Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores) Mega Study
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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores)
Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores)

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Effects

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Herpes Simplex
Cold Sores
Cold Sore

Causes of Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores)

User reported causes of Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores) based on their intuition.

Cause Agree
Stress 82%
Lack of Sleep 62%
Suppressed Immune System 56%
Sun Exposure 49%
Cold Weather 39%
Kissing 37%
Dehydration 35%
Unprotected Sex 29%
Unprotected Oral Sex 29%
Caffeine 26%
Fever 25%
Hereditary 22%
Contaminated Drinking Cup 16%
Change in Barometric Pressure 7%
Nausea 2%

Treatments

User-reported effectiveness in treating Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores)

Treatment Major Improvement Moderate Improvement Much Worse No Effect Worse Responses
Rest 10% 31% 2% 50% 6% 48
Vitamin C 0% 33% 10% 52% 5% 21
Tea Tree Oil 20% 10% 10% 60% 0% 10
Acyclovir (Zovirax Lip Cream) 30% 50% 0% 20% 0% 10
Antiviral Medication 28% 36% 5% 28% 3% 64
Abreva 25% 42% 6% 22% 6% 36
L Lysine 10% 39% 0% 52% 0% 31
Reduce Argnine Consumption 0% 80% 0% 20% 0% 5
Brodroxil 500mg 50% 0% 0% 50% 0% 2
Apply Ice 15% 30% 0% 40% 15% 20
Polysporin (Clear Healing Patch) 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 2
Hyland's Cold Sore & Fever Blister Remedy 30C 50% 0% 0% 0% 50% 2
Licorice Root Tincture 0% 33% 0% 67% 0% 3
Keep Infected Area Clean and Dry 1% 34% 0% 62% 3% 73
Caffeine Compress (Espresso) 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 1
Lip Balm 7% 37% 7% 43% 7% 30
Coldsore Cream 0% 33% 0% 42% 25% 12
Loose Clothing 0% 20% 0% 73% 7% 30
Warm Showers 0% 10% 3% 83% 5% 40
Blistex 0% 25% 13% 54% 8% 24
Carmex 6% 10% 16% 52% 16% 31

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores) Info

Property Value
Variable Name Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores)
Aggregation Method MEAN
Analysis Performed At 2020-03-02
Duration of Action 24 hours
Maximum Allowed Value 5 out of 5
Minimum Allowed Value 1 out of 5
Number of Aggregate Predictors 0
Number of Aggregate Outcomes 0
Number of Measurements 0
Number of Measurements (including those generated by tagged, joined, or child variables) 0
Public true
Onset Delay 0 seconds
Unit 1 to 5 Rating
User Variables 0
Variable Category Symptoms
Variable ID 86843