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Am am 62 year old female. 15 days ago I got my first cold

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Hi am am 62 year old female. 15 days ago I got my first cold sore break out on all me inner lips. I never felt this bad and sick. I have one baby one left and my question is when will I be able to get fillers done above my lips. I was left with dents all around my upper lip
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Hello

Frankly, I would wait 3 to 6 weeks after these have completely cleared up.

Some doctors would say sooner is OK, but there is a wee, or two lag period where they can recur easily if you are stressed or stimulated.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
when the last one finally clears up then I will start to count. Would 3 weeks be enough my lips look horrible and what about botox on my crows feet? 2nd question if this should ever happen to me again would it be so severe ? If u like would you please read all my previous post please
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Yes

3 weeks I think you can do both.

I read all of your previous post.

However, I have no control over what is delivered to my end.

If it happens again, it can be less or more severe.

That is not predictable.

It can be suppressed with the medication, acyclovir.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Tried t bias I side effects
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Bad side effects
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Are there any bad side effect to the med u put on ur gum
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

Then I would go on an anti inflammatory diet.

This will boost the immune system.

It is essentially a modified mediterranean diet.

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