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Herpes Labialis (Fever Blister) Summary

Description: Herpes simplex, caused by type 1 virus, primarily spread by oral secretions and usually occurring as a concomitant of fever. It may also develop in the absence of fever or prior illness. It commonly involves the facial region, especially the lips and the nares. (Dorland, 27th ed.)

Also Known As: Fever Blister; Cold Sores; Cold Sore; Blister, Fever; Blisters, Fever Show All >>

Networked: 289 relevant articles (44 outcomes, 70 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Herpes Labialis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Acyclovir (Aciclovir) : 18 outcomes 24 studies in 70 results : FDA 51 Generic
  2. valacyclovir (valaciclovir) : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 18 results : FDA 12 Generic
  3. famciclovir (Famvir) : 4 outcomes 6 studies in 11 results : FDA 5 Generic
  4. Antiviral Agents (Antivirals) : 4 outcomes 1 study in 14 results : IBA
  5. penciclovir (Denavir) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 13 results : FDA 1
  6. docosanol (IK.2) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 8 results : FDA 1
  7. Hydrocortisone (Cortisol) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 5 results : FDA 176 Generic
  8. Doxycycline (Vibramycin) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 2 results : FDA 23 Generic
  9. Polyethylene Glycols (Polyethylene Glycol) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 3 results : FDA 36 Generic
  10. imiquimod (Aldara) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 2 results : FDA 4 Generic
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Diseases Related to Herpes Labialis

  1. Herpes Labialis (Fever Blister)
  2. Infection
  3. Herpes Genitalis (Genital Herpes)
  4. Herpes Simplex
  5. Constipation
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Key Therapies for Herpes Labialis

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  1. Lasers (Laser) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 5 results
  2. Oral Administration : 1 outcome in 1 result
  3. Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) : 4 studies in 6 results
  4. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy) : 2 studies in 2 results
  5. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 1 study in 3 results
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