This Doctor Discussion Guide will help you talk to your doctor about how to treat active cold sores and prevent recurrent cold sores. Just fill in the blanks, and then use the buttons at the bottom of the screen to print your results. Or you can show your results on your mobile device during your visit to the doctor's office.
Please note that the following contains information on prescription treatment options for cold sore treatment only. There are over-the-counter products available, please speak to your doctor or pharmacist before starting any treatment on your own.