin may help you to heal the sore without pain. Milk contains proteins such as immunoglobulin which is the great fighter against herpes simplex viruses. It also contains L-lysine that generates amino acids, a quick healer for cold sore. One can get all the benefits of proteins by consuming milk.
Take a cup of milk and keep it in room temperature. Soak the cotton in the milk and apply on the sore gently. Leave it for few minutes and later remove the milk using clean moistened towel.
Licorice root consists of a major ingredient known as ‘glycyrhizic acid’. It’s known for its inflammatory properties that stop the multiplication of viruses at the initial stage. It’s good to make a paste with the collection of glycyrhizic powder. Glycyrhizic tea is also a direct healer against cold sore.
Take licorice root and mix it with water or petroleum jelly and make it as a cream. Quantity of mixing varies from one another according to individuals need. Take a thin layer of cream with sponge and then apply it over the sore. It’s good to leave it more than 2 hours or eventually for whole night.
Hydrogen peroxide can be used for cold sore, with its distressing content is very less. It helps in fast healing and recovery of the wounds on the face. After cleansing the face most of the viruses will move away from the affected area.
Dip the cotton in hydrogen peroxide and apply on the affected area. Hold he cotton on the skin for few seconds so that the hydrogen peroxide enters directly into the skin. This direct entry of peroxide may heal the sores in quicker way.
4. Peppermint Oil
Peppermint oil will directly kill the virus immediately after applying on the infected part. Applying directly on the sore part is advisable since it cures the wound in quicker way. Ensure that the peppermint oil that you are going to use is of higher quality.
Initially clean the affected area before applying the oil. Cleaning the face helps to remove all the surface dust and germs. So that the oil may easily enter into the skin results in effective curing. Take the cotton and dip it in oil followed by water. The presence of water may dilute the oil that will results in less irritation of the skin.
Applying thin layer of toothpaste on cold sore overnight has been widely discussed, whereby toothpaste is believed to slow circulation around the sore, help numbing the sore and dry it out. Note: Avoid using toothpaste containing Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) that can trigger cold sores.
Gently clean the cold sore in corner of mouth before applying toothpaste. After cleaning the area, dab some toothpaste directly onto the cold sore. Avoid gels and instead use a white paste.
The aloe Vera cures the sore in its initial stages. It fights against all the bacteria and viruses. It’s one of the cheapest and effective ways of curing the sores.
The aloe Vera gel is available in all stores. Grasp a layer of gel in the cotton and apply it on the cold sore on chin and corner of mouth. It’s much good if you have fresh Aloe Vera plant. Just cut the ends of the aloe Vera leaves and apply the gel on the affected area. Fresh leaves is much effective than the stored gels.