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Cold sores, pain in jaws, ear jammed, taking famciclovir, paracetamol, anthrax and acyclovir

I have been on treatment for cold sores with famciclovir (500mg thrice a day), paracetamol 1000mg four times a day, antrax, acyclovir ointment for last 4 days now and the overall problem has been around for 6 days. The spread has been contained I think, but I am still in bad pain...and my jaws and ear still feel jammed. I want to know how the pain in the jaw and ear are not going away ? How long till I get cured ? Any blood tests I should do ? Is there a better pain killer I should try ? Please help.
Asked On : Sun, 8 Apr 2012
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Hi i think u are suffering from post herpetic neuralgia which is the persistence of pain even after the infection is lasts for 3-6 weeks after the infection.
It can be cured by libotrip daily twice for one week and application of voveran thermogel over the effected areas can help.if not subsided add gabapentine 400 mg thrice daily for 10 to 15 days
Answered: Sat, 28 Dec 2013
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