7 Ways to Get Rid of Cold Sores


Prevent Spreading

­Keep it to yourself. Cold sores are extremely contagious. Avoid kissing and sharing cups, towels, or other such items. Wash your hands frequently, especially after touching cold sores. And take care not to touch your eyes or genitals immediately after touching cold sores.

For more information and ways to treat cold sores, see 16 Home Remedies for Cold Sores.