Do laser treatments work AFTER the start of a cold sore?

Hola, When I was working on my Masters degree, I studied in a field called ‘biophotonics’. “bio-faux-what”, you ask? In a nutshell, I used expensive lasers and even more expensive microscopes to take pictures of and study mouse brains. Now, I’m not an expert on the physics/engineering side of lasers.

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Can you treat cold sores with acid?

Hiya, Read this somewhat disturbing reply to someone asking about the best cold sore treatments to use: “Some people do use hydrochloric acid and swear by it. I personally wouldn’t.” Yikes. Look, I understand the desperation you feel when you have a big, nasty cold sore and you’d try just

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