The Compeed Total Care Invisible Cold Sore Patch is the first clinically proven healing patch which is effective from the moment of application. It is applied with a no-touch design, butterfly applicator which reduces the risk of cross contamination associated with touching the sore.
Compeed Total Care Invisible Cold Sore Patch is a new invisible patch method to treat cold sores discreetly, clinically proven to address the complete cold sore cycle, from tingling to healing. Its an ultra-thin, transparent patch that protects and prevents touching of the area, thereby reducing the possibility of contamination. Hydrocolloid-075 promotes the perfect healing environment, preventing scab formation for noticeably faster healing. It instantly soothes itching and burning, and once applied, the patch covers and seals the cold sore, and provides healing benefits at each stage of the cold sore outbreak. It is the first cold sore treatment that provides these 7 benefits in 1: Compeed FAQ's How fast does the patch work? The patch begins to work as soon as it is applied and is clinically proven to heal fast! Additionally, a comparative, multi centre clinical study provided evidence that the speed of healing of the Compeed Invisible Cold Sore Patch is comparable to a cream containing acyclovir 5% cream. Does the patch contain an active ingredient? No. The patch is not fighting the replication of the virus, but treating the outbreak . Fighting the replication of the virus is only part of the problem when you get a cold sore. The virus can never actually be eliminated. In order to treat the outbreak, Compeed Invisible Cold Sore Patch uses Hydrocolloid-075 particles. Hydrocolloid-075 is used in some of the most cutting-edge patent pending wound care technologies, it is the vital element in the design of the ultra-thin, flexible and discreet wound treatment. The patch also offers a number of additional benefits that creams cannot deliver. Can make-up, lipstick or sunscreen be applied over the patch? Yes, make-up, lipstick or sunscreen can be applied over the patch. Note that cream or lipstick should not be applied under the patch as this can reduce its adhesive ability. Does this product need to be applied around the clock or only during waking hours? For best results we recommend wearing the patch 24 hours a day. Are cold sores contagious? Yes. During an outbreak, the HSV-1 is present, and can be easily transferred from one person to another, for example through kissing or sharing a drink. Compeed Invisible Cold Sore Patch seals the cold sore, helping to prevent the virus spreading to others. And because sufferers are unable to touch the affected area, the risk of contamination from the wound is also reduced.
Compeed Total Care Invisible Cold Sore Patch: You can use the cold sore patch at any stage of an outbreak. However, it is best to apply at the first sign of an an outbreak - usually a tingling or itching sensation. Wash your hands before and after applying the COMPEED® cold sore treatment patch. Compeed cold sore patches should be used 24 hours a day until the sore is healed. A patch will naturally detach after approximately 8 hours and should then be replaced with a new one. Dont remove the patch because you want the sore to breathe. This is actually counter-productive and can lengthen the healing process. Keeping the patch on is clinically proven to ensure the optimal healing environment is maintained. How to apply 1. Wash your hands. Ensure your skin is clean and dry. Do not use in combination with cream, as the patch may no longer stick to the wound and thus will not provide full treatment benefits. 2. Remove the arrowed applicator from the wrapper and hold one end in each hand. 3. Gently pull one end away in the direction of the arrows, exposing half of the patch. Take care not to touch the adhesive side of the patch 4. Gently press the half-exposed part of the patch onto the cold sore and hold in place. 5. Hold top side of applicator and slowly peel away downwards, ensuring the patch remains in place and is smoothed to the lip. How to remove If the patch stays on, there is no need to remove it and change it. If the patch does start to detach from the skin it should be removed and replaced with a new one. 1. To remove the patch, loosen it at the edge. 2. Use both hands to hold loosened edge of patch. 3. Stretch the patch sideways, pulling hands apart as it is peeled away.
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Size: 15 patches
Compeed Total Care Invisible Cold Sore Patch
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