What antibiotics work on cold sores?

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None. Antibiotics are poisons for killing bacteria, they do not work on a virus, which is the causative organism in cold sores (Herpes Simplex Virus). There are anti-viral medications that can be prescribed to help lessen the cold sore symptoms and duration, however, which are: valcyclovir, acyclovir, and famcyclovir
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Can an antibiotic treat a cold sore?

No, since antibiotics are for treating bacterial infections and cold sores are caused by viruses. There are antiviral medications that treat cold sores: acyclovir, valcyclovir

What antibiotic do you use for cold sore?

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Does poping cold sore work?

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Does desonide works for cold sores?

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Should you have dental work done when you have a cold or sore throat?

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Will sudocrem work on cold sores?

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