There are a variety of different tactics to rid yourself of the devious cold sore. Some work better then others, but sometimes you just have a frustrating cold sore that won’t let up. Those are the times that you begin to freak out and don’t know what to do about it.
If you do just need to wait out a cold sore, you’ll be happy to know that it won’t just be stuck to your face forever. When a cold sore develops, it will generally vanish after about 7-10 days if left entirely untreated. But luckily, there are several different cures for the cold sores.
Most of the time, when you have any treatment that you use on it, it won’t last long. Normally any treatment will cut that time in half! But regardless, even if you do nothing, that cold sore won’t plague you for more then 7-10 days.