We are looking for people who suffer with cold sores to take part in a group discussion for 2 hours in London
Tuesday 26th June 2018
1pm. 4pm or 7pm (depending on answers)
Please answer the questions below.
Working status i.e., Student, Full time working, part time working etc.
Occupation of chief income earner in the household?
For how many years have you suffered with cold sores for?
How many episodes of cold sores do you have each year?
Which of the following statements applies to you?
I do not treat my cold sores medically
I have treated my cold sores medically once before but not again
I have treated y cold sores medically several times in the past but not anymore
I treat my cold sores medically sometimes
I treat my cold sores medically often/regularly
When was the last time you treated your cold sores medically?
If you no longer treat your cold sores medically, please tell us why?
How did you/do you treat your cold sores?
Both of the above
How willing are you to try/switch/use a topical treatment?
Which of the following treatments do you use/did you use to medically treat your cold sores?
Aciclovir such as Zovirax, Acic cream, Virasorb, etc
Penciclovir such as Denavir, Fenistil, Pencivir, etc
Docosanol such as Blistex, Abreva, Erazaban, etc
Zinc Sulphate such as Lypsyl cold sore, Virudermin Gel, Zinc Sulphate Topical cream
Melissa Leaves such LomaHerpan crème, etc
Other such as Bonjela, Cymex, Compeed, Triapten Antiviralcreme, etc– Please specify
None of the above
Please forward this on to anyone you know who may be interested.
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