Most cases of cold scores clear up on their own, but a person can manage the condition at home by using mouth rinse that contains baking powder, avoiding foods with acid and drinking plenty of fluids. Cold sores are a sk... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Cold sores form on lips because of an infection by the herpes simplex virus, which gets into the body through a cut or scratch in the mouth or nearby skin, WebMD states. Contact with a cold sore or with HSV-infected flui... More »

Common treatments for cold sores in the mouth include taking over-the-counter painkillers such as acetaminophen and ibuprofen to manage pain, rinsing with a mouth rinse containing baking soda and using products like Oraj... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Patients can reduce swelling using home treatments, including resting the affected area, applying ice, elevating it above the heart and drinking plenty of fluids, according to WebMD. It's also helpful to stop activities ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Some overnight remedies for cold sores include gently putting a wet piece of cloth on the sores, using mouth rinse with baking soda, using nonprescription ointments, taking ibuprofen and using a soft bristle toothbrush w... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cold & Flu

Some cases of earache respond to home remedies such as cold or warm compresses or heated olive oil drops, according to Healthline. The effectiveness of home remedies depends on the underlying cause of the condition. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

In many instances, it is possible to relieve sinus pressure using at-home remedies, such as humidifying the air and drinking plenty of fluids, according to WebMD. Sinus irrigation helps to flush the mucus and other debri... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cold & Flu