Thanks for the valuable info you had given.I've taken a close look at your question & the reply and come up with the following answer:
Yes,the symptoms you have described can be due to oral herpes/cold sores.Cold sores generally clear up without treatment in seven to 10 days.Herpes is most easily
spread when a sore is present, but, it is also often spread at other times too.
Another less likely cause of your symptom can be fungal or bacterial infection.
Abreva contains docosanol.It is very effective and works by blocking the virus that causes cold sores from entering the skin.it is approved by the FDA to shorten healing time and duration of herpes symptoms.As you have applied abreva,it may have become milder or less severe.
Although these over the counter medications will help you greatly but for complete treatment but you need prescription medications,for which you have to consult your doctor.
As there is great possibility that this can be due to oral herpes,I advice you to consult your doctor for the examination & oral anti viral medication may be prescribed accordingly.
Hope this helped
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