Cold Sores

  If you get cold sores, there are remedies available over the counter to help relieve the pain. The best thing you can do for yourself if you get cold sores frequently is to keep them moist with an ointment you can get at any pharmacy location. Do not try...
  You sense a tingling on your lip that, in a day or two, turns into a red blister. It’s a cold sore and it’s difficult to hide or get rid of easily. With approximately 100 million episodes of recurrent cold sores occurring annually, all too many Americans are familiar with...
  Herpes simplex 1 is the virus behind cold sores. Up to 80% of the population has this virus in their body, though it is dormant for much of the time. Anyone who has ever had a painful, and ugly, outbreak has one main question that they want answered: how...
  It is important for all of us to learn bout Herpes Simplex. Anyone who is sexually active can get it on the genital skin with disastrous consequences. Your partner may pass it on without knowing and you may develop the active severe disease after many years, wondering from whom...
  Herpes Simplex- What is it? Herpes Simplex is an infection caused by the virus called Herpes Simplex Virus. The virus is of two types. HSV1 and HSV2. Herpes Simplex causes sores, and rashes on face and genitals. The virus type 1 causes sores on the mouth, which are called cold...
  Canker sore vs Cold sore, what is the difference? Well, to start a cold sore, also called a fever blister, is caused by the herpes simplex virus. Over half of the population has this virus in their system (this isn’t the same virus as the one that causes genital...
  How long do cold sores last? Well, it has been my experience that cold sores last approximately two weeks depending on their size and severity. If you are like me and are one of approximately 60 million Americans who are prone to developing cold sores then you already know...
  That tingling you feel just above your upper lip is unmistakable. You know that it’s the start of another cold sore. You’ve gone through this routine before. First it gets red, then that itchy tingly area puffs out into a big embarrassing cold sore.For some reason you can’t stop...
  Two of the most common disorders of the mouth, the cold sore and the canker sore, are often confused with one another. Knowing the difference between a cold sore and canker sore can affect your choice of treatment or home remedy. The difference between a cold sore and canker sore...
  Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus, a common and infectious virus which is usually contacted during childhood and hides in the nerve ganglia near where your cold sore usually appears. The virus can remain dormant for months or years without reappearing, until your body becomes unbalanced....

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