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Cold sore creams and ointments can help protect the lips and reduce the discomfort of a cold sore outbreak. Herpecil-L is a common brand name. These medications usually contain sunscreen. Other ingredients may include lysine (an amino acid that may help reduce the length of cold sore outbreaks), vitamins, and a soothing balm as a base.

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Cold sore creams and ointments can be applied every hour, especially while outdoors. They can be found in most drugstores.

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Cold sore creams and ointments can help protect the lips and reduce the discomfort of a cold sore outbreak. Herpecil-L is a common brand name. These medications usually contain sunscreen. Other ingredients may include lysine (an amino acid that may help reduce the length of cold sore outbreaks), vitamins, and a soothing balm as a base.

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Cold sore creams and ointments reduce the discomfort of a cold sore outbreak by protecting the lips. (These medicines often contain soothing ingredients and sunscreen.)

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