I have a cold sore. It hurts and I want to pop it. People have said not to pop a cold sore, can i or no?

Update: so far there are four answers. i have popped my cold sores before but havent used any medication or what not. Someone said Zovirax, my mom went to the store the other day and couldn't find it. Where do you get it?!?!....o yeah, and i really want it to go away FAST!!!
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