health treatments


Question by  lgiletti (45)

Is vinegar a good cold sore treatment?

I know vinegar cures a lot of other things.


Answer by  bubbyboy (9929)

Vinegar will dry a cold sore but it really makes it burn. Another treatment that isn't too bad is to lay a wet asprin on a cold sore.


Answer by  MedStudent01 (1131)

Not really, cold sores are due to viruses and the only thing that helps other than antivirals is time. If anything it may just make it hurt more.


Answer by  sailoryue (853)

it would be best to use apple cider vinegar for the cold sores. its a pretty decent home remedy for this ailment.


Answer by  catysuzgirl2000 (578)

Apple cider vinegar is a popular home remedy for cold sores. Using it to soothe any sign of a cold sore, it prevents the cold sore from occurring. Vinegar is a natural antibiotic germ fighter rich in enzymes and potassium. It fights bacteria and soothes skin conditions such as sun burn too.

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